Posted on May 23, 2020 in 2018 Kauai Flood, Emergency Proclamations, Information and News Releases, Main

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 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, Supplementary Proclamation of April 18, 2018, Second Supplementary Proclamation of June 17, 2018, Acting Governor Douglas S. Chin’s Third Supplementary Proclamation of August 16, 2018, my Fourth Supplementary Proclamation of October 15, 2018, Fifth Supplementary Proclamation of December 14, 2018, Sixth Supplementary Proclamation of February 12, 2019, Seventh Supplementary Proclamation of April 12, 2019, Eighth Supplementary Proclamation of June 7, 2019, Ninth Supplementary Proclamation of August 6, 2019, Tenth Supplementary Proclamation of October 2, 2019, Acting Governor Joshua B. Green’s Eleventh
Supplementary Proclamation of November 29, 2019, my Twelfth Supplementary Proclamation of January 28, 2020, and my Thirteenth Supplementary Proclamation of March 27, 2020 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, 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 Kaua‘i, State of Hawai‘i. I hereby continue and extend my 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 through July 21, 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
22nd day of May, 2020.
Governor of Hawaiʻi
Clare E. Connors
Attorney General
State of Hawaiʻi