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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, September 22, 2016
Prison sentence in DUI homicide case

LĪHU'E – James Monroe, 54, of Kīlauea, was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for charges arising out of a 2014 drunk driving crash that left a young man dead and his father seriously injured.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Public input sought on proposed WIOA Local Area Plan
LĪHU'E – The Kaua'i Workforce Development Board (KWDB) today announced the completion of the draft Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Local Area Plan for 2017 to 2020. The plan is now available for public review and comment.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Kaua'i comes together for town hall meetings on underage drinking
LĪHU‘E – County officials today announced that the County of Kaua‘i will host town hall meetings as part of its efforts to help prevent underage drinking.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.’s statement re. LUC’s approval of the Robinson Family Partners’ petition
LIHUE -- Today’s action by the Land Use Commission marks a significant milestone for our state.

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