With Hurricane Ian looming upon Florida and the eastern seaboard, it's a good time to remember we are still in hurricane season until November 30th. Check on your insurance policies. What does home, hurricane and flood insurance cover?
FEMA HQ Marketing and Outreach is hosting a 1-hour webinar to introduce insurance agents to NFIP’s Pacific Hurricane Outreach and Marketing materials and to answer any questions. As your clients undergo another hurricane season, guide them to follow their instincts and obtain a flood insurance policy. Whether they are ready to renew or start a... Continue Reading →
It is a common misconception that hurricanes do not cause damage to the Hawaiian Islands. In fact while hurricanes do not commonly make landfall in Hawaii, the increased rainfall, storm surges and ocean swells cause devastating damage. Over the past 8 years, FEMA has paid out Hawaii Residents over $1M in flood insurance claims. The... Continue Reading →
Stock your emergency preparedness kit with enough food and water for at least 14 days per person. Be sure to include other essential items such as a battery-operated radio.
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 →