John Datiles joins the Flood Control/Dam Safety Ohana with the responsibility of administering the State General Flood Control Plan (SGFCP).
Join Sticky the Opihi in his adventures, and learn about storms and flooding in this family friendly activity book. Including coloring, drawing, word searches, and mazes.
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 →
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has determined the Waimea and Hanapepe levees on Kaua‘i do not provide a high level of protection and are to be de-accredited. New preliminary flood maps, effective in 2020 show areas behind the Waimea and Hanapepe levees to be in a high-risk flood zone The DLNR Engineering Division, FEMA... Continue Reading →
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 →
For our new blog segment, Throwback Thursday, what could be better than watching an informative video from a few years back, about the wet season here in Hawaii - and how to stay safe when experiencing flash flood or if you get caught outside during a storm. We don't have a cold season here in... Continue Reading →