Emergency Information

In the event of an emergency, this page will include important updates and information for the Mid-Pacific community.

During an emergency, Mid-Pacific will notify students, parents, faculty and staff via the e2Campus emergency alert system and post messaging to the Mid-Pacific website and official social media sites. To update your emergency contact information, log in to myPueo and complete the "Profile Update Form" located in the "Contact Us" Resource Board.

Mid-Pacific students, faculty and staff may also sign up for emergency text and/or email notifications from the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management for the most up-to-date emergency news and information.


Latest Updates

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 12:40 p.m.

As of 12:20 p.m., the Tsunami Watch for the State of Hawaii has been canceled according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. All Mid-Pacific classes and campus operations continue as scheduled.

Mahalo and stay safe!

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 10:40 a.m.

A Tsunami Watch has been issued for the State of Hawaii. Mid-Pacific is closely monitoring the situation and will provide more information at regular intervals regarding any safety action steps. Updates will be sent via email and text and posted to the Mid-Pacific website at www.midpac.edu/emergency.

A Watch means a tsunami may impact Hawaii, but the threat and potential impacts are still being evaluated by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Prepare by knowing if you are in an EVACUATION RED ZONE. Mid-Pacific Institute is in a GREEN ZONE.

Here is the latest information:

A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII EFFECTIVE AT
0938 AM HST.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME - 0928 AM HST 04 MAR 2021
COORDINATES - 29.6 SOUTH 176.0 WEST
LOCATION - KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
MAGNITUDE - 8.0 MOMENT

EVALUATION

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A TSUNAMI MAY HAVE BEEN GENERATED BY
THIS EARTHQUAKE THAT COULD BE DESTRUCTIVE ON COASTAL AREAS EVEN
FAR FROM THE EPICENTER. AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE
IF THERE IS A TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

IF TSUNAMI WAVES IMPACT HAWAII THE ESTIMATED EARLIEST ARRIVAL OF
THE FIRST TSUNAMI WAVE IS

0435 PM HST THU 04 MAR 2021

FURTHER MESSAGES WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS
WARRANT UNTIL THE THREAT TO HAWAII HAS PASSED.

More information may be found at:

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency: http://dod.hawaii.gov/hiema/

The Pacific Disaster Center's Disaster Alert app: https://disasteralert.pdc.org/disasteralert/

City and County of Honolulu Alert System: https://hnl.info/alerts/

Mid-Pacific Social Media Links:

twitter.com/midpac

facebook.com/midpac

Important contact information
Mid-Pacific Campus Security (808) 973-5133

In the event of a campus emergency, call 911. When calling 911, have the following information available:

School nameMid-Pacific
School address 2445 Ka‘ala Street (Manoa)
School phone number973-5000 and extension number if applicable
Type of emergencyFire, medical emergency etc.
Specific locationBuilding name on campus
Information about injuriesType, name and ages of injured, and severity if known
Severe Weather Information

The National Hurricane Center provides information on weather systems that are located east of the 140 longitude.

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center provides information on weather systems that are located west of the 140 longitude.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center provides information on Pacific basin tsunamis.

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency provides emergency guidance information and state of Hawaii news releases.