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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.

Monday, July 24, 2017
Jury finds pair guilty in methamphetamine case

Līhu‘e – Prosecuting Attorney Justin F. Kollar announced today that a fifth circuit jury found Michelle Salvas and Cory Sarmiento, both 38 and of Kapa‘a, guilty of 11 of 12 counts in the felony information and non-felony complaint relating to crystal methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia found in their vehicle after a lengthy police chase in July of 2012.


Monday, July 24, 2017
County to hold community meeting on Workforce Housing project

Po‘ipū – In preparation for Koa‘e, a new Workforce Housing project to be located in Po‘ipū, the Kaua‘i County Housing Agency and its development partner Mark Development will hold an open community meeting on Thursday, July 27, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kōloa Neighborhood Center located at 3461 Weliweli Road, Kōloa.


Monday, July 24, 2017
Water shutdown scheduled for Hanamaulu area on July 27

HANAMAULU – The Department of Water (DOW) has scheduled a water shutdown for customers located on the mauka-side of Kuhio Highway, between Laulima Street and Kapule Highway in Hanamaulu.  Water will be turned off on Thursday, July 27 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Friday July 28; weather permitting.


Friday, July 21, 2017
KPD is asking for help with finding runaway

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway.

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Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.
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