Be Prepared!
Hurricane season begins June 1

Although hurricane season officially runs from June 1 through November 30, it is always a good idea to stay vigilant and be prepared throughout the year. Preparing for a disaster is the most important step in keeping you and your family safe. Know what to do in the event of a hurricane and be prepared. Take some time to familiarize yourself with the information and numerous resources available on disaster preparedness found here.

Have a Plan! Click here for information on creating a family plan.
Make A Kit!  Click here for an Emergency Kit checklist.

Tracking a Hurricane
If a hurricane is approaching Hawaii, you will learn about it from radio and television news reports. The news media will report advisories as they receive them from the National Weather Service (NWS) in Honolulu. In addition, residents should stay tuned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam TV-Channel  2. (TV2 will be on text crawl, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.) MORE…

Be Prepared for Hickam
If a hurricane is approaching Hawaii, you will learn about it from radio and television news reports. The news media will report advisories as they receive them from the National Weather Service (NWS) in Honolulu. In addition, residents should stay tuned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam TV-Channel  2. (TV2 will be on text crawl, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.)

Click here for NOAA's Extreme Weather Information sheet-Hawaii Edition.
 
Get emergency updates on:

Navy Region Hawaii website

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Facebook

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam website

Hickam Communities Facebook

Hickam Communities Website

Preparing for Your Pets
Keep in mind pets are not allowed in emergency shelters. They can be placed in POV, but are the owners' responsibility. Be sure to leave a supply of food /water and adequate ventilation for your pet! Just as you do with your family's emergency supply kit, think first about the basics for survival, particularly food and water. MORE...

Evacuation Plans & Shelters
JBPHH directs its residents to shelter in place, meaning, stay in your home in case of a hurricane.  When community evacuations become necessary, JBPHH officials with support from Hickam Communities will provide information to residents through various methods that include, but are not limited to: mass media, sirens or telephone calls, social media, and door-to-door notification. MORE…

Other News Sources
In addition to TV2, JBPHH and Hickam Communities Facebook pages and websites, the following websites and radio stations are great resources for up-to-date information about weather-related emergencies.

Hawaii State Civil Defense

National Weather Service – Honolulu (National Oceans & Atmospheric Association [NOAA])

KSSK Radio 92.3 FM / 590 AM


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