Red Cross rises to the challenge

Bethany Freudenthal / The Garden Island

One resident spent the night at the Red Cross shelter in Princeville, located at the Church of the Pacific. Volunteers, from left, Jan Little, Anna Meyers and Jan Dayton, said about 50 people can be housed at this location. Other Red Cross shelters on the North Shore are located at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center and Kilauea School.

Bethany Freudenthal / The Garden Island

Shelter manager Michael Lucey is no stranger to hurricanes. The Houston resident helped run two shelters during last year’s recovery effort after Hurricane Harvey, and Thursday was deployed to help run the Kilauea Neighborhood Center shelter for Hurricane Lane evacuees.

PRINCEVILLE — After a 12-hour flight from Ohio and a three-hour layover in Honolulu Wednesday, Jan Dayton deboarded the plane at Lihue Airport and headed straight for the Red Cross shelter at Church of the Pacific in Princeville.