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 →

New Topographic Data for Hawaii

Data on ground elevations are the most important input for flood maps and this hazard mapping is the foundation for floodplain management and flood insurance rating.  Light Detection and Ranging (Lidar) is a remote sensing method used to examine the surface of the Earth.  The United States Geological Survey's (USGS) 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) announced... Continue Reading →

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