Oahu Residents, Businesses Affected by April 13th's Rains, Flooding

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[The following is from the City and County of Honolulu's Press Release, posted online at 11:23 A.M. HST on Friday, April 20, 2018]

Disaster Recovery Centers to open on O‘ahu for residents and businesses affected by recent severe weather and flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Friday, April 20, 2018

Press Office: 768-5768

Disaster Recovery Centers to open on O‘ahu for residents and businesses affected by recent severe weather and flooding

Honolulu – As announced by Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Governor David Ige during Wednesday’s press conference, two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be established on O‘ahu to provide services and information to people whose property was damaged by the recent heavy rains and flooding in East Honolulu and Waimānalo.

Recovery centers will be open at the following locations and times:

Monday, April 23, 2018, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Waimānalo District Park

41-415 Hihimanu Street, Waimānalo, Hawai‘i 96795


Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Koko Head District Park

423 Kaumakani Street, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96825


Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Waimānalo District Park

41-415 Hihimanu Street, Waimānalo, Hawai‘i 96795


Thursday, April 26, 2018, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Koko Head District Park

423 Kaumakani Street, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96825


State and city agencies and non-government organizations (NGOs), such as the American Red Cross, will provide information about available services and assistance. The following are the city, state, and non-government organizations that will be represented at the Disaster Recovery Centers:


City and County of Honolulu

Department of Emergency Management

650 South King Street

Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813

(808) 723-8960 Fax (808) 524-3439

www.honolulu.gov/DEM


Emergency Management Coordination

Budget and Fiscal Services Department

33 S. King Street, #101

Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813

(808) 768-3799

Real property tax remission


Department of Community Services

715 S. King Street, Suite 311

Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813

Phone: (808) 768-7762 FAX: (808) 768-7792

Low Interest Disaster Rehabilitation Loans


Department of Planning and Permitting

650 S. King Street

Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813

(808) 768-8220 Fax (808) 527-6743

Disaster Related Permit Fee Waivers



State of Hawai‘i

State Department of Land and Natural Resources

National Flood Insurance Program (DLNR NFIP)

1151 Punchbowl Street

Honolulu, Hawai‘i. 96813

(808) 587-0400

http://dlnreng.hawaii.gov/nfip/


State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Office of Consumer Protection (DCCA OCP)

335 Merchant Street, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813

(808) 587-3222

http://cca.hawaii.gov/

Guidance to file insurance claims and general insurance questions


State of Hawai‘i – Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA)

3949 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96816

(808) 733-4300

Emergency Management Coordination


State of Hawai‘i

Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture

1428 South King Street

Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96814

http://hdoa.hawaii.gov/agl/

Agricultural Loans


University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

Office of the Associate Dean and Associate Director for Cooperative Extension Service

3050 Maile Way, Gilmore 203B

https://cms.ctahr.hawaii.edu/home.aspx

Crop production expertise


Non-Government Organizations

American Red Cross Hawai‘i State Chapter

4155 Diamond Head Road

Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96816

(808) 734-2101

Emergency Supply Distribution and Recovery Information

Āina Haina Prepared (AHP) (Koko Head DRC only)

ainahainaprepared@gmail.com

Manual labor cleaning, scrubbing, moving furniture on property.


General Contractors Association of Hawai‘i (GCA)

1065 Ahua Street

Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96819

Phone number (808) 833-1681

https://www.gcahawaii.org/


Building Industry Association of Hawai‘i (BIA)

94-487 Akoki Street, Waipahu, Hawai‘i 96797

(808) 847-4666

http://www.biahawaii.org/


Hawai‘i Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (Hawai‘i VOAD)

https://hivoad.communityos.org/cms/home


Manual labor to remove mud from interior and exterior of homes, transportation of large debris to C&C roll offs, mold remediation, emotional support

Residents visiting the Disaster Recovery Centers will first be registered and then invited to visit each of the participating organizations based on their particular needs. Residents should be prepared to provide some form of government issued identification, insurance information (if insured), as well as information regarding the damage and losses incurred to their residence and or business.

NOTE: If you are disabled and require access assistance or assistance with an interpreter or if you or someone you know needs language assistance, please call John M. Cummings III, Public Information Officer at 808-723-8938 or email at jcummings@honolulu.gov as soon as possible before your visit to the recovery center.

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