County updating Multi-Hazard Mitigation & Resilience Plan

LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Emergency Management Agency invites residents to review and comment on the draft of the Kaua‘i Multi-Hazard Mitigation & Resilience Plan.

In May of 2020, KEMA embarked on a planning process to prepare for and lessen the impacts of specified natural hazards by updating the Kaua‘i Multi-Hazard Mitigation & Resilience Plan.

Responding to federal mandates in the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, KEMA began to pool resources to create a uniform hazard-mitigation strategy that can be consistently applied to the defined planning area and used to ensure eligibility for specified grant-funding success.

The 30-day public review period of the plan began Jan. 4, and ends on Feb. 2 at 5 p.m. Access a copy of the draft at and clicking on the 2020 Update.

KEMA will host two live, virtual presentations on the plan and opportunities to receive public comment at the following virtual meetings on Zoom:

• Thursday, Jan. 14 at 6 p.m.;

• Saturday, Jan. 16 at 1 p.m.

Information on accessing both meetings can be found at

A recording of the virtual presentation with the opportunity to provide written comments are available on the plan website listed here.

For more information, contact KEMA at 241-1800 or visit


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