University of Hawaiʻi — West Oʻahu

Emergency Information


Tropical Storm Darby

Updated July 25, 2016, 8:53am

  • Darby weakens to a Tropical Depression as it moves away from Kauai.
  • There are currently no coastal WATCHES or WARNINGS in effect.

Updated July 23, 2016, 8:23am

  • A Tropical Storm WARNING is in effect for the island of Oahu, Hawaii County and Maui County.

Updated July 22, 2016, 11:45am

  • A Tropical Storm WARNING is in effect for Hawaii County and Maui County.
  • Forecasters are warning residents to prepare for a storm with winds strong enough to bring down trees and power lines and damage roofs and weak structures.
  • A Flash Flood WATCH is in effect for Hawaii County and Maui County through Sunday afternoon. 
  • The National Weather Service and State officials are continuing to monitor Tropical Storm Darby.
  • Please follow the National Weather Service, other official agencies and local media for the latest weather news.

Stay informed

  • UH students, faculty and staff are encouraged to sign up for UH Alert to be informed via text message about emergency situations affecting our 10 campuses
  • Notifications affecting UH campuses will be posted at this website:



Be AWARE: Crime occurs when there is opportunity, so limit the risk.

  • Don’t leave your valuables unattended or unsecured.
  • Lock your office doors when you step out of your office or leave for the day.
  • Avoid risky situations; take notice of your surroundings.

Be ALERT: Stay current on the latest risks and vulnerabilities

  • Notice if there are signs of suspicious activity (blocking of doors or exits, pry marks, tampering) or suspicious people hanging around your area.
  • Sign up for UH Alert Emergency Notifications at

Be SAFE: Keep at a safe distance if you encounter a potential danger.

  • Don’t confront or corner a suspicious person or persons.
  • Make note of physical description and actions of the person(s).
  • After dark, walk with friends or call Campus Security for an escort 689-2911

REPORT: If you observe a suspicious person or activity, contact Campus Security immediately to report the activity.

  • Program into your phone the UH West Oʻahu Campus Security number: 689-2911
  • Use one of the Emergency Call Boxes (blue light) located on campus, these connect directly to the security officer.
  • If a serious crime is occurring near campus, call the Honolulu Police Department: 911