Student Health and Wellness Programs

July 2020 Stall Talk

Student Health and Wellness Programs

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season in Hawaiʻi runs from June 1st to November 30th. Early preparation for possible impact by a hurricane is key to keeping you both physically and mentally safe. Be prepared. Create a 14-Day Emergency Kit.

I kāhi ʻe ka mālia, hana i ka makau.
(While fair weather is still far away, make your fish hooks. Be Prepared.)
-- ʻŌlelo noʻeau 1176

Be Informed

Attend a hurricane preparedness workshop!
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Department of Public Safety is now offering virtual hurricane preparedness workshops, open to UH system students. Visit their website to register.

Sign up for alters to stay updated:
Register for the County of Hawaiʻi’s Emergency Notification System at:

Download a weather tracking app
Mobile applications offer up-to-date information and may also give you a clear explanation of what each level of alert means and what you should do.

Be Prepared

Create a 14-Day Emergency Kit

Have a personal/family emergency plan.

  • Create an emergency plan so that all family/household members know what to do in the event of an emergency. Discuss how you will communicate and where to meet in the event that you are separated.
  • Visit the American Red Cross to learn the 3 Steps to Creating an Emergency Plan.

Stall Talk created for you by: Student Health and Wellness Programs Contact us at (808) 932-7465 Student Services Building Room E-203

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Emergency Response Comprehensive Guidebook with information on campus wide emergency response to events such as hurricane, tsunami and fire are available online!

In an emergency:
Call 911 or
Campus Security:
(808) 974-7911 (x7911 campus phone)

Crisis Line of Hawaiʻi:
1-(800) 753-6879
(Available 24-hours, 7 days a week)

Hawaiʻi Crisis Text Line:
Text "ALOHA" to 741741

YWCA 24-hour Sexual Assault Hotline:
(808) 935-0677

Counseling Services:
(808) 932-7465
SSC E-203

Student Medical Services :
(808) 932-7369
CC 212

UH Hilo CARE Team:
Christopher Holland , Dean of Students

UH Hilo Title IX Office:
Jenna Waipa
(808) 932-7642

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