Second Supplementary Proclamation for Pali Highway

Posted on Apr 24, 2019 in Emergency Proclamations, Information and News Releases, Main, News Stories



By the authority vested in me as Governor 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, on February 21, 2019, I issued my Proclamation of February 21, 2019 relating to heavy rains that triggered extensive damage to the slopes adjacent to the Pali Highway, and impacted the communities on the windward side of Oahu and elsewhere by the closure of Pali Highway; and on February 25, 2019, I issued my Supplementary Proclamation of February 25, 2019, which extended the proclamation to include the area near and between mile marker 36 and mile marker 42 along the Honoapiilani Highway, Route 30, in the County of Maui, State of Hawaiʻi, which also suffered extensive damage as a result of the same weather system which began in Hawaiʻi on or around February 9, 2019, and which shows signs of significant long-term risks to the public at various locations in this area;

WHEREAS, the conditions giving rise to the emergency continue in the slopes and other areas adjacent to the Pali Highway, and it has become necessary to supplement my Proclamation of February 21, 2019;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, DAVID Y. IGE, Governor of the State of Hawaiʻi, 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 February 21, 2019 for the Pali Highway and the affected adjacent lands, which shall remain in full force and effect and are hereby included in the provisions of this Second Supplementary Proclamation.

I FURTHER DECLARE that the disaster emergency relief period shall continue until June 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 the proclamations relating to this emergency shall continue in full force and effect.

Done at the State Capitol, this 23rd day of April, 2019.

Governor of Hawaiʻi


Clare E. Connors
Attorney General State of Hawaiʻi