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Headlines from the last 7 days are listed below. To view additional news, please go to the Press Releases main page.

Friday, October 21, 2016
KIUC infrastructure vandalized; KPD seeking public assistance in ongoing investigation
WAILUA - The Kaua‘i Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying anyone who may have been involved in vandalizing Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative’s (KIUC) water diversion site on the North Fork of the Wailua River.

Friday, October 21, 2016
Kaua‘i Historic Preservation Commission celebrates 30th anniversary

LĪHU‘E – Established in 1986 by county ordinance, the Kaua‘i Historic Preservation Review Commission (KHPRC) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

Friday, October 21, 2016
School bus involved in fender bender in Wailua on Friday morning
WAILUA – A school bus was involved in a traffic collision on Friday morning in Wailua while transporting students.

Thursday, October 20, 2016
Work to improve Kōloa Road set to begin Monday, Oct. 24
KOLOA - County officials announced that work on the guardrail and other safety improvements along Kōloa Road are set to begin on Monday, October 24. The project is expected to be completed by the beginning of November.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Committee on the Status of Women to “Paint the Town Pink” on Wednesday

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Committee on the Status of Women (KCSW) invites the public to help them “Paint the Town Pink” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The annual walk will start from the Līhu‘e Civic Center Moikeha Building on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 11:15 a.m. 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Early voting at Lihue Neighborhood Center starting Oct. 25
LIHUE – The Elections Division of the Office of the County Clerk is informing the public that early voting services will be temporarily relocated to the Līhu‘e Neighborhood Center for the 2016 General Elections.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Part of Puhi Road to reopen to two-way traffic starting Oct. 21
PUHI – County officials today announced that phase one of the Puhi Road Rehabilitation project is a little ahead of schedule.

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