FIFTH SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION FOR HOMELESSNESSPosted on Aug 23, 2019 in Emergency Proclamations, Information and News Releases, Main
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAl’I
FIFTH 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, DAVID Y. IGE, 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 my Proclamation of December 14, 2018, my Supplementary Proclamation of February 12, 2019, my Second Supplementary Proclamation of April 12, 2019, my Third Supplementary Proclamation of June 7, 2019, and my Fourth Supplementary Proclamation of August 6, 2019, relating to the homeless emergency in the State of Hawai’i; and
WHEREAS, the conditions giving rise to the homeless emergency continue in the State of Hawai’i; and
WHEREAS, it has become necessary to provide additional opportunities for counties to engage in housing projects for homeless individuals or families;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, DAVID Y. IGE, Governor of the State of Hawai’i, hereby determine that an emergency or disaster contemplated by section 127A-14, Hawaii Revised Statutes, continues in the State of Hawai’i, and do hereby continue and extend my Proclamation of December 14, 2018 and my Supplementary Proclamations set forth above, relating to the homeless emergency in the State of Hawai’i, which shall remain in full force and effect and are hereby included in the provisions of this Fifth Supplementary Proclamation.
I FURTHER DECLARE that the invocation of sections 127A-13 and 127A-12, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and the suspension of laws shall be extended to include the suspension of sections 302A-1601 through 302A-1608, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to the limited extent necessary for any county housing development for the homeless that is situated on county lands.
I FURTHER DECLARE that the disaster emergency relief period shall continue until October 22, 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 my proclamations relating to this emergency shall continue in full force and effect, but shall be limited to a period not to exceed 12 months; provided that such contracts, agreements, leases, procurements, or programs may be extended for additional terms, but the total term with extensions shall not exceed 36 months.
Done at the State Capitol, this 23rd day of August, 2019.
DAVID Y. IGE
Governor of Hawai’i
CLARE E. CONNORS
Attorney General State of Hawai’i