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Deadlines for public and non-profit agencies to file for Hurricane Lane assistance coming up

The deadline for eligible organizations in Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui Counties to submit Requests for Public Assistance for the FEMA PA Grant Program is October, 27, 2018. It is critical that county agencies, special districts and certain Private Non-profit organizations that provide essential services in Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui Counties file by the deadline. For […]

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Mayor thanks FEMA for Kilauea Eruption and Hurricane Lane recovery efforts

Mayor Harry Kim expressed deep gratitude on Thursday morning to Mr. Bern Ruiz of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for their tremendous help with the eruption and hurricane emergencies on Hawai’i Island. Mr. Ruiz, the Federal Coordinating Officer for FEMA Region IX, made a special visit to notify the Mayor that a Presidential Disaster Declaration […]

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Gov. Ige secures Presidential Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Lane

Gov. David Ige’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration to address the impacts of Hurricane Lane has been granted. The disaster declaration covers floods, wildfires and other disasters that occurred because of the hurricane between Aug. 22-29, 2018.

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Moku Ola (Coconut Island) closed on Friday (Sept 14) for Hurricane Lane clean-up

Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that Moku Ola (Coconut Island) in Hilo will be closed on Friday, September 14, 2018, while Parks Maintenance personnel remove debris associated with Hurricane Lane. The Department is working diligently to remove debris associated with Hurricane Lane at all parks and recreational facilities, and thanks park users […]

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Gov. Ige asks for Presidential disaster declaration for impacts from Hurricane Lane

Gov. David Ige has asked the President of the United States to declare a major disaster for the State of Hawai‘i as a result of the impacts from Hurricane Lane. This includes floods and wildfires that occurred as a result of the hurricane, from Aug. 22 to Aug. 29, 2018.

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Hurricane Lane damage assessment teams seeking those who need assistance

The American Red Cross, Hawaii County Civil Defense, State and Federal agencies continued their damage assessments from Hurricane Lane today. To report flood damage from the recent heavy rains, please call Civil Defense for a damage assessment at 808-935-0031. Teams led by VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) are also available to help clean up […]

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Salvation Army’s Hilo thrift store flood damaged by Hurricane Lane

When managers of The Salvation Army’s Hilo Thrift Store returned to re-open the store on Monday, Aug. 27, following a closure for Hurricane Lane, they found portions of the store heavily damaged by water. Sometime between when the store closed on Wednesday, Aug. 22, and Monday morning Aug. 27, portions

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Water conservation notice issued for Papaikou due to Hurricane Lane damage

Inclement weather associated with Hurricane Lane caused damage to portions of our Papaikou infrastructure, causing interruptions in water service. DWS is hauling water to maintain water service. As a result, DWS is requesting Papaikou customers to reduce daily water usage by 10% in order to maintain service to all. Listed are some ways to reach […]

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Gov. Ige signs a supplementary proclamation to extend emergency assistance related to Hurricane Lane

Gov. David Ige has signed a supplementary proclamation to extend relief for disaster damages resulting from Hurricane Lane. While the hurricane weakened rapidly on Friday, Aug. 24, the storm’s moisture was spread over a greater area and resulted in prolonged periods of slow-moving, heavy rain that continues to impact the state. In addition, high winds […]

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Hawaiian Airlines extends travel waivers for customers affected by Hurricane Lane

Effective immediately, guests holding tickets for travel on Hawaiian Airlines or Hawaiian Airlines codeshare flights departing to/from/via Hawaii Island (ITO/KOA) or Maui (OGG/JHM), from August 21, 2018 through September 5, 2018 will be permitted the following waivers:

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Civil Defense shares guidelines from Dept. of Health on Hurricane Lane clean-up

This is a Civil Defense update for 12 noon, Monday, August 27, 2018.  The Department of Public Works, partnering with the American Red Cross and local CERT teams, continues their damage assessments from Hurricane Lane today. To report flood damage from the storm, please call 808-643-5555. Please be careful when traveling on the roads. Closures […]

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Civil Defense update on the recovery process after Hurricane Lane for Sunday (Aug 26)

This is a Civil Defense update for 4 p.m., Sunday, August 26, 2018. The Department of Public Works, partnering with the American Red Cross and local CERT teams, began the process of damage assessment from Hurricane Lane today. To report flood damage from the storm, please call 808-643-5555. Rain will continue through early next week […]

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A look back at Hurricane Lane from space

According to the National Weather Service in Honolulu, only one other category 5 hurricane in database records passed within 560 kilometers (350 miles) of Hawaii.

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HELCO update on power restoration after Hurricane Lane

Hawai‘i Electric Light employees continue to respond to power outages caused by Hurricane Lane which was downgraded to a tropical storm late Friday afternoon. Hawai‘i County remains under a flash flood watch. Since Wednesday, about 9,500 customers around the island experienced a power outage, caused mostly by trees falling on power lines. Currently, fewer than […]

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