Events

Waimea and Hanapepe Property Owners May Be Faced with Mandatory Flood Insurance RequirementsPosted on April 24, 2019Waimea 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, 2019Ala 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, 2019Save 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, 2019The 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
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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2018 Ready 2 React Emergency Preparedness EventPosted on July 23, 20182018 Ready 2 React Emergency Preparedness Event post thumbnail
State’s Largest Emergency Preparedness Event returns for its 6th year this coming Saturday, July 28th at Pearlridge Center from 10 AM – 2 PM.  Dozens of city, state, federal and non-governmental agencies will be on hand to offer valuable preparedness information and answer important questions you may have on preparing for an emergency or disaster. The […]
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NFIP INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS ON KAUAI (MAY 14-17)Posted on May 10, 2018NFIP INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS ON KAUAI (MAY 14-17) post thumbnail
NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS SCHEDULED MAY 14-17 ON KAUA‘I  Policy holders affected by the April 15-16, 2018 flooding event urged to attend  LIHU‘E – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and County of Kaua‘i invites NFIP-insured renters, home and business owners affected by the April […]
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NFIP Informational Session at Niu Valley Middle School on May 10thPosted on May 8, 2018NFIP Informational Session at Niu Valley Middle School on May 10th post thumbnail
NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) INFORMATIONAL SESSION SCHEDULED THURSDAY MAY 10 IN NIU VALLEY  Policy holders affected by the April 13, 2018 O‘ahu flooding event urged to attend HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and the City and County of Honolulu invite NFIP insured renters, home […]
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Couldn’t Attend the Disaster Recovery Centers on Oahu?Posted on May 2, 2018Couldn’t Attend the Disaster Recovery Centers on Oahu? post thumbnail
During the week of April 23rd – 26th, eighteen different State, City and non-government agencies (see agency list) participated in two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) held in Waimanalo and Koko Head District Parks.  The DRCs were opened to provided those affected by the recent severe weather, valuable information about available services and assistance at one convenient location. The Department of Land […]
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When was your last “Insurance Check-up”?Posted on April 16, 2018When was your last “Insurance Check-up”? post thumbnail
Much like the same reasons we visit the doctor each year for a physical exam, property owners should also have an annual insurance check up on their home.  The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) suggests homeowners review their policies and find the answers to the following: What type of coverage do you have, How much coverage do […]
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