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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, April 21, 2017
Kaua‘i Resource Center not accepting non-HI5 recyclables
LĪHU‘E – The public is advised that effective Friday, April 21, the Kaua‘i Resource Center (KRC) will no longer be accepting non-HI5 recyclables as the county’s contract for services at the facility has been terminated. 

Friday, April 21, 2017
Free showing of “Miss South Pacific” slated April 29
WAIMEA – The public is invited to attend a free screening next week of “Miss South Pacific: Beauty and the Sea”, a short documentary that addresses climate change and its impact on Pacific Island countries.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Judge affirms county shutdown of illegal vacation rental
LĪHU‘E – Fifth Circuit Judge Kathleen Watanabe yesterday ruled in favor of the county’s shutdown of an illegal vacation rental in Kīlauea.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
‘Aliomanu Road repair work to be discussed at April 25 meeting
ANAHOLA – The Department of Public Works will hold a meeting next week on the proposed alternatives for the repair work planned for ‘Aliomanu Road in Anahola.

Monday, April 17, 2017
Workshop series designed to help seniors manage diabetes
KŌLOA – Over the last few years, many Kaua'i kupuna 60 and older have benefitted from the Diabetes Self-Management Program offered by the Agency on Elderly Affairs (AEA).

Monday, April 17, 2017
Household hazardous waste collection set for April 29-30
LĪHU‘E -- County officials announced that household hazardous waste (HHW) will be collected free of charge on April 29 and April 30.

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