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The US Army Corps of Engineers will provide an update on the Waiākea-Palai Stream Flood Control Study at a community meeting on Thursday, September 12, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Hilo Municipal Golf Course (Multipurpose Room), 340 Haihai St. in Hilo. Earlier this year, the US Army Corps of Engineers and Hawai‘i ...
Read More US Army Corps of Engineers to Provide Update on Waiākea-Palai Flood Mitigation Project Tonight at Community Meeting in Hilo

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 ...
Read More Waimea and Hanapepe Property Owners May Be Faced with Mandatory Flood Insurance Requirements

The Ala Wai Canal Flood Risk Management Project completed the Feasibility Stage in December 2017 when the Chief of Engineers for the US Army Corps of Engineers submitted the Chief’s Report to Congress.  The Record of Decision for the Environmental Impact Statement was signed by the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works in ...
Read More Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project Town Hall Meeting

Public and private land use planners, community leaders, government and elected officials convene annually for the Hawaii Congress of Planning Officials (HCPO) Conference.  Each year the conference is hosted by the counties on a rotating basis.  This year, the conference makes its way back to the valley isle and will be hosted by the County ...
Read More Save the Date: 2019 HCPO planned this Fall

Please join us at this years Building Industry Association (BIA) of Hawaii’s Home Building and Remodeling Show at Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall on January 25th through January 27th.  DLNR’s State NFIP coordinating office will be set up at booth #725, educating property owners on their flood risk and flood insurance.  Stop by and visit our ...
Read More The BIG Show this weekend

HAWAI‘I COUNTY, Hawai‘i – Flooding is one of the major natural disasters in the United States. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Insurance Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Hawai‘i County invite property owners and renters to an important educational meeting, in Hilo and in ...
Read More Hawaii County Property Owners & Renters Encouraged to Attend Important Educational Meeting on Flood and Other Insurance

State’s Largest Emergency Preparedness Event returns for its 6th year this coming Saturday, July 28th at Pearlridge Center from 10 AM – 2 PM.  Dozens of city, state, federal and non-governmental agencies will be on hand to offer valuable preparedness information and answer important questions you may have on preparing for an emergency or disaster. The ...
Read More 2018 Ready 2 React Emergency Preparedness Event

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Engineering Division presented information on the Manoa Stream Improvements at Woodlawn Drive Bridge project at the June 6, 2018 Manoa Neighborhood Board Meeting.  Copies of the information presented at the Neighborhood Board Meeting can be downloaded from these links: DOH HEER_Termiticides Fact Sheet Manoa NHB_Slides Manoa Stream Imp. ...
Read More Manoa Stream Improvements at Woodlawn Drive Bridge

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS SCHEDULED MAY 14-17 ON KAUA‘I  Policy holders affected by the April 15-16, 2018 flooding event urged to attend  LIHU‘E – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and County of Kaua‘i invites NFIP-insured renters, home and business owners affected by the April ...
Read More NFIP INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS ON KAUAI (MAY 14-17)

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) INFORMATIONAL SESSION SCHEDULED THURSDAY MAY 10 IN NIU VALLEY  Policy holders affected by the April 13, 2018 O‘ahu flooding event urged to attend HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and the City and County of Honolulu invite NFIP insured renters, home ...
Read More NFIP Informational Session at Niu Valley Middle School on May 10th

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