News Release: Governor Ige extends disaster relief period for Maui, Kauaʻi, after damaging March storm

Posted on Aug 31, 2021 in 2021 March Severe Weather/Flooding, Information and News Releases, News Stories

 

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR

 Governor Ige extends disaster relief period for Maui, Kauaʻi, after damaging March storm

 

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has signed a fourth proclamation that extends the disaster emergency relief period for the islands of Maui and Kauaʻi after heavy rains caused flooding, landslides and fear of dam failure in March 2021.

The emergency declaration supports the state’s efforts to provide quick and efficient relief of suffering, damage, and losses caused by flooding and other effects of the heavy rains.

This proclamation gives the governor the authority to spend state funds as appropriated to protect the health, safety and welfare of residents and visitors in the State of Hawaiʻi.

Gov. Ige issued the first emergency proclamation on March 9, 2021, a second on May 6, 2021, and a third proclamation on July 1, 2021.

This fourth proclamation continues through Oct. 29, 2021.

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Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

[email protected]

 

Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

[email protected]