FIFTH SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION RELATING TO KAUAI HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING

Posted on Dec 17, 2018 in 2018 Kauai Flood, Emergency Proclamations, Main

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

STATE OF HAWAIʻI

FIFTH SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION

By the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Hawaiʻi, in order to provide relief for disaster damages, losses, and suffering, and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the people, I, DAVID Y. IGE, Governor of the State of Hawaiʻi, 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 Hawaiʻi 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 my Proclamation of April 15, 2018, my Supplementary Proclamation of April 18, 2018, my Second Supplementary Proclamation of June 17, 2018, Acting Governor Douglas S. Chin’s Third Supplementary Proclamation of August 16, 2018, and my Fourth Supplementary Proclamation of October 15, 2018, relating to heavy rains and flooding; and

WHEREAS, the conditions giving rise to the emergency continue in the County of Kauaʻi, State of Hawaiʻi and are adversely impacting efforts to repair, reconstruct, improve, and otherwise perform work on various roadways, bridges, infrastructure, and streams;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, DAVID Y. IGE, Governor of the State of Hawaiʻi, 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 Kauaʻi, State of Hawaiʻi. I do hereby continue and extend my Proclamation of April 15, 2018, my Supplementary Proclamation of April 18, 2018, my Second Supplementary Proclamation of June 17, 2018, Acting Governor Douglas S. Chin’s Third Supplementary Proclamation of August 16, 2018, and my Fourth Supplementary Proclamation of October 15, 2018, relating to heavy rains and flooding shall remain in full force and effect, and are hereby included in the provisions of this Fifth Supplementary 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 February 12, 2019, 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 14th day of December, 2018.

DAVID Y. IGE,
Governor of Hawaiʻi

APPROVED:
RUSSELL A. SUZUKI
Attorney General State of Hawaiʻi