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Governor’s Office – News Release – Gov. Ige extends emergency proclamation for Kaua‘i flooding

Posted on Feb 12, 2019 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued a sixth supplementary proclamation for Kaua‘i County, which continues to recover from severe flooding and damage caused by heavy rains in April 2018.

The supplementary proclamation will continue to provide relief for disaster damages, losses and suffering, while also protecting the health, safety and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i.

Gov. Ige issued the first emergency proclamation on April 15, 2018, a supplementary proclamation on April 18, and a second proclamation on June 17. Acting Gov. Doug Chin issued the third supplementary proclamation on Aug. 16, and Gov. Ige signed the fourth and fifth supplementary proclamations on Oct. 15 and Dec. 14, 2018, respectively.

The sixth supplementary emergency proclamation extends the disaster emergency relief period until April 13, 2019.



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Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

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Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

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