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Revised FEMA Preliminary DFIRMs are now available for viewing on the Hawaii Flood Hazard Assessment ToolPosted on August 14, 2015 in NFIP News, Uncategorized
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 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 […]
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FEMA’s Elevation Certificate Form has ExpiredPosted on August 7, 2015 in NFIP News, Uncategorized
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) […]
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Wai Halana – July 2015Posted on July 28, 2015 in NFIP News, Uncategorized
In this Issue: How Federally Subsidized Flood Insurance Can Artificially Increase the Value of Risky Homes New FEMA Data Visualization Tool Unveiled # of Pre-FIRM Policies in Hawaii FEMA Elevation Certificates Set to Expire July 31, 2015 Floodplain Manager’s Notebook: I-Codes vs. NFIP Regs Extreme Tsunami Map Places 330,000 More in Danger Zones Living with […]
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New FEMA Flood Maps for Maui County – Public Meeting ScheduledPosted on July 16, 2015 in NFIP News, UncategorizedNew FEMA Flood Maps for Maui County – Public Meeting Scheduled post thumbnail
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
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Kīhei, Waikapū, Molokaʻi Residents Urged to Attend Flood Risk MeetingsPosted on July 5, 2015 in NFIP News, Uncategorized
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 […]
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