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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.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Guilty verdict in drunk driving case

LIHUE – Michelle Lindstedt, 59 of Princeville, was today found guilty of Operating a Vehicle Under an Intoxicant and Inattention to Driving following a bench trial in the District Court of the Fifth Circuit.


Friday, August 26, 2016
Pedestrian in critical condition following Thursday night’s crash
KAPAA – A 70-year-old Kilauea woman was medevaced to Queen’s Hospital in critical condition Thursday night after being struck while crossing Kuhio Highway in Kapa‘a.  

Friday, August 26, 2016
Kaua‘i police chief warns public about IRS scam
LĪHU'E – Kauai police have received numerous reports this week regarding an IRS phone scam. Police Chief Darryl Perry is warning the public to be aware of this and other types of money fraud. 

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Water main repairs completed, Kaumualii Highway reopens

KALAHEO – The Department of Water (DOW) has completed the repairs to the water main break on Kaumualii Highway, between Lauoho Road and Hokua Road, in Kalaheo, and all lanes are now reopen.


Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Water main repairs completed, Kaumualii Highway lane to reopen around 1 a.m., Aug. 25

KALAHEO – The Department of Water (DOW) has completed the repairs to the water main break on Kaumualii Highway, between Lauoho Road and Hokua Road, in Kalaheo. Water was restored to affected customers at approximately 10 p.m., Aug. 24. 

 


Wednesday, August 24, 2016
East-bound lane on Kaumualii Highway closed for water main repairs, Aug. 24

KALAHEO – The Department of Water (DOW) advises motorists to expect traffic delays on Kaumualii Highway in Kalaheo, today, Aug. 24, while the DOW performs emergency repairs to a main line break located on the highway shoulder.

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Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.
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