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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.

Thursday, February 23, 2017
‘Anini Road temporarily closed to vehicles over three tons

‘ANINI - The public is advised that ‘Anini Road is temporarily closed to all vehicles over three tons. The three-ton weight limit was posted two years ago at a bridge located 1.1 miles from Kalihiwai Road.


Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Līhu‘e man arrested for alleged sexual assault of a minor

LĪHU'E – Kaua‘i police have arrested a 37-year-old Līhu‘e man suspected of sexually assaulting a minor. 


Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Department of Water welcomes Thomas Canute to the Kauai Board of Water Supply
LIHUE – Thomas “Tom” J. Canute was recently appointed to the Department of Water’s Board of Water Supply (KBWS).  Mr. Canute is the vice president and Lihue branch manager for First Hawaiian Bank.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Mills indicted for multiple charges, including alleged kidnapping and robbery

LIHU‘E – A Fifth Circuit Grand Jury last week indicted Walter L. Mills, 43, of Kapa‘a, on 10 charges connected to a series of incidents that took place on November 4, 2016, after he allegedly left the grounds of the Kaua‘i Community Correctional Center on the night of November 3.

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