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Waimea and Hanapepe Property Owners May Be Faced with Mandatory Flood Insurance RequirementsPosted on April 24, 2019 in NFIP News, UncategorizedWaimea and Hanapepe Property Owners May Be Faced with Mandatory Flood Insurance Requirements post thumbnail
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 […]
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Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project Town Hall MeetingPosted on March 17, 2019 in NFIP News, UncategorizedAla Wai Flood Risk Management Project Town Hall Meeting post thumbnail
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 […]
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Save the Date: 2019 HCPO planned this FallPosted on March 15, 2019 in NFIP News, UncategorizedSave the Date: 2019 HCPO planned this Fall post thumbnail
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 […]
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The BIG Show this weekendPosted on January 24, 2019 in NFIP News, UncategorizedThe BIG Show this weekend post thumbnail
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 […]
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Hawaii County Property Owners & Renters Encouraged to Attend Important Educational Meeting on Flood and Other InsurancePosted on September 19, 2018 in NFIP News, Uncategorized
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 […]
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