CURRENT CAMPUS/COMMUNITY SAFETY NOTICES

UH Alert FINAL UPDATE – 3.27.15 – Fire on Wa’ahila Ridge 

The fire on Wa’ahila Ridge has been contained and does not present a continuing threat to UH Manoa campus.  This will be our final update on the fire.

UH Alert UPDATE – 3.27.15 – Fire on Wa’ahila Ridge
 

Honolulu Fire Department continues to control the fire on Wa’ahila Ridge.  There is still no immediate danger to campus.  We will send another update in the event that an evacuation is necessary, or when all is clear.


UH Alert – 3.27.15 – Fire on Wa’ahila Ridge
 

A fire has been reported on Wa’ahila Ridge, and flames are beginning to creep over the ridge towards the Newman Center and East-West Center on Manoa campus.  Police and Fire are on scene.  DPS is advising our community to check your surroundings.  Additional updates will be posted as necessary.

 


UHM Announce – 3.26.15 – Burglary at Hale Noelani
 

Yesterday evening, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, a burglary was reported at Hale Noelani.  The burglary occurred at 11:15 p.m last night, and a report has been filed with HPD. 
 
The male suspected is described as:

- Age: Early 20's
- Height: 6'4"
- Weight: 260 lbs.
- Complexion: Medium/Brown
- Build: Muscular
- Hair: Black, curly
- Facial Hair: Goatee
- Clothing: Yellow tee shirt, shorts, work shoes, black baseball cap


If you have any information:
Please contact UHM Department of Public Safety (UHM DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.
 
Campus Safety Tips From UHM DPS:

The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
- Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
- Keep blinds and curtains closed.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, and out of sight, and/or locked away.
- To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call UHM DPS at 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

 


UHM Announce – 3.25.15 – Burglary at Hale Noelani
 
Today, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, a burglary was reported at Hale Noelani.  The burglary occurred between 12:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. this afternoon, and a report has been filed with HPD.  There is no suspect description at this time.
 
If you have any information:
Please contact UHM Department of Public Safety (UHM DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.
 
Campus Safety Tips From UHM DPS:
The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
- Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
- Keep blinds and curtains closed.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, and out of sight, and/or locked away.
- To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call UHM DPS at 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

 





UHM Announce TEST - 3.18.15

This is a TEST email of the UHM integrated campus-wide UH ALERT emergency communications system.

In an actual emergency, you would be given instructions, updates and, ultimately, the final all-clear notification via emails and text messages (if you have signed up to receive emergency text alerts).  Keep your emergency contact information up-to-date at http://www.hawaii.edu/alert.

Emergency information, updates and the all-clear message would also be conveyed via the UHM home page at http://manoa.hawaii.edu/, emergency phone hotline at (808) 956-0001, Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/uhmanoa, and Twitter at http://twitter.com/UHManoaNews.

This TEST is conducted once each semester (this is the Spring 2015 test). If you are having technical trouble with UH ALERT, see the article at http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/1363 or send an email to em-info@lists.hawaii.edu.
 


UHM Announce – 3.10.15 – Moped Theft at Hale Laulima
 
Today, Tuesday, March 10, 2015, a moped was reported stolen.  The theft took place at the Hale Laulima bike racks between 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. this evening.  A report was filed with HPD.

The moped is described as a Black 2015 Sanyang DD50.

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our recent moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

UHM DPS recommends:
- Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
- To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
- Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
- Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
- Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
- Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
- Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).

If you see something suspicious, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911.

 
 
 
3.3.15 - UHM Announce - Motorcycle Theft at Moore Hall
Today, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, a motorcycle was reported stolen. The theft took place at Moore Hall between 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 28 and 3:15 this afternoon.

The vehicle is described as a yellow 2009 motorcycle, license 375XNR

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our recent moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

UHM DPS recommends:
  • Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
  • To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
  • Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
  • Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
  • Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
  • Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
  • Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).

If you see something suspicious, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911.

2.25.15 - UHM Announce - Moped Theft at Law School
This evening, Wednesday, February 25, 2015, a moped was reported stolen. The theft took place at the Law School moped parking between 10:45 a.m. and 6:40 p.m. today.

The moped is described as a pink TaoTao. 

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our recent moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

UHM DPS recommends:
  • Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
  • To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
  • Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
  • Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
  • Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
  • Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
  • Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).

If you see something suspicious, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911.

2.25.15 - UHM Announce - Fire on Wa'ahila Ridge
A fire has been reported on Wa'ahila Ridge, West of the Wa'ahila Apartments.  The fire is high on the ridge and does not present a fire danger to the community at the present time, however, smoke is causing limited visibility.  Police and Fire are on scene.  Dole Street remains open, but DPS is advising our community to commute using an alternate route and stay away from the area if possible.  Additional updates will be posted as necessary.
 
Safety Tips from UHM DPS:
  • Close windows to avoid smoke from entering your vehicle or home.
  • Use an alternate route away from the area if at all possible.

2.23.15 - UHM Announce - Burglary at University Housing
Today, Monday, February 23, 2015, a burglary was reported at University Housing (Wa'ahila Apartments). The burglary occurred between 8:00 a.m. and 6:25 p.m., and a report has been filed with HPD.  There is no suspect description at this time.
 
If you have any information:
Please contact UHM Department of Public Safety (UHM DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.
 
Campus Safety Tips From UHM DPS:
The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
  • Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
  • Keep blinds and curtains closed.
  • Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, and out of sight, and/or locked away.
  • To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call UHM DPS at 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

2.16.15 - UHM Announce - Attempted Robbery near Kuykendall Hall
This evening, Sunday, February 15, an attempted robbery was reported to UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS).  The incident took place at approximately 10:00 p.m. this evening on the ground floor outside of Kuykendall Hall.  An unknown male approached an employee and asked for his wallet.  The employee declined and the male fled on foot towards Dole Street.  No weapon or threat of force was used in this incident.

The male suspect is described as:
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Age: 40s
  • Height: 5’7”
  • Build: Medium
  • Clothing: Dark shirt and jeans
  • Other distinguishing characteristics: Man appeared to be homeless

Campus safety tips from UHM DPS:
  • Encourage friends to travel in pairs or with trusted companions, especially at night or in remote areas.
  • Utilize campus transportation resources. Call 956-SAFE (7233) for our Security Escort Service, which is available 7 days a week, from dusk until dawn.
  • If you feel that you or others are in danger, look for a blue light Emergency Call Box, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911, or call HPD at 911.
  • To report suspicious, illegal or unusual activity on campus, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

2.15.15 - UHM Announce - Sexual Assault Off-Campus
This afternoon, Sunday, February 15, an off-campus sexual assault was reported to DPS.  The incident took place at approximately 2:00 a.m. this morning near Beretania Street and University Avenue while a student was walking home.  An unknown male approached the student and grabbed her in several places before she managed to flee the area.

The male suspect is described as:
  • Ethnicity: African American
  • Hair: Black
  • Height: 5’10”
  • Build: Medium
  • Facial hair: Beard
  • Other distinguishing characteristics: Man appeared to be homeless

Remember:
  • It is a crime to intentionally touch someone against his or her will, regardless of the situation.
  • Responsibility is with the perpetrator, not the survivor -- no one deserves, asks for, or provokes sexual assault.
  • UHM provides counseling services to students.  For information, contact the Counseling and Student Development Center at (808) 956-7927.
  • For information on resources for survivors of sexual assault, contact the UH Manoa Women’s Center at (808) 956-8059.

Campus safety tips from UHM DPS:
  • Encourage friends to travel in pairs or with trusted companions, especially at night or in remote areas.
  • Utilize campus transportation resources. Call 956-SAFE (7233) for our Security Escort Service, which is available 7 days a week, from dusk until dawn.
  • If you feel that you or others are in danger, look for a blue light Emergency Call Box, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911, or call HPD at 911.
  • To report suspicious, illegal or unusual activity on campus, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

2.12.15 - Our first-ever Campus Safety E-Newsletter is here!
You can view the February 2015 edition by clicking on this link.

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2.9.15 - UHM Announce - Moped Theft at Hawaiian Studies Moped Parking
This morning, Monday, February 9, 2015, a moped was reported stolen.  The theft took place at the Hawaiian Studies moped parking between 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 7 and 8:40 a.m. this morning.

The moped is described as a white SYM, license W67401.

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our recent moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

UHM DPS recommends:
  • Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
  • To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
  • Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
  • Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
  • Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
  • Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
  • Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).

If you see something suspicious, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911.

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