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Friday, March 14, 2014
star iconFiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
star iconMayor Carvalho's 2014 Legislative Message

Mayor Carvalho's 2014 Legislative Message

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Thursday, October 31, 2013
star iconMayor Carvalho vetoes Bill 2491

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
KCHA Needs Survey
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Now accepting applications for Summer Intern Program

The County of Kauai is accepting applications for the Summer Intern Program. Deadline to apply is April 25, 2014.

go to Summer Internship online application Summer Internship Application


Thursday, October 24, 2013
Next Electronic Waste (eWaste) Collection May 9 & 10, 2014

Open to businesses and residents for FREE! Drop off obsolete or unwanted electronics. All brands without quantity limits. eWaste only accepted during designated timeframes. Materials left outside of these dates/times will be deemed as an illegal dumping.

  • 2nd Friday/Saturday of the month, 7:45 am - 4:15 pm
  • Kauai Resource Center, 3460 Ahukini Road (near airport & fronting the Lihue Transfer Station).
  • Staff will assist with offloading

Click to see list of acceptable eWaste items (PDF).


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Headlines from the last 7 days are listed below. To view the entire contents of any press release, please go to the PIO press releases main page.
Go to press releases section 4/17/2014 4:14:18 PM - Prosecutor’s Office concludes review of officer-involved shooting - LĪHU'E – Following a police investigation, the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney has concluded its review of the police-involved shooting of Mason Saio that occurred on August 16, 2013.  

Go to press releases section 4/17/2014 3:45:02 PM - Police make arrest in WalMart “noxious odor” case - LIHUE – A Līhu‘e man was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with a “noxious odor” complaint that forced a full evacuation of the Līhu‘e WalMart last month and caused several customers to become ill.  

Go to press releases section 4/17/2014 10:05:28 AM - Female visitor drowns in waters off Hā‘ena - HAENA – Ocean Safety officials confirmed that a female visitor, age 65 of Washington state, drowned in waters off Hā‘ena Beach Park Wednesday afternoon.  

Go to press releases section 4/17/2014 9:31:28 AM - Notice of voter registration postcard mailout - LĪHU‘E -- The Elections Division of the Office of the County Clerk will be mailing Yellow Notice of Voter Registration Postcards to all voters on April 21, 2014. Also known as the “Yellow Card,” the postcard provides election dates and information for the upcoming elections.  

Go to press releases section 4/17/2014 9:27:19 AM - Repair work to Hanalei transfer station extended - HANALEI – Repairs to the mixed waste hopper at the Hanalei refuse transfer station have been extended at least until noon today, possibly until the end of the day.  

Go to press releases section 4/16/2014 3:36:08 PM - County supports Project Graduation -

LĪHU‘E –  Every year hundreds of graduating seniors spend graduation night in a safe, alcohol- and drug-free environment, thanks to the support of the Department of Education, parents, volunteers, local business and community groups.


Go to press releases section 4/16/2014 3:02:55 PM - Kīpū car crash causes highway closure Wednesday morning - KĪPŪ – Police shut down both lanes of Kaumuali‘i Highway in Kīpū for roughly an hour Wednesday morning following a two-car collision.  

Go to press releases section 4/16/2014 1:26:58 PM - County offers Fair Housing training - LĪHU‘E – In recognition of April being Fair Housing Month, the Housing Agency is sponsoring free training on the Fair Housing law on Tuesday, April 29. There will be two sessions at the Līhu‘e Civic Center, Pi‘ikoi Building, rooms A and B. The first session, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., is geared toward property and resident managers, housing agents, homeowners’ association board members, landlords, as well as security and police officers. The afternoon session, from 1 to 4:30 p.m., is for tenants, Section 8 clients and the general public.

Go to press releases section 4/16/2014 8:03:42 AM - Water conservation request lifted for Hanapēpē - HANAPĒPĒ – The water conservation request for the Hanapepe Cliffside area has been rescinded as of midnight Tuesday. Water systems in the area are now in full operation.  

Go to press releases section 4/15/2014 3:31:05 PM - Water conservation request for Hanapēpē - HANAPĒPĒ – The Department of Water (DOW) has issued a water conservation request for the Hanapepe Cliffside area until further notice to allow the water tank in the area time to refill. Residences and businesses located on Moi Road and all branching streets are asked to limit water consumption to essential uses only.

Go to press releases section 4/15/2014 8:52:27 AM - County announces holiday closures - LĪHU‘E – County offices, along with all refuse transfer stations, the Kekaha Landfill, Kaua'i Resource Center and the Kapa‘a and Waimea swimming pools, will be closed on Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday. Residential refuse pick-up will not be affected by the holiday; it will continue as scheduled.

Go to press releases section 4/14/2014 4:14:04 PM - Kaua‘i dispatchers recognized during National Public Safety Telecommunications Week - LĪHU'E – The Kaua‘i Police Department recognizes the department’s dispatchers this week in honor of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, April 13 through 19.  

Go to press releases section 4/14/2014 4:10:41 PM - Two-car crash results in injuries, road closure - PRINCEVILLE – Police responded to a two-car crash in Princeville Sunday afternoon that resulted in non-life threatening injuries and a full closure of Kūhiō Highway.  

Go to press releases section 4/14/2014 10:27:08 AM - Loose mixed waste not accepted at Hanalei transfer station due to repairs - HANALEI – Loose mixed waste will not be accepted at the Hanalei refuse transfer station for approximately three days starting at 12 p.m. today. The temporary suspension of this service will allow for the replacement of mechanical components on the mixed waste hopper.

Go to press releases section 4/13/2014 7:22:55 PM - Man injured in Kekaha crash -

KEKAHA  – A man is hospitalized in stable condition at The Queen’s Medical Center on O‘ahu this evening following a single vehicle crash in Kekaha early Saturday morning.