Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission shall consist of seven members, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the County Council, who shall be in sympathy with and who shall believe in the principles of the merit system in public employment.  Of the members appointed, one shall be selected from among persons employed in private industry in either skilled or unskilled laboring positions as distinguished from executive or professional positions.

The Civil Service Commission shall:

Adopt rules and regulations to carry out the civil service and compensation laws of the State and County.

  • Hear and determine appeals made by any individual aggrieved by any action of the director or by any appointing authority.
  • Advise the mayor and director of human resources on problems concerning personnel and classification administration.
  • Execute such powers and duties as may be provided by law.
  • The Commission shall appoint and may remove the Director of Human Resources.

Meeting Time/Location:  3:00pm, Liquor Conference Room 3, 4th Tuesday of each month

Contact Information

Appeals or complaints directed to the Civil Service Commission may be sent to:

Civil Service Commission
c/o Office of Boards & Commissions
4444 Rice Street, Suite 150
Līhuʻe, HI 96766

Phone: (808) 241-4919
Fax: (808) 241-5127


  • Jeffrey Iida, Chair
  • Richard Jose, Vice Chair
  • Fely Faulkner
  • Elizabeth Hahn
  • Karen Matsumoto
  • Vonnell Ramos


posted Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Civil Service Commission Meeting
posted Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Civil Service Commission Meeting
posted Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Civil Service Commission Meeting


posted Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Civil Service Commission Draft Minutes


 TitleModified DateSize
2018 Schedule of Meeting Dates12/4/20176.28 KB
Civil Service Commission Rules5/27/2008136.00 KB
CSC Appeal Form12/16/201631.05 KB
Kauai County Charter Article XV12/31/201454.46 KB

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