TSUNAMI, TIDAL WAVE, OR FLOOD
Warning: Radio announcements, civil defense sirens, television, and newspapers
Method: Honolulu Observatory Warning issued by Civil Defense authorities through radio and television, President’s Office.
How Received: The Attention/Alert Signal is a steady blast for one Minute on sirens, followed by one minute of silence. Repeated five times, or telephone from authorities.
The estimated time of arrival of a tidal wave will dictate the course of action to be taken. The President or authorized representative may initiate the following emergency actions:
- Order Evacuation of the College if it may be affected by such water action.
- On official request, execute the Convert Campus action.
Flood warnings are issued by the Weather Bureau. The extent and locale of flood danger will dictate action to be taken.
If a decision is made to evacuate the campus, campus evacuation procedures will be followed.