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Harry Kim <br />Mayor <br />Roy Takemoto <br />Managing Director <br />Barbara J. Kossow <br />Deputy Managing Director <br />County of Hawaii <br />Office of the Mayor <br />25 Aupuni Street, Suite 2603 • Hilo, Hawai'i 96720 • (808) 961-8211 Fax (808) 961-6553 <br />KONA: 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy., Bldg C • Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i 96740 <br />(808)323-4444 Fax(808)323-4440 <br />THIRD SUPPLEMENTARY EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Chapter 127A Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes, provides for the establishment of emergency management and disaster relief, including the Mayor having direct responsibility and authority over emergency management within the County; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Chapter 127A Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes and Chapter 7, Articles 1 and 2 of the Hawai‘i County Code, establishes a Civil Defense Agency within the County of Hawai‘i and prescribes its powers, duties, and responsibilities, and Section 13-23 of the Hawai‘i County Charter empowers the Mayor of the County to declare emergencies; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, on February 28, 2020, the Mayor of the County of Hawaiʻi issued an Emergency Proclamation declaring a state of emergency due to the outbreak of COVID-19 virus being recognized as a public health emergency of international concern and a public health emergency for the United States; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, on March 4, 2020, the Governor of the State of Hawaiʻi issued a Proclamation declaring a state of emergency based upon the actions and directives of the President of the United States, the World Health Organization, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and current conditions warranting preemptive and protective actions related to the outbreak of COVID-19 virus; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, on March 11, 2020, the Mayor of the County of Hawaiʻi issued the Supplementary Emergency Proclamation issuing further orders for response to COVID-19; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, on March 16, 2020, the Governor of the State of Hawaiʻi issued the Supplementary Proclamation further suspending State laws that impeded the state-wide response to COVID-19; and <br /> <br />County of Hawaii is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. <br />