Beginning July 1, 2020 bulky items will be collected by appointment only for all areas of O`ahu.

The appointment-based bulky item pickup system goes island-wide for Oahu starting July 1. This targeted approach aims to reduce driving distances for garbage collection trucks, which decreases fuel consumption and emissions, ultimately saving us time and money while also being more environmentally friendly. Please dispose of your trash responsibly. Illegal dumping has far reaching effects.... Continue Reading →

FEMA Urges Hawaii Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Season

“Where it can rain, it can flood,” says David Maurstad, senior executive of the NFIP. “One of the most important steps homeowners can take during the start of this year’s hurricane season is to renew or purchase flood insurance. With it, you have the peace of mind that comes with knowing you and your home can, and will, recover in the event of an unexpected flood.”

A Message to Insurance Agents

June 1, 2020 marks the official start of hurricane season in the Central Pacific.  Flooding can happen to anyone.  Now would be a good time to send a message to your clients on the importance of purchasing flood insurance to help protect their home and belongings.   As an agent, a question to ask your clients... Continue Reading →

Governor extends stay-at-home orders; telework continues until May 31

The Department of Land & Natural Resources NFIP/Floodplain Management office is currently teleworking in an effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Per Hawaii Governor Ige’s sixth supplementary proclamation, stay-at-home orders have been extended and the office is expected to telework until May 31st, or further notice. Flood Mapping and Technical Assistance Call: FEMA Map Information... Continue Reading →

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