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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, January 19, 2018
Police continue to investigate Hanamā‘ulu crash

HANAMĀ‘ULU – Police are continuing to investigate an apparent hit-and-run crash that occurred on Jan. 11, in Hanamā‘ulu, which resulted in critical injuries to a 12-year-old girl.


Thursday, January 18, 2018
OED to provide funding for projects, activities that support sustainable, economic development

LĪHU‘E – In keeping with its commitment to foster sustainable economic development on Kaua‘i via an open process, the County of Kaua‘i’s Office of Economic Development solicited, reviewed, and scored competitive proposals.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Man arrested following vehicle robbery in Līhu‘e

LĪHU‘E – A 28-year-old Anahola man was arrested after he stole a vehicle from King Auto Center, which resulted in injuries to a male employee on Tuesday.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Male visitor drowns in waters off Hanakāpī‘ai

HANAKĀPĪ‘AI – Kaua‘i police have confirmed that a male visitor apparently drowned Tuesday afternoon in waters off Hanakāpī‘ai Beach on Kaua‘i’s North Shore.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Geotechnical work at Lydgate Park and the Lydgate Park Sport Fields in Wailua set

WAILUA – The public is advised that geotechnical work will be performed at Lydgate Park on Jan. 22 and at Lydgate Park Sport Fields from Jan. 24 to 26 to allow the county Wastewater Management Division to evaluate the subsurface soil conditions at each site.

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