Emergency proclamation extended for last year’s Kaua‘i floodsPosted on Nov 29, 2019 in 2018 Kauai Flood, Emergency Proclamations, Main, News Stories
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAI’I
ELEVENTH SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION
By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Hawai’i, in order to provide relief for disaster damages, losses, and suffering, and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the people, I, JOSHUA B. GREEN, Acting Governor of the State of Hawai’i, hereby determine, designate and proclaim as follows:
WHEREAS, pursuant to Chapter 127A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, emergency powers are conferred on the Governor of the State of Hawai’i to deal with disasters or emergencies, to maintain the strength, resources, and economic life of the community, and to protect the public health, safety, and welfare; and
WHEREAS, it has become necessary to supplement Governor lge’s Proclamation of April 15, 2018, his Supplementary Proclamation of April 18, 2018, his Second Supplementary Proclamation of June 17, 2018, Acting Governor Douglas S. Chin’s Third Supplementary Proclamation of August 16, 2018, Governor lge’s Fourth Supplementary Proclamation of October 15, 2018, his Fifth Supplementary Proclamation of December 14, 2018, his Sixth Supplementary Proclamation of February 12, 2019, his Seventh Supplementary Proclamation of April 12, 2019, his Eighth Supplementary Proclamation of June 7, 2019, his Ninth Supplementary Proclamation of August 6, 2019, and his Tenth Supplementary Proclamation of October 2, 2019, relating to heavy rains and flooding; and
WHEREAS, the conditions giving rise to the emergency continue in the County of Kaua’i, State of Hawai’i and are adversely impacting efforts to repair, reconstruct, improve, and otherwise perform work on various roadways, bridges, infrastructure, and streams;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSHUA B. GREEN, Acting Governor of the State of Hawai’i, hereby determine that an emergency or disaster contemplated by sections 127A-14, 171-85, 209-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes continues only in the County of Kaua’i, State of Hawai’i. I hereby continue and extend Governor lge’s Proclamation of April 15, 2018, and all Supplementary Proclamations set forth above relating to heavy rains and flooding, which shall remain in full force and effect and are included in the provisions of this Proclamation, to the extent necessary for those engaged in emergency management functions to repair, reconstruct, improve, and otherwise perform work on various roadways, bridges, infrastructure, and streams.
I FURTHER DECLARE that the disaster emergency relief period shall continue until January 28, 2020, unless terminated by a separate proclamation, whichever shall occur first. Notwithstanding the termination of a disaster emergency relief period, any contracts, agreements, procurements, programs, or employment of personnel entered into, started, amended, or continued by reason of the provisions of the proclamations relating to this emergency shall continue in full force and effect.
Done at the State Capitol, this
29th day of November, 2019.
JOSHUA B. GREEN,
Acting Governor of Hawai’i
Clare E. Connors
Attorney General State of Hawai’i
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