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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.

Saturday, December 10, 2016
Hiker airlifted from Uluwehi Falls
WAILUA – Firefighters responded to a call of a female hiker in distress Friday afternoon near Uluwehi Falls, also known as Secret Falls, in Wailua.

Saturday, December 10, 2016
Kūhiō Highway in Kīlauea closed in both directions
KILAUEA – Kūhiō Highway in Kīlauea is closed in both directions as of 6 p.m. Saturday, due to a downed utility line between Pāpa‘a Road and S. Koolau Road.

Friday, December 9, 2016
Lane closure on Kūhiō Highway in Wailua set for Dec. 14
WAILUA – Motorists are advised that the outer northbound lane on Kūhiō Highway in Wailua will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Thursday, December 8, 2016
Waimea man arrested for liquor store robbery

WAIMEA – Kaua‘i police have arrested a Waimea man in connection with a liquor store robbery that occurred Thursday morning in Waimea.


Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Name change for Kaua‘i Civil Defense Agency effective Dec. 8
LĪHU‘E – The voters in the 2016 General Election approved an amendment to the Kaua‘i County Charter that renames the county’s Civil Defense Agency (KCDA) as the Emergency Management Agency.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
DOW warns customers of phone scam
LIHUE – The Department of Water (DOW) is warning the public about a possible telephone scam targeting DOW customers.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Public input sought via survey for Kaua‘i transit plan
LĪHU'E – In its efforts to develop a road map for the future of The Kaua‘i Bus, the County Transportation Agency is conducting a survey and is encouraging the public to provide input.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Kaua‘i Recycles drop bins not available in Lāwa‘i Dec. 10-13
LĀWA‘I -- The Kaua‘i Recycles drop bins at the Lāwa‘i post office will not be available for four days, from Dec. 10 to Dec. 13, to allow for the repaving of the parking lot.

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