There are no emergencies at this time.

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