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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.

Friday, February 17, 2017
Police ask for public’s help in identifying man seen in surveillance photo

LĪHU'E – The Kaua‘i Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identify the man seen in this photo. Police are looking to speak with him about an incident that occurred at the First Hawaiian Bank in Waimea on Oct. 21, 2016.


Friday, February 17, 2017
Coaches meeting for Mayor’s Youth Track Meet scheduled Feb. 28
LĪHU‘E – The Department of Parks and Recreation has scheduled a coaches’ meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 28 for the Mayor’s Youth Track Meet.

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Kalāheo home destroyed by fire
KALAHEO – A three-bedroom home was destroyed by fire Wednesday night along Kaumuali‘i Highway in Kalāheo.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Ocean Safety officials advising no swimming on North Shore

Due to high surf and dangerous ocean conditions, Ocean Safety officials are advising no swimming at all North Shore beaches, west of the Hanalei Pavilion to Kē‘ē Beach, including ‘Anini Beach.


Tuesday, February 14, 2017
KPD dispatcher and accreditation team recognized at Police Commission meeting

LĪHU'E – Kaua‘i Police Chief Darryl D. Perry and the Kaua‘i Police Commission recently presented Employee of the Month recognitions to a KPD dispatcher and to the team in charge of KPD’s CALEA accreditation.


Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Experts safely detonate live hand grenade in Kalāheo

KALAHEO  – The Army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team (EOD) safely detonated a live hand grenade at a remote location in Kalāheo on Monday afternoon.

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