Diving Safety

Emergency Contact Information

(unless specified, all area codes are 808)

UNIVERSITY CONTACTS
DIVING SAFETY OFFICER
David Pence
Environmental Health and Safety Ofc
2040 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
956-9643 office
956-3205 fax
846-7814 pager
239-4418 home
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
Roy Takekawa, Director
2040 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
956-3200 office
956-8660 EHSO
956-3205 fax
846-2859 pager
 
DIVING CONTROL BOARD CHAIR
Tim Tricas, Ph.D
Department of Zoology
University of Hawaii-Manoa
152 Edmondson
Honolulu, HI 96822
956-6148
DIVING MEDICAL OFFICER
Richard Smerz, M.D
University of Hawaii Hyperbaric Treatment Ctr
Honolulu, HI 97817
587-3425

SEARCH, RESCUE AND CASUALTY EVACUATION
EMT/Ambulance, all Islands: Call 911
U.S. Coast Guard
Search and Rescue Operations Center: 541-2500
Honolulu, HI toll free cellular: *8724  (*USCG)
Response Stations:
Honolulu Harbor, Oahu 541-2454
Maalaea Harbor, Maui 244-7235
USCGC Point Evans, Nawiliwili Harbor, Kauai 246-0390
USCGC Kiska, Hilo Harbor, Big Island 933-6944
Air Evacuation Barberís Point NAS, Oahu (through Ops Center)
City and County of Honolulu
Fire and Rescue Call 911
Lifeguard Service 922-3888
Hospital Emergency Rooms
OAHU:
Kuakini Hospital, 347 N. Kuakini St., Honolulu 547-9540
Castle Memorial Hospital, 640 Ulukahiki St., Kailua 263-5500
Kahuku Hospital, Kahuku, 293-9221
Kapiíolani Medical Center, 1319 Punahou St., 973-8511
Queens Hospital, 1301 Punchbowl St., Honolulu 538-9011
Straub Hospital, 888 S. King St., Honolulu 522-4000
Wahiawa General Hospital, 128 Lehua St., Wahiawa 621-8411
MAUI:
Maui Memorial Hospital, 221 Mahalani St., Kahului 242-2343
LANAI:
Lanai Community Hospital 565-6411
MOLOKAI:
Molokai General Hospital 553-5331
BIG ISLAND (HAWAII):
Hilo Medical Center, 1190 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo 969-4111
Kona Community Hospital, Kealakekua 322-9311*
Kohala Hospital, Kapaau (Hawi) 889-6211*
N. Haw. Com. Hospital, 67-1125 Mamalahoa Hwy., Kamuela 885-4444*
Honokaa Hospital, Honokaa 775-7211
* at significant altitude
REGIONAL HYPERBARIC TREATMENT CENTERS
HAWAII:
University of Hawaii Hyperbaric Treatment Ctr
Kuakini Hospital
347 N. Kuakini St.
Honolulu, HI 96817
(staffed 24 hours, M.D. on call)
587-3425
GUAM:
Apra Harbor U.S. Naval Station
Ship Repair Facility
671-339-7143
MEDICAL ADVICE AND GUIDANCE
Dr. Richard Smerz, M.D., University Diving Medical Advisory Panel Chair
University Hyperbaric Medical Center
587-3425 (staffed 24 hours)

Diverís Alert Network (DAN)
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
919-684-2948 (General information on diving medicine.)
919-684-9111 (Emergencies only. Call COLLECT and state: ("I am reporting a diving accident")

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