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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Emergency proclamation extended for last year’s Kauai floods

Posted on Nov 29, 2019 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases

HONOLULU – Acting Gov. Josh Green today issued an 11th supplementary emergency proclamation, extending the emergency relief period for last year’s Kaua‘i floods.

The proclamation extends authority to spend state funds as appropriated to protect the health, safety and welfare of Kaua‘i residents and visitors. The proclamation supports the state’s efforts to provide quick and efficient relief of suffering, damage and losses caused by the flooding.

Gov. Ige signed the initial emergency proclamation for the Kaua‘i floods on April 15, 2018, followed by:

  • Supplementary proclamation issued April 18, 2018
  • Second supplementary proclamation issued June 17, 2018
  • Third supplementary proclamation issued by Acting Gov. Douglas S. Chin on Aug. 16, 2018
  • Fourth supplementary proclamation issued Oct. 15, 2018
  • Fifth supplementary proclamation issued Dec. 14, 2018
  • Sixth supplementary proclamation issued Feb. 12, 2019
  • Seventh supplementary proclamation issued April 12, 2019
  • Eighth supplementary proclamation issued June 7, 2019
  • Ninth supplementary proclamation issued Aug. 6, 2019
  • Tenth supplementary proclamation issued Oct. 2, 2019

The 11th supplementary proclamation continues until Jan. 29, 2020, unless it is terminated by a separate proclamation.

The governor is traveling on personal leave. Lt. Gov. Josh Green is serving as acting governor until Gov. Ige’s return on Nov. 30.


Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong
Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0043
Mobile: 808-798-3929
[email protected]


Cindy McMillan
Communications Director
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0012
Mobile: 808-265-7974
[email protected]