Governor Ige issues emergency proclamation declaring Kauaʻi County a disaster following heavy rains and landslides

Posted on Apr 15, 2018 in Emergency Proclamations

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued an emergency proclamation for the County of Kauaʻi after unprecedented rains caused flooding and a series of landslides on Kūhiō Highway.

“We’ve mobilized to assist Mayor Carvalho and his emergency management team. The Hawaiʻi Guard and the City and County of Honolulu are preparing to help Kauaʻi with search and rescue operations as crews continue to clear the roadway,” said Gov. Ige.

The proclamation authorizes the expenditure of state monies as appropriated for the speedy and efficient relief of damages caused by this weather event.

Link to proclamation

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