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Disaster Recovery Center for Kilauea eruption will open Friday, June 15, 2018




This is a Civil Defense Message for Thursday, June 14 at 9 p.m.

Residents of Hawai‘i County who suffered damage or losses from the recent Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The following is provided for your information:

  • A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), jointly operated by Hawaii County, the State of Hawaii, and FEMA will open tomorrow, Friday, June 15 at 8 a.m.
  • The DRC is located at Kea‘au High School Gymnasium and will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • People can register for assistance at the DRC, as well as having many of their questions answered.

FEMA Registration:

Applicants should bring:

  • Social Security number
  • Address of the damaged primary residence
  • Description of the damage
  • Information about insurance coverage
  • A current contact telephone number
  • An address where they can receive mail
  • Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds

To improve efficiency and in order to avoid long lines, residents who intend to register for FEMA assistance are asked to follow the schedule below.

  • Friday (June 15): Leilani Estates, Lanipuna Gardens, Alaili Road and Old Kalapana Highway;
  • Saturday (June 16): Highway 132, Noni Farms Road, Halekamahina Road, Old Kapoho Road, Puna Kapoho Road, Railroad Avenue and Pohoiki Road;
  • Sunday (June 17): Vacationland, Kapoho, Green Farm Lots and Kapoho Beach Lots;
  • Monday (June 18): Community of Volcano

Shuttle buses will run on the following schedules:

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