With hurricane season fast approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its National Flood Insurance Program advise Hawaii residents to prepare now for hurricane-related storms and flooding.
Prepare, Plan and Always Be Ready! Take action and be prepared for hurricanes, tropical cyclones and other severe events that could impact Hawaii:
In order to broadcast vital information in a timely manner, all four counties offer residents and visitors the ability to receive emergency notifications should they arise. These alerts will provide information on impending weather changes or emergencies.
For the past four years, hurricanes have caused above-average flooding. This year, we expect more of the same. Protect your home or business from unexpected flood damage with flood insurance from the NFIP.
The appointment-based bulky item pickup system goes island-wide for Oahu starting July 1. This targeted approach aims to reduce driving distances for garbage collection trucks, which decreases fuel consumption and emissions, ultimately saving us time and money while also being more environmentally friendly. Please dispose of your trash responsibly. Illegal dumping has far reaching effects.... Continue Reading →
“Where it can rain, it can flood,” says David Maurstad, senior executive of the NFIP. “One of the most important steps homeowners can take during the start of this year’s hurricane season is to renew or purchase flood insurance. With it, you have the peace of mind that comes with knowing you and your home can, and will, recover in the event of an unexpected flood.”
June 1, 2020 marks the official start of hurricane season in the Central Pacific. Flooding can happen to anyone. Now would be a good time to send a message to your clients on the importance of purchasing flood insurance to help protect their home and belongings. As an agent, a question to ask your clients... Continue Reading →
The Central Pacific Hurricane Center is hosting two courses for students and adults. "Hurricanes at Home!" and "Talk Story with the Central Pacific Hurricane Center" Discuss hurricane season and hurricane preparedness with meteorologists from NOAA.
Are you preparing for Hurricane Season? Thinking about getting flood insurance? Well you may want to call your agent ASAP. WHY? This afternoon, Congress approved a 2 week extension (until June 14) of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which was set to expire and required reauthorization by 11:59 PM EST tomorrow (May 31, 2019)... Continue Reading →