East Hawaii News

Kapi’olani Elementary Tsunami Evacuation Drill

September 17, 2015, 11:53 AM HST
* Updated September 17, 11:55 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

Chiefess Kapi’olani Elementary School students will take part in a tsunami evacuation drill on Friday, Sept. 25, according to school officials.

Each year, the school participates in an evacuation drill that takes students up towards Kinoole Street. Once students have assembled along the roadway, the students will walk to Wailoa Street, where another mass cross will be conducted.

Students will then find their way to the Saint Joseph School soccer field before returning to school the same way.

School officials say the drill is set to begin at 8:20 a.m. and should be completed by 8:45 a.m.

Motorists driving in the area during the time of the drill should plan another route if possible, use caution, and anticipate delays.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.