Red Cross reminds us to prepare for hurricane season

Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, and families are encouraged to take some simple steps that can save their lives if Hawai‘i is hit by a major disaster. This year for the Central Pacific, 2-6 tropical cyclones systems are predicted. Just one hurricane has the potential to devastate our entire state. The Hawai‘i Red Cross works hard in this community every day to provide relief for those whose lives have been torn apart by disasters. Equally important is preparing individuals, families, and communities before disaster strikes so that families and individuals can learn ways to stay safe during the annual hurricane season and all year long. Due to COVID-19, we will be seeing some changes within our Emergency Hurricane Evacuation Shelters. Become Red Cross Ready with three easy steps: