October 19 update:  Normal operations are anticipated to resume for all campuses on Monday, October 20.  

October 17 update: Hurricane Ana

University of Hawai‘i System announces the following schedules for all campuses over the weekend. Please confirm with individual campus websites for most updated information.

Normal operations are anticipated at this time to resume for all campuses on Monday, October 20.

Saturday, October 18

Sunday, October 19

October 16, 2:20 p.m. update: Tropical Storm Ana

UH West Hawai‘i (Hawai‘i Island)
Classes and activities at the UH Center, West Hawai‘i on Hawai‘i Island are canceled for Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18 and the center will be closed.

UH East Hawai‘i (Hawai‘i Island)
UH Hilo, Hawai‘i Community College and NHERC will remain open and classes will meet Friday, with the exception of the Hawai‘i Community College Motorcycle Training class on Saturday, which is canceled.

However, conditions are unpredictable and should they require other closures, we will inform you through a UH alert.

All Other Campuses
At this stage, all other campuses remain open and classes will be conducted as scheduled. Please visit hawaii.edu/emergency or your campus homepage for updates.

October 15 update: Tropical Storm Ana

The University of Hawai‘i is monitoring Tropical Storm Ana and working closely with state and county officials to anticipate its possible impact on Hawai‘i.

Decisions on the cancellation of classes and activities will be made by individual campuses. Please go to your campus website for the latest information.

Updates will be provided as needed at hawaii.edu and the UH System emergency website.

Disaster preparedness information may be found at:

Puna lava flow update

NOTE: The University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and Hawai‘i Community College are closely monitoring the June 27th lava flow from Kilauea. Please see their Puna Lava Flow Information page for contingency plans and more details.


UH Alert

UH has a comprehensive system of emergency messaging called UH Alert.

Current capabilities include email and text messaging for faculty, staff and students.

Students, faculty and staff may now sign up online to receive alerts via these channels.

Find out more.

Emergency Information

In the event of an emergency, this page will provide information about the nature of the incident, how to remain safe and when status has returned to normal. 

When appropriate, the university will alert faculty, staff and students via email and/or UH Alert. Information will also be provided through campus webpages and local news media.

Reporting an emergency

Preparing for an emergency