GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor signs supplemental emergency proclamation in anticipation of Hurricane Lester

Posted on Sep 2, 2016 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed a supplemental emergency proclamation as the state prepares for possible impacts by Hurricane Lester. The supplemental proclamation authorizes the Department of Transportation to take prompt, expeditious action in dealing with preemptive, emergency and restorative work and repairs to Kamehameha Highway in Kaaawa on O‘ahu’s north shore.

The original proclamation, signed on Aug. 30, authorizes the expenditure of state monies for quick and efficient relief of disaster-related damages, losses and suffering resulting from the storm.

The supplemental emergency proclamation and original emergency proclamation can be found here: http://governor.hawaii.gov/emergency-proclamations/

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