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Join a free webinar on January 20th, 2016 at 1:00 PM EST to explore a new report on the affordability of National Flood Insurance Program premiums from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report is the second in a two-part series that offers advice to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as ...
Read More Webinar: Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums

In 2008, the Hawaii Flood Hazard Assessment Tool (a.k.a. FHAT) made it’s debut. The FHAT is a GIS mapping application for displaying and viewing of the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP), Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) database and allows users to search for parcels throughout the state.  The existing FHAT had not been updated since it’s development until this past summer. ...
Read More Legacy FHAT Set to Retire at the End of the Year

There are more changes to the NFIP as a result of two recent acts passed by Congress. This video will summarize the changes that became effective November 1, 2015. Many of these changes are a result of the implementation of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIAA) passed by Congress and signed into law in ...
Read More November 2015 Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-33) and Floodproofing Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-34) forms are currently under review at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). OMB has extended the expiration date of these forms to November 30, 2015. Until the OMB review process is complete, please continue to use the ...
Read More Expired FEMA Elevation Certificate has been Extended Again

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-33) and Floodproofing Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-34) forms are currently under review at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). OMB has extended the expiration date of these forms to October 31, 2015. Until the OMB review process is complete, please continue to use the ...
Read More Use of Expired FEMA Elevation Certificate has been Extended

    The Kaneohe/Kahaluu Hazard Awareness and Response Program (KKHARP) will hold its first class on September 23 at 6:30 PM at the Key Project in Kahaluu. They Key Project is located at 47-200 Waihee Rd just mauka of the Kahaluu District Park. The goal of the KKHARP program is to enhance community resilience to ...
Read More Kaneohe/Kahaluu Hazard Awareness and Response Program – Attend the First Class on September 23rd

FEMA has released revised preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRM) for Hawaii County.  They are now available for online viewing on the Hawaii Flood Hazard Assessment Tool (FHAT) at www.hawaiinfip.org. To learn how to view the preliminary maps using the FHAT, watch a short video tutorial. Paper copies of the maps will also available for viewing at Hawai‘i County Department ...
Read More Revised FEMA Preliminary DFIRMs are now available for viewing on the Hawaii Flood Hazard Assessment Tool

In case you didn’t notice FEMA’s Elevation Certificate (EC) form expired on July 31, 2015.  However, a new form has not yet been released as revisions are being considered. Pending approval by the Office of Management and Budget, two revisions to the current EC have been proposed: 1) addition of a new building diagram (2B) ...
Read More FEMA’s Elevation Certificate Form has Expired

NEW FEMA FLOOD MAPS FOR MAUI COUNTY TO TAKE EFFECT NOV. 4, 2015 WITH MANDATORY FLOOD INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS – Public information meetings to explain possible new insurance requirements, download Press Release at http://bit.ly/PRmaui

Maui Now July 2, 2015  (By Maui Now Staff) – Important flood risk meetings will be held for residents of Kīhei, Waikapū, Kaunakakai and the South Shore of Molokaʻi. The County of Maui, State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will hold community meetings for residents of these areas who may be affected ...
Read More Kīhei, Waikapū, Molokaʻi Residents Urged to Attend Flood Risk Meetings