(a) When the Administrator has determined, pursuant to a request and
justification provided by the Governor of the State of Hawaii, or the
Governor's designee, that an inhabited area within a declared national
disaster area in the State of Hawaii is in need of protection for
humanitarian reasons, the Administrator will issue a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM)
designating an area within which temporary flight restrictions apply. The
Administrator will designate the extent and duration of the temporary
flight restrictions necessary to provide for the protection of persons and
property on the surface.
(b) When a NOTAM has been issued in accordance with this section, no
person may operate an aircraft within the designated area unless at least
one of the following conditions is met:
(1) That person has obtained authorization from the official in charge
of associated emergency or disaster relief response activities, and is
operating the aircraft under the conditions of that authorization.
(2) The aircraft is carrying law enforcement officials.
(3) The aircraft is carrying persons involved in an emergency or a
legitimate scientific purpose.
(4) The aircraft is carrying properly accredited newspersons, and that
prior to entering the area, a flight plan is filed with the appropriate
FAA or ATC facility specified in the NOTAM and the operation is conducted
in compliance with the conditions and restrictions established by the
official in charge of on-scene emergency response activities.
(5) The aircraft is operating in accordance with an ATC clearance or
(c) A NOTAM issued under this section is effective for 90 days or until
the national disaster area designation is terminated, whichever comes
first, unless terminated by notice or extended by the Administrator at the
request of the Governor of the State of Hawaii or the Governor's designee.