Princeville Alert

PHCA is implementing Princeville Alert, a SMS messaging system, to improve communications with both residents and visitors.  There are many times when being able to communicate with residents instantly would be beneficial.  A few examples include: road work, water outages, neighborhood watch alerts, event notices, natural emergencies, etc. Emails often don’t get the job done.  Princeville Alert will allow PHCA to send instant messages to your mobile phone. To take advantage of the system requires enrollment and agreement with the following  terms.

Summary Terms & Conditions

Our mobile text messages are intended for subscribers over the age of 13 and are delivered via U.S. short code 77453. You may receive up 10 messages per month. This service is available to persons with text-capable phones subscribing to AT&T, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile®, Sprint, Virgin Mobile USA, Cincinnati Bell, Centennial Wireless, Unicel, U.S. Cellular®, or Boost. For help, text HELP to 77453, email, or call [+1] 808-826-6687. You may stop your mobile subscription at any time by text messaging STOP to short code 77453

Princeville Alert Enrollment Instructions

Mobile Phone: using the messaging app, type the short-code 77453 into the phone number field. Then type pvlres into the message field.  You will then be asked a short series of questions. Please answer all questions as it will help us target messages to certain areas/users when needed. 

Computer: Using your computer browser, go to:

and answer the short series of questions. You will then receive a SMS message asking you to confirm your enrollment by responding with the word VERIFY.

The two enrollment methods ask the same questions.  Generally, your answers will allow messages to be targeted to the appropriate recipients. For example, your address allows us to target individual streets or neighborhoods.  If you respond “yes” to wanting local promotions, you may receive a limited number (less than 10 per month) of special offers from local companies.

You can cancel your enrollment to Princeville Alert at any time via your mobile phone by sending the word stop to the short-code 77453.