Hawaii Floodplain Management 2021 Virtual Training

These workshops are open to all Hawaii citizens, and will discuss floodplain management principles, the NFIP, and State standards. This training will be useful to community officials, as well as design professionals such as architects, engineers, and surveyors. Take advantage of this FREE training opportunity made possible by FEMA Region 9 in partnership with Hawaii DLNR.

Who’s Knocking at Your Door?

According Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Hawaii has had on average one Presidential Disaster Declaration involving flooding every 2 years since 2000. This doesn't include the recent floodS that the entire State has experienced over the past couple weeks (state and local officials are still evaluating the damages) or other severe weather events that were... Continue Reading →

Flood Survivor’s Resource Page Available

It may be overwhelming for flood survivors to search for important resources during the recovery period, all the while there is still a looming threat of more rain and flooding. Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) wants to help by hosting a dedicated web page that pulls together important resources from various sources, so... Continue Reading →

Governor Ige signs Emergency Declaration

Severe Flooding on Maui and Oahu - Residents and Businesses Urged to Report Flood Damages with Counties On March 9th, 2020, Governor David Ige signed an emergency declaration for the entire State of Hawai‘i as a result of severe weather that has caused devastating flash floods, landslides, over topping of Kaupakalua dam (on Maui), and prompted emergency... Continue Reading →

KAUA‘I PROPERTY OWNERS MAY BE FACED WITH MANDATORY FLOOD INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS ON FEBRUARY 26

Hanapēpē & Waimea Rivers & Moloa‘a Stream & Bay Areas Impacted DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES  COUNTY OF KAUA‘I  DAVID Y. IGEGOVERNOR  SUZANNE D. CASECHAIRPERSON   DEREK KAWAKAMIMAYOR JOINT NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 12, 2021 KAUA‘I PROPERTY OWNERS MAY BE FACED WITH MANDATORY FLOOD INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS ON FEBRUARY 26  Hanapēpē & Waimea Rivers... Continue Reading →

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