Emergency Information and Procedures
In the event of an emergency, students must follow university emergency protocol and directions given by Housing and Residence Life staff, HPU security, other university employees, and/or local law enforcement. Evacuation during an emergency or drill is required. Students who do not evacuate may face disciplinary action and/or fines.
Emergency Evacuation Procedures: In the event you need to evacuate your room, close your door, move quickly and calmly to the nearest emergency exit stairwell and MEET AT THE DESIGNATED ASSEMBLY AREA.
HLC Evacuation Assembly Areas: Upon exiting the building, the Housing and Residence Life staff will assemble at the following locations where the CAs will account for their residents:
Melia Hall: Residents assemble on the grassy area at the bottom of Residence Hall Road.
Mokihana Hall: Residents assemble across Residence Hall Road on the grassy area at the top and to the right of the stairwell leading to the tennis courts.
‘Ilima Hall: Residents assemble across Residence Hall Road on the grassy area at the top and to the left of the stairwell leading to the tennis courts.
Kukui Hall: Residents assemble across Residence Hall Road on the grassy area at the speed limit sign.
Lokelani Hall: Residents assemble across Residence Hall Road on the grassy area directly above the softball field.
Lehua Hall: Residents assemble on the walkway leading toward the Academic Center near Annex building.
Dining Commons Complex: Exit up the walkway toward the Academic Center and assemble on the grassy hill directly behind Lehua Hall.
Waterfront Lofts Evacuation Assembly Areas: Upon exiting the building, the Housing and Residence Life staff will assemble at the following locations where the CAs will account for their residents:
Building 1 and 4: Residents assemble at the west side of Irwin Park.
Building 2 and 3: Residents assemble at the east side of Irwin Park.
DO NOT CONGREGATE AT THE BUILDING ENTRANCE. STAY OFF THE ROADS. AFTER EVACUATION, NO ONE IS TO RE-ENTER THE HALLS OR ANY BUILDING FOR ANY REASON, UNLESS INSTRUCTED BY A UNIVERSITY OFFICIAL.
In the event Waterfront Lofts residents must evacuate the Aloha Tower Marketplace facility, residents will be informed of the off-campus emergency location, which is located in the downtown Honolulu area. Please follow all directions given by Housing and Residence Life staff, HPU security, and/or other university employees.
Campus Shelter in Place Guide
If sheltering in place, underground garages, basements and concrete are the best structures for sheltering. However, any structure is better than being caught outside. If you are at your on-campus residential community, go to the following areas for shelter:
ALOHA TOWER MARKETPLACE:
ATM Building 1 2nd Floor: Room 2133 (Refuse Room)
ATM Building 2 2nd Floor: Room 2229 (Refuse Room)
ATM Building 3 2nd Floor: Room 2322 (Refuse Room)
ATM Building 4 2nd Floor: Stairwell across from 2412
ATM Bldg. 1 and 2 3rd Floor: Stairwell near elevators
HLC CAMPUS: Shelter in place in the Academic Center stairwell.
Evacuation instructions are provided in your unit; residents will evacuate the building and meet at Tamarind Park located across the street at 1001 Bishop Street where the ponds are located. Follow the instructions set forth by the staff.
Evacuation instructions are provided in your unit; residents will evacuate across the street in front of the building entrance. Follow the instructions set forth by the staff.
In the event of a lock down, please follow the directions given by university employees. Lock downs require students, faculty, and staff to lock the doors of where they are located when the instructions are issued. An all clear message must be issued to resume activities. Please follow instructions from HPU security and local law enforcement.
University officials are not authorized to provide transportation to/from a medical facility in the event of a medical emergency. Residents requiring immediate medical attention may dial 911; in circumstances where a resident is unable to call, HPU staff may call 911 on behalf of the resident. If possible, HPU security and a Housing and Residence Life staff member should also be contacted. If a student does not use ambulance services for transportation, they should arrange for private or public transportation to and from the medical facilities. Students should not visit the Student Health Services Office for care in the event of a medical emergency.
Missing Person Policy
The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires all institutions that provide on-campus student housing to establish a student notification policy and procedures. For more information, refer to the Missing Person Policy and Procedures in the “Student Handbook.”