Help Protect Hawaii, Become a Certified Floodplain Manager by taking the CFM Exam

"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 →

Community Meeting Regarding Federal Flood Mitigation Project for Waiakea-Palai Streams Slated for May 21

Hawaii County NEW RELEASE: May 6, 2019 CONTACT: Denise Laitinen, DPW Information & Education Specialist, 808.961-8499 Hilo, HI: As part of the US Army Corps of Engineers' Waiakea-Palai Stream Flood Control Study, the Hawai'i County Department of Public Works Engineering Division is holding a community meeting regarding the upcoming project on Tuesday, May 21, 2019,... Continue Reading →

Ala Wai Canal Project Meeting 2019

As we reported last week, the much promoted Town Hall meeting for Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project was held this past Tuesday, March 19th. The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources and the City and County of Honolulu Department of Design and Construction, in partnership with the United States Army Corps of Engineers,... Continue Reading →

Save the Date: 2019 HCPO planned this Fall

Public and private land use planners, community leaders, government and elected officials convene annually for the Hawaii Congress of Planning Officials (HCPO) Conference.  Each year the conference is hosted by the counties on a rotating basis.  This year, the conference makes its way back to the valley isle and will be hosted by the County... Continue Reading →

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