2011 Hawaii Code
DIVISION 1. GOVERNMENT
TITLE 10. PUBLIC SAFETY AND INTERNAL SECURITY
128. Civil Defense and Emergency Act
§128-7 Civil defense emergency period.


HI Rev Stat § 128-7 (2011 through Reg Sess) What's This?

§128-7 Civil defense emergency period. The term "civil defense emergency period" includes (1) a period of civil defense emergency proclaimed pursuant to the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, or (2) the period of the existence of a state of civil defense emergency in the State hereby authorized to be proclaimed by the governor if the governor finds that an attack upon the State has occurred or that there is danger or threat thereof, or that there has arisen any state of affairs or circumstances of such a grave nature as to affect the common defense or the readiness of the community to meet an attack, and which requires the invocation of provisions of this chapter that are effective only during a period of civil defense emergency. The governor shall be the sole judge of the existence of the danger, threat, state of affairs, or circumstances. A period of civil defense emergency proclaimed pursuant to the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950 shall terminate as therein provided, and a period of civil defense emergency proclaimed by the governor shall terminate upon proclamation by the governor. [L 1951, c 268, pt of §2; RL 1955, §359-7; HRS §128-7; gen ch 1985]

Case Notes

Effect of proclamation. 6 H. App. 582, 733 P.2d 1224.

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