OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige extends emergency relief period for Pali Highway

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 in Latest News, Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued a third supplementary emergency proclamation for the Pali Highway today, extending the disaster emergency relief period until August.

Heavy rains caused extensive damage to the slopes and areas adjacent to the Pali Highway in February. The conditions on the Pali and surrounding areas require the emergency declaration to continue

The proclamation authorizes the expenditure of state monies as appropriated for the quick and efficient relief of extensive damage to the slopes along the Pali Highway.

The initial emergency proclamation for flood damage along the Pali was issued on Feb. 21, 2019. A supplementary proclamation was signed on Feb. 25, extending the Feb. 21 proclamation to include flood damage along Honoapiʻilani Highway on Maui. The second supplementary emergency proclamation signed on April 23 does not include Honoapiʻilani Highway.

This third supplementary proclamation extends the disaster emergency relief period for the Pali Highway until Aug. 20, 2019.

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