Hawai’s hurricane season is again upon us and according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center, we can expect a season similar to last year. Since the islands experienced a particularly destructive six hurricanes and record breaking rainfall, which caused widespread flooding and landslides, it is especially important to be prepared this year
In An Emergency
Be sure to keep an inventory of your personal belongings and update the list each year. Document each item by photo or video and as detailed as possible, making sure to include a brief description, make/model or serial number if applicable, where the item was purchased, and receipts. Keeping an electronic record on hand will help in expediting t claims process or when you file your taxes. Speak to your independent insurance agent to verify if your homeowners, condo, renters or umbrella policy coverages are sufficient or if valuable items such as jewelry and collectibles will require additional coverages.
Source: Central Pacific Hurricane Center, weather.gov noaa.gov, fema.gov