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News Releases

Headlines from the last 7 days are listed below. To view additional news, please go to the Press Releases main page.

Monday, July 17, 2017
Partial one lane road closure on Kuhio Highway in Kapaa

KAPAA – The Department of Water (DOW) announces a partial one lane road closure on Kuhio Highway in Kapaa; makai-side between Papaloa Road and the northern entrance to Aleka Loop, today, July 17 from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m.  The partial one lane road closure will allow DOW to work on emergency repairs to a recent 12” water main line break along the highway.

Friday, July 14, 2017
Two arrested following multi-agency operations

A multi-agency effort conducted this week led the Kaua‘i Police Department and members of the U.S. Marshals Service to the arrest of a registered sex offender for non-compliance, and a suspect in a custodial interference investigation.

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Public info sessions for Kaua'i Bus Short-Range Transit Plan next week

LĪHU'E – The County of Kaua'i’s Transportation Agency will be holding islandwide, public information and community comment sessions on the Kaua'i Bus Short-Range Transit Plan starting next week.


Thursday, July 13, 2017
Sentencing set in methamphetamine trafficking case

LĪHU‘E – Scott K. Burgess, 59, formerly of Kapa‘a, faces 10 years in prison following his no contest plea to a felony drug charge in the Fifth Circuit Court on Wednesday.

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Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.
Mayor, County of Kauaʻi