Lahainaʻs four public schools will be closed on Monday, Nov. 6, 2023, out of an abundance of caution due to the Red Flag Warning in effect for all leeward areas of Maui County and Hawaiʻi Island.
King Kamehameha III Elementary, Princess Nāhi‘ena‘ena Elementary, Lahaina Intermediate and Lahainaluna High School will be closed to students and staff.
The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning through 6 p.m. Monday. A high wind advisory also is in effect for the eastern islands, with winds strengthening statewide through Monday, according to the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency.
Schools have emergency preparedness plans in place and the Department of Education will continue to work closely with state and county emergency officials to monitor the situation.