Events

HUD Withdrawal of Proposed Rules To Reduce Regulatory and Financial BurdenPosted on February 12, 2018
As part of the efforts of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUDs) Regulatory Reform Task Force, the agency has determined not to pursue five proposed rules published in the Federal Register and, as a result, is withdrawing the rules from HUD’s Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. HUD is taking this action consistent […]
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NFIP ReauthorizationPosted on January 13, 2018NFIP Reauthorization post thumbnail
Property owners who have a flood insurance policy that needs to be renewed in the coming weeks or prospective buyers who will need to obtain flood insurance as a condition of closing their loan, should keep a close watch on Congress and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  The NFIP must be reauthorized by next […]
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7th Annual Get Ready Ewa Beach Emergency Preparedness FairPosted on September 6, 20177th Annual Get Ready Ewa Beach Emergency Preparedness Fair post thumbnail
Mark your calendars for the 7th annual “Get Ready Ewa Beach Emergency Preparedness Fair” this Saturday, September 9th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Ewa Makai Middle School.  “Get Ready Ewa Beach” is a free event open to the public. This year’s theme is “Prepare Today…Survive Tomorrow”.  Attendees will be given an opportunity to […]
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Ready 2 React Emergency Preparedness FairPosted on July 27, 2017Ready 2 React Emergency Preparedness Fair post thumbnail
Come join the Dept. of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Engineering Division’s National Flood Insurance Program as they participate in the Ready 2 React annual event this Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Pearlridge Center – Uptown. (Last year there was over 2000 in attendance at this event.) DLNR […]
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GIS Web Services for the FEMA National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL)Posted on July 25, 2017
To align with mandated security measures, all FEMA web systems, including the National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL), will require the use of the “https” protocol and no longer support “http.” This change will be effective as of August 1, 2017. After that time “http” links will no longer function. Since Google Earth™ does not support […]
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Informational Public Meetings for Hawaii County’s FEMA Flood Insurance Rate MapsPosted on July 3, 2017
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, 2017June 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 www.PacificIslandsKingTides.org for tide times at locations in the Hawaiian Islands (June 23-24), American Samoa (June 23-24), Majuro […]
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Anticipated “KING TIDES” Merit Watchful Preparation, Opportunity for ‘CITIZEN SCIENCE’ ObservationsPosted on May 25, 2017
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, 2017COMING 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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Flood Exposures in HawaiiPosted on March 10, 2017Flood Exposures in Hawaii post thumbnail
ICAT and Centauri Specialty have teamed up to host six hours of FREE continuing education classes (three hours of Property/Casualty Law credits and three hours of Property/Casualty Subject credits) in Hawaii. FEMA Region IX’s Flood Insurance Specialist, Edie Lohmann will present on “Flood Exposures in Hawaii”.  State NFIP Coordinator, Carol Tyau-Beam will provide a brief […]
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