Office of the Governor – News Release – Third Emergency Proclamation Relating to Wildfires

Posted on Aug 9, 2023 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

HONOLULU  ̶  Acting Governor Sylvia Luke has issued a third emergency proclamation (EP) relating to the ongoing wildfire disaster in Maui and Hawaiʻi Counties.

The Third Proclamation extends the emergency period through August 31, extending the August 15 end date in the second EP. 

The new proclamation also makes it easier for state and local authorities to assist in the response, recovery, and rebuilding efforts.

An executed copy of the third emergency proclamation can be found here. 


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Media Contacts:  

Erika Engle

Press Secretary

Office of the Governor, State of Hawai‘i

Phone: (808) 586-0120

Email: [email protected]


Makana McClellan  

Director of Communications  

Office of the Governor, State of Hawaiʻi 

Cell: (808) 265-0083  

Email: [email protected]