News and Events
Hawaii Dam Safety Workshop
Inspection and Assessment of Dams
March 17-20, 2014
Department of Land & Natural Resources
The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Dam Safety Program is holding a series of one-day workshops on the Inspection and Assessment of Dams.
HRS 179D-30(1) requires that regulated dam owners maintain an operation and maintenance plan, including an inspection and monitoring program.Read More...
In this BW-12 SPECIAL EDITION issue:
–Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act 2012
–Understanding the Types of Flood Zones
–Pre-FIRM vs. Post-FIRM
–BW-12 Quick Reference Guide
–Premium Discount Options for Areas Affected by Map Changes
–”What does it mean to be Full Risk Rated?”
–”What about me?”
–Homeowners Guide to Elevation Certificates
–Checklist for New Home Buyers
–How do I determine my Base Flood Elevation (BFE) ?
–October 2013 Specific Rate Guidelines Released
–Save Money on Flood Insurance
Wai Halana Newsletter released for July 2013.
In this quarter’s newsletter…
–NOAA EXPECTS BELOW-NORMAL CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE SEASON
–CAN EQUIPMENT BE LOCATED BELOW THE BFE AND STILL BE COMPLIANT?
–BUYING AND SELLING A PROPERTY MAY TRIGGER FLOOD INSURANCE RATE CHANGES
–NEW PRELIMINARY DIGITAL FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAPS FOR HONOLULU
–ENHANCED GIS SERVICES FOR MSC AND MIP
The Wai Halana Newsletter for April 2013 has been released.
New in this quarter’s NFIP news…
–WHO’LL MAP THE RAIN?
–HISTORICAL HURRICANE TRACK
–UPCOMING CHANGES TO THE NFIP
–FPM FAQ, CONDO BUILDINGS- TOP OF BOTTOM FLOOR
–FEMA BUILDING SCIENCE BRANCH