OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige extends emergency disaster relief period for Kauai flooding

Posted on Jun 7, 2019 in Latest News, Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued an eighth supplementary emergency proclamation, extending the disaster relief period for the Kaua‘i floods of April 2018.

The emergency proclamation applies to Kaua‘i only. It extends the authority to spend state funds as appropriated to protect the health, safety and welfare of Kaua‘i residents. It also supports the state’s efforts to provide efficient relief of suffering, damage and losses caused by the flooding.

Gov. Ige signed the initial emergency proclamation on April 15, 2018, followed by these supplementary proclamations:

  • Supplementary proclamation issued April 18, 2018
  • Second supplementary proclamation issued June 17, 2018.
  • Third supplementary proclamation issued by Acting Gov. Douglas S. Chin on Aug. 16, 2018
  • Fourth supplementary proclamation issued Oct. 15, 2018
  • Fifth supplementary proclamation issued Dec. 14, 2018
  • Sixth supplementary proclamation issued Feb. 12, 2019
  • Seventh supplementary proclamation issued April 12, 2019

The current, eighth supplementary emergency proclamation extends the emergency disaster relief period for Kaua‘i until August 7, 2019.

Attachment: Eighth Supplementary Emergency Proclamation

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Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

jodi.c.leong@hawaii.gov

 

Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

cindy.mcmillan@hawaii.gov