KAUAI RESIDENTS - if your home was damaged by the recent March flooding (MARCH 2020), the information you provide may be used to determine or not whether certain federal aid is made avail to Kauai residents/and or state of Hawaii. https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/96b5fb3676f94718b472e33894d93a51
The grace period for National Flood Insurance Premiums (NFIP) has been extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see FEMA's WYO bulletin (W-20002) for details.
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (HiDLNR) has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 global pandemic. With the uncertainty of this on-going national state of emergency, HiDLNR has made the difficult decision to cancel our annual Floodplain Management Conference scheduled for the week of August 16th 2020.
Save the Date 2020 PRiMO Conference March 10 to 13, 2020Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii https://twitter.com/PRiMOhui/status/1181347241325408258
A Big Mahalo to FEMA Region IX Flood Insurance Specialist, Edie Lohmann for taking time away from her busy schedule to lead a Flood Insurance Workshop here in Honolulu this past August for our local insurance agents, realtors, and lenders. Much Aloha also goes out to Hawaii Independent Insurance Agent Association (HIIA), Executive Director, Chenise... Continue Reading →
The US Army Corps of Engineers will provide an update on the Waiākea-Palai Stream Flood Control Study at a community meeting on Thursday, September 12, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Hilo Municipal Golf Course (Multipurpose Room), 340 Haihai St. in Hilo. Earlier this year, the US Army Corps of Engineers and Hawai‘i... Continue Reading →
July 27 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where: Pearlridge Mauka, first level and the T.J. Maxx parking lot. See Map Dozens of city, state, federal and non-governmental agencies will converge at Pearlridge Center on July 27 for Ready2React, the state’s largest emergency preparedness event. The family-friendly event will feature the largest collection of emergency vehicles... Continue Reading →
IMPORTANT UPDATE: We a pleased to announce that Hawaii Independent Insurance Agents (HIIA) Association has joined DLNR and FEMA RIX as sponsors of the upcoming National Flood Insurance Training Workshop being offered at the Ala Moana Hotel on August 15, 2019 for Insurance Agents, Realtors, and Lenders. Insurance agents play an important role in helping... Continue Reading →
Whether caused by hurricanes, tropical or winter storms, or by some other natural or man-made event, flooding represents a significant exposure to property and life in the US particularly in our coastal states. In 2018, Hawaii had three Presidentially declared disasters related to flooding. Insurance agents play an important role in helping homeowners, business owners,... Continue Reading →
"The Association of State Floodplain Managers has established a national program for certifying floodplain managers. This program recognizes continuing education and professional development that enhances the knowledge and performance of local, state, federal and private-sector floodplain management professionals." "The role of the nation's floodplain managers is expanding due to increases in disaster losses, the emphasis... Continue Reading →