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Date: Monday, August 13, 2007
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

UH Hilo closed on August 14 due to possible hurricane

The public is informed that due to Hurricane Flossie, all scheduled activities for the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawai`i Community College are cancelled for Tuesday, August 14, 2007. Because of projected weather related hazards, all non-essential faculty and staff should not report to work.

The UH Hilo Student Housing and food services will remain in operation.

At this time, all campus operations are expected to resume as scheduled on Wednesday, August 15, 2007. However, due to the unpredictability of the effects of Hurricane Flossie, please monitor the major media and check for updates posted on the UH Hilo Web site, http://www.uhh.hawaii.edu/.

For more information, please see the Web sites listed below:

Hurricane Flossie updates (from Central Pacific Hurricane Center)
http://www.prh.noaa.gov/cphc/tcpages/FLOSSIE.php

Hawai`i County Civil Defense Web page
http://co.hawaii.hi.us/cd/message.html

Hurricane Preparedness Guide (from Hawai`i County Civil Defense)
http://www.hawaii-county.com/cd/hpg/main.html

UH Hilo Emergency Operations Plan
http://www.uhh.hawaii.edu/uhh/vcadmin/documents/UHHandHawCCEOP_001.pdf


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