Thursday, August 7, 2014

 Weather Update

Please continue to monitor your emails for contact from your professors/HPU about Monday night classes.

From the HPU Emergency Operations Team:

Updated: Thursday, Aug. 7, 12:26 p.m.

Hawai‘i Pacific University is closing its campuses at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7, in anticipation of Hurricane Iselle's projected pass near/over O‘ahu. As announced yesterday, the campuses will be closed Friday, Aug. 8, and Saturday, Aug. 9.

The closures include the university’s Downtown and Hawaii Loa campuses, the Oceanic Institute of HPU at Makapu‘u Point, and all military base locations. No classes or activities that are scheduled from 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday or Saturday will be held. Additionally, Monday, Aug. 11, HPU classes on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will not be held.

Only employees deemed as essential — with responsibilities related to campus emergency operations — will be asked to report to work. For all others, do not come to campus when it is closed.

On Thursday, the last university campus shuttle will depart from downtown at 6 p.m., heading toward Hawaii Loa Campus. There will be no shuttle service Friday-Sunday.

As a safety precaution, please shut down all electronics, including computers, printers and monitors. If possible, unplug them. If your office is in danger of flooding, remove electronics from the floor. Please make sure to secure confidential information and lock all doors before you leave.

The university's Emergency Operations Team will continue to monitor Hurricane Iselle and Hurricane Julio’s progress and potential impacts. Should storm-related issues impede normal operations following Saturday, updates will be shared on Sunday morning on the university website ( and also HPU’s RAVE Alert emergency messaging system (

HPU Emergency Operations Team