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List of emergency shelters to open on Oahu

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has announced ten emergency shelters will open on Oahu at 3 p.m. Monday.

These shelters, operated by the American Red Cross, provide only emergency refuge.  You must bring all of your supplies with you including food, water, other emergency needs as well as bedding or a cot to sleep on.  For the safety and security of evacuees Red Cross shelters do not allow smoking,  guns, drugs, alcohol or other hazardous items.

Those on medication should bring a 7-10 day supply of medication.  Diabetics should bring their medication and glucometers.  Those with respiratory issues should bring inhalers and nebulizers. As with all other evacuees, those on special diets should bring their own food.

In addition these shelters will accommodate pets.  Pet owners must provide a solid sided pet carrier or cage for each pet, food, water and sanitation supplies.  In addition owners will be expected to assist in the care of their pets.

Shelters:

Waianae District Park

Wahiawa District Park

Ewa Mahiko District Park

Kailua District Park

Kilauea District Park

Koko Head District Park

Waimanalo District Park

Waialua Church of Christ

BYU Hawaii

Kalakaua District Park

The mayor has also asked that all other Oahu residents shelter in place starting early this evening. He urges commuters to stay off the roads as the storm draws nearer.

 

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