On February 7, 2014, a FEMA Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for the areas of Hōnaunau, Keōkea, and a small section of Ki’ilae in South Kona, will become effective and create new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).
The Senate passed Bill S.1926 to “delay the implementation of certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012….”
The bill moves to the House for a vote. To understand the specific implications this bill could offer property owners, type in your browser Thomas.lol.gov and in the search engine, type in “s.1926”
As a participant in FEMA's Community Rating System, the County of Hawaii is required to submit to FEMA for the yearly audit reports on different activities. This is the progress report on Activity 510.