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Counties with the most emergency shelters in Hawaii
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Counties with the most emergency shelters in Hawaii

from Stacker

Knowing where nearby emergency shelters are located is another way to prepare for the worst. In the event of flooding, hurricane-level winds, or other disasters, emergency shelters offer a place to sleep, and also often provide food, water, and first aid services. Stacker examined the Department of Homeland Security's National Shelter System Facilities database to identify the counties with the most emergency shelters in Hawaii. Counties are ranked by emergency shelters per 100K people, with total capacity per 100K people serving as a tiebreaker.

#4. Honolulu County

- Emergency shelters per 100K people: 36.2 (367 shelters in database)
- Emergency shelter capacity per 100K: 9,243,588 people (93,837,853 total capacity)
- Shelters with generators: 5
- Shelters in 100-year floodplain: 10

#3. Maui County

- Emergency shelters per 100K people: 47.4 (78 shelters in database)
- Emergency shelter capacity per 100K: 14,041,870 people (23,108,425 total capacity)
- Shelters with generators: 2
- Shelters in 100-year floodplain: 2

#2. Kauai County

- Emergency shelters per 100K people: 51.9 (38 shelters in database)
- Emergency shelter capacity per 100K: 13,913,240 people (10,191,031 total capacity)
- Shelters with generators: 0
- Shelters in 100-year floodplain: 0

#1. Hawaii County

- Emergency shelters per 100K people: 60.4 (121 shelters in database)
- Emergency shelter capacity per 100K: 17,391,769 people (34,864,931 total capacity)
- Shelters with generators: 1
- Shelters in 100-year floodplain: 3

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