News and Events

2020 Hawaii Floodplain Management Conference CanceledPosted on March 24, 2020 in NFIP News
Aloha Hawaii NFIP and Floodplain Management Stakeholders, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (HiDLNR) has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 global  pandemic.   With the uncertainty of this on-going national state of emergency, HiDLNR has made the difficult decision to cancel our annual Floodplain Management Conference scheduled for the week of August 16th 2020. Please […]
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US Army Corps of Engineers to Provide Update on Waiākea-Palai Flood Mitigation Project Tonight at Community Meeting in HiloPosted on September 12, 2019 in NFIP News, UncategorizedUS Army Corps of Engineers to Provide Update on Waiākea-Palai Flood Mitigation Project Tonight at Community Meeting in Hilo post thumbnail
The US Army Corps of Engineers will provide an update on the Waiākea-Palai Stream Flood Control Study at a community meeting on Thursday, September 12, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Hilo Municipal Golf Course (Multipurpose Room), 340 Haihai St. in Hilo. Earlier this year, the US Army Corps of Engineers and Hawai‘i […]
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Waimea and Hanapepe Property Owners May Be Faced with Mandatory Flood Insurance RequirementsPosted on April 24, 2019 in NFIP News, UncategorizedWaimea 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, 2019 in NFIP News, UncategorizedAla 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, 2019 in NFIP News, UncategorizedSave 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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North Kohala Agricultural Water Study

Here is the link is to download the North Kohala Water Agricultural Water Study draft final report that was presented at the August 30th Informational Meeting held at the Kohala Village Hub in Hawi, North Kohala, Hawaii:

NKAWS Report Final Draft