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Informational Public Meetings for Hawaii County’s FEMA Flood Insurance Rate MapsPosted on July 3, 2017 in NFIP News, Uncategorized
ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is at the end of a multi-year effort to update and modernize the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) for Hawaii County.  The FIRM has been finalized and will become effective on September 29, 2017. Hawaii County will host two informational public meetings to inform property owners, […]
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June King Tides Photo Survey starts Friday!Posted on June 22, 2017 in NFIP News, UncategorizedJune King Tides Photo Survey starts Friday! post thumbnail
Join the team of citizen scientists in the Hawai’i and Pacific Islands King Tides Project and help us document the impacts of King Tides (the highest high tides of the year) across the Pacific region. Visit the project website for tide times at locations in the Hawaiian Islands (June 23-24), American Samoa (June 23-24), Majuro […]
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WAI HALANA – May 2017Posted on May 26, 2017 in NFIP News, UncategorizedWAI HALANA – May 2017 post thumbnail
In this Issue: Is your home required to have flood insurance forever? Tides Carry Flood Threat – A mix of “king tides”, summer swells and high sea levels could imperil coastal areas City and County of Honolulu Updates County’s Floodplain Management Regulations Flood Insurance Safeguards Common Areas of High-Rises” April 2017 National Flood Insurance Program […]
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Anticipated “KING TIDES” Merit Watchful Preparation, Opportunity for ‘CITIZEN SCIENCE’ ObservationsPosted on May 25, 2017 in NFIP News, Uncategorized
HONOLULU — An observable phenomenon this weekend on shorelines and low-lying areas in Hawaii heralds the arrival of the highest ‘king tides’ of the year, that will occur over a couple days around May 26, June 23, and July 21.  The Hawaii Sea Grant Center for Coastal and Climate Science and Resilience, and Pacific Islands […]
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COMING TO HAWAII: Certified Floodplain Manager ExamPosted on April 12, 2017 in NFIP News, UncategorizedCOMING TO HAWAII: Certified Floodplain Manager Exam post thumbnail
As part the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) annual Floodplain Managers Conference scheduled for August 16th and 17th, 2017, the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM®) Exam will be offered at the conference. In order to take the CFM exam, you must complete and submit the CFM Program Application […]
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