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Types of Emergency Notification for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo

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Emergency Notification—Ways we Keep you Informed

In the event of an emergency or natural disaster, the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is committed to providing official emergency information as quickly as the situation allows. Information concerning the status of University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo will be available to students, faculty, staff, parents and community members through a variety of sources, including:

  • University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Home Page
  • @uhhilo on Twitter
  • Email Communications
  • Voice and Text Alerts (Register now at UH Alerts)
  • University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Announcement/Message Boards across Campus
  • Local TV Stations (see below for list)
  • Local Radio Stations (see below for list)
  • Departmental Phone Trees
  • UH Hilo Campus Security Emergency Mega Phones
  • Press Releases

(note: The Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense also has options for emergency notification by phone and/or text messaging.)

If you need additional information, contact Ken Ikeda, Campus Environmental Health and Safety Officer at or Marcia Sakai, Vice Chancellor of Administrative Affairs at

Local TV Stations

Local Radio Stations