State lawmakers to have final vote on emergency funding bill

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Hawaii state lawmakers will have their final vote on a proposed emergency funding bill Wednesday. 

It calls for $100 million in emergency aid to help Kauai recover and rebuild after historic flooding and landslides.

The bill also calls for another $25 million for the rest of the state.

A damage assessment is expected to be complete by the end of the week.

The assessment will notify if FEMA assistance will be available for Kauai and East Oahu. 

The counties are also asking for federal assistance from FEMA but that process take longer. 

This story is developing, stay with KHON2 on-air and online for the latest details. 

 

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