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We are only half way through the 2016 hurricane season and we’ve already had a busy season so far with the most recent near misses from Hurricane Madeline and Hurricane Lester.  Why not take this opportunity before the next storm threatens Hawaii to educate yourself on emergency preparedness. This coming Saturday, the Ewa Emergency Preparedness ...
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HAWAII ASSOCIATION OF REALTOR PRESENTS – An October Roadshow featuring informative speakers tackling important topics that affect Hawaii Real Estate.  Don’t miss this opportunity to educate yourself with knowledge on current issues to better serve your clients.  Seating is still available, so don’t delay and sign up today at: https://www.hawaiirealtors.com/roadshow EVENT AGENDA: Speaker:  Jerry Giovaniello, NAR Senior Vice ...
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There are real difficulties in addressing stormwater infrastructure needs for resolving growing water quality and quantity challenges. Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) is a developing field of practice and management of water quality and quantity, and more and more becoming required by regulations and plans. This program brings together leaders and experts from Hawai‘i and the continental U.S. to advance practice ...
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Ready 2 React 2016

Posted on Jul 18, 2016 in NFIP News, Uncategorized

LEARN HOW YOU CAN BE READY 2 REACT TO ANY EMERGENCY OR DISASTER THAT MAY STRIKE OAHU. Join the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management and our community’s first responders for an emergency preparedness event on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Pearlridge Center Uptown and Toys “R” US parking lot.  For ...
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In this Issue: NFIP Eligibility in Jeopardy Due to HRS 46-88 DLNR on the Road … Hawaii’s First Workshop on Sea Level Rise Explores Risks and Adaptation Strategies 2015 Elevation Certificate has been Revised How to Obtain an Elevation Certificate for Oahu Construction in a Special Flood Hazard Area ATTENTION: MAUI COUNTY PROPERTY OWNERS !! ...
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Are YOU and your family prepared for a disaster or other emergency event? Would you know what to do, what emergency supplies you should have on hand or know how to communicate with your loved ones if separated during a disaster? Learn about these issues and much, much MORE tonight at a FREE disaster preparedness ...
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The Department of Land and Natural Resources is once again hosting it’s annual Floodplain Manager’s Conference on August 17th and 18th in Honolulu at the Manoa Grand Ballroom. There are still seats available to the 12th annual Hawaii Floodplain Manager’s Conference.  Check out this year’s conference agenda.   To register, visit: https://2016hifpmconference.eventbrite.com. Contact, conference coordinator Kristen Akamine ...
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Of all natural disasters, hurricanes are perhaps the most devastating to the built environment.  HURRIPLAN, is a newly developed approach for hurricane resilient community planning and building design.  Designing for hurricane hazards and community sheltering also provides the opportunity to deploy sustainable design strategies which enhance the resilience of coastal communities.  HURRIPLAN is a two-day ...
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The City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management, in partnership with Council Member Ron Menor and Council Chair Ernie Martin, is sponsoring the “GET READY MILILANI Emergency Preparedness Fair” tomorrow (May 21, 2016) from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Mililani High School Cafeteria.  Learn important tools to prepare your family, home, school, ...
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  A “Base Flood Elevation” (aka BFE) is a extremely important elevation needed for developing in a floodplain and for flood insurance rating purposes.  However, have you ever wondered how to determine what that elevation is when it’s not clearly identified on a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Map?  If the answer is ...
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