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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.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
County of Kaua‘i, Kaua‘i Fatherhood Council team up to host second annual Men’s Conference

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Fatherhood Council and the County of Kaua‘i invite men to attend the second annual Men’s Conference on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Smith’s Tropical Paradise in Wailua. To register for the free event, please visit and search for “Kaua‘i Men’s Conference.”

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i – The County of Kaua‘i is one of the top jurisdictions in the nation for website transparency, and achieving success informing and engaging citizens with their digital strategy to drive changes in behavior or inspire action.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
KPD warns public about letter scam

LĪHU‘E – Kaua‘i police are warning the public to be aware of a financial letter scam being circulated to Kaua‘i residents.

Monday, October 16, 2017
Water shutdown scheduled for Kalepa Village Apartments on Oct. 18

HANAMAULU – The County of Kauai has scheduled an 8-hour water shutdown for customers located in the Kalepa Village Apartments on Kalepa Circle and Kale Place in Hanamaulu on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.

Monday, October 16, 2017
Distressed swimmer rescued from waters off Larsen’s Beach

MOLOA‘A – Firefighters resuscitated and airlifted a 27-year-old California man from rough surf in waters off Ka‘aka‘aniu Beach, also known as Larsen’s Beach, on Sunday morning.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Lane closures on Kūhiō Highway, Haleilio Road in Wailua set for Oct. 19-20

WAILUA – The public is advised of two separate lane closures in the vicinity of the Kūhiō Highway and Haleilio Road intersection from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, to allow the Wastewater Management Division to perform inspection and maintenance work on its sewer collection system.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Kaua‘i Bus announces temporary change to Wilcox Hospital bus stop

LĪHU‘E – The public is advised that starting Monday, Oct. 16, the Wilcox Hospital bus stop will be temporarily moved to the front of the hospital’s Infusion Center entrance, facing Walmart, until further notice.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Kapa‘a man arrested for burglary

LĪHU‘E – Kaua‘i police arrested a Kapa‘a man on Monday morning in connection with a burglary at a Kapa‘a music store.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
KPD asks for help locating stolen vehicle involved in robbery

KAPA‘A – The Kaua‘i Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a vehicle that was stolen from a Kapa‘a residence last month.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Roadwork to resume in Ulu Mahi Subdivision from Oct. 16 to Nov. 17

LĪHU'E – The Department of Public Works is announcing that DMK & Associates LLC will resume roadwork in the Ulu Mahi Subdivision in Līhu‘e from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays, from Oct. 16 through Nov. 17.

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Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.
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