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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, July 29, 2016
Real property taxes due soon
LĪHU‘E – County officials would like to remind Kaua‘i property owners that the first installment of real property taxes for the 2016-2017 tax year are due on Aug. 20.

Friday, July 29, 2016
Reminder: Section 8 waiting list to open Aug. 1-12
LĪHU‘E – County officials have issued a reminder that applications for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program waiting list will be accepted from Aug. 1 to Aug. 12.

Friday, July 29, 2016
Lane closure on Maluhia Road set for Aug. 2
KŌLOA – One lane of Maluhia Road near the Kōloa Road junction will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., to allow KIUC to relocate a utility pole.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Lobbyists now required to register with Council Services
LIHUE -- The Office of the County Clerk, Council Services Division is now accepting Lobbyist Registration Statements.  Pursuant to Ordinance No. 999, which was passed in January 2016, lobbyists are now required to register with the County of Kaua‘i, disclose the amount of money used by lobbyists to influence government decision making, and identify themselves as lobbyists prior to testifying before the County Council or County agencies.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Early voting for Primary, General elections temporarily relocated to Lihue Neighborhood Center
Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i – 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 Primary and General Elections.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
KPD invites public comment as part of accreditation process
LĪHU'E – The Kaua‘i Police Department is currently seeking accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).

Monday, July 25, 2016
Public reminded about proper use of refuse carts
LĪHU‘E – County officials are issuing another reminder about the importance of residents using their refuse carts properly.

Sunday, July 24, 2016
11 a.m. Sunday Update, Mayor signs emergency proclamation in anticipation of TS Darby

LĪHU'E – Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr. has signed an emergency proclamation as the County of Kaua‘i prepares for Tropical Storm Darby to approach the islands. The proclamation follows Governor Ige’s proclamation in authorizing the expenditure of funds for disaster-related damages or losses.

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Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.
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