As Hurricane Lane approaches the islands this week, are you prepared for the possible impact? If not, take the time to get your family ready by knowing your zone and evacuation area, creating a family emergency plan, reviewing your insurance policies, and having a hurricane emergency kit at hand.
You can get all the items you need in your kit at your neighborhood City Mill, which has eight locations throughout Oahu. “We have a wide variety of products ranging from preventative to supplies to help clean up during the aftermath,” says Shannan Okinishi, marketing manager of City Mill.
Here’s an A-Z list of the 28 items you’ll need in preparation for hurricane season:
- 208 Henry’s Wet Patch Roof Cement
- Barbecue Grills
- Bottled Waters
- Butane stove and cartridges
- Duct Tape
- First Aid Kit
- Floor Squeegee
- Hurricane Ties
- Masking Tape
- Plastic Storage Bins
- Poly Sheeting
- Rubber Boots
- Sand Bags
- Trash Bags
- Water BOB emergency water storage container (expected in stores this week, ahead of the impending storm)
- Water Jugs (expected in stores this week, ahead of the impending storm)
- Wet/Dry Vac
City Mill also has hand gas generators, bungees and paracords for you to purchase. “Please be prepared; I know everyone’s heard it before but it’s really better to be safe than sorry,” urges Okinishi.