Mission Statement and Vision


To protect lives and property in the County of Kauaʻi by coordinating and integrating efforts among all levels of government and the private sector to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from natural disasters, acts of terrorism and other threats and hazards.



The Kauaʻi Civil Defense Agency strives to actively promote and enhance whole-community preparedness, resilience and safety in the face of numerous threats, hazards and disasters that can potentially affect our island communities.


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Contact Information

Elton Ushio,
Civil Defense Manager

Kauai Civil Defense Agency
3990 Kaana Street, Suite 100
Lihue, Hawaii, 96766

Phone: (808) 241-1800
Fax: (808) 241-1860
Email: civildefense@kauai.gov

 Bookmark This Page: http://www.kauai.gov/civildefense

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