OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige issues emergency disaster declaration in anticipation of Hurricane Douglas

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 in Latest News, Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today issued a pre-landfall emergency proclamation as the State of Hawai‘i prepares for possible impacts from Hurricane Douglas. The proclamation authorizes the expenditure of state funds for the quick and efficient relief of disaster-related damage, losses and suffering that may result from the storm.

“Our top priority is always the safety, health and well-being of our residents and visitors. Please take immediate steps to protect your families, loved ones, employees and property. We ask everyone to closely follow emergency instructions as we prepare for Hurricane Douglas,” said Gov. Ige.

The disaster emergency relief period begins immediately and continues through July 31, 2020

For the latest information from the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency (HIEMA) please go to:

http://www.ready.hawaii.gov

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Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong
Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0043
[email protected]

Cindy McMillan
Communications Director
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0012
[email protected]