5-4290 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, HI 96714


4670 Kahau Street, Kapaa, HI 96746

Patrol Services Bureau - Hanalei District

Offices and Contact

KPD’s Hanalei District substation is located at 5-4290 Kuhio Highway, at the corner of Hanalei Plantation Road, just north of the Princeville Shopping Center.


The Hanalei District Commander is Lieutenant Scott Kaui. He can be reached at (808) 246-8104 or skaui@kauai.gov.




When fully staffed, the Hanalei District is composed of the following:

  • One (1) Lieutenant (also referred to as a District Commander)
  • Three (3) Sergeants
  • Twenty-one (21) Police Officers
  • One (1) Senior Clerk


These police officers are responsible for staffing three KPD "beats" between Kapaa and Kee Beach, with 24-hour coverage, 7 days a week.


Area of Oversight

The Hanalei District provides police services from Kee Beach at the northern most end of Kauai, to Olohena Road in Kapaa, on the east side of Kauai. This area encompasses the communities of Haena, Wainiha, Hanalei, Princeville, Kilauea, Anahola, Kealia, and Kapaa, as well as other small neighborhoods and businesses in between. The District is also the home of Kapaa High School, three elementary schools, one middle school, and smaller private schools.

Some of Hanalei District's popular destinations for visitors, and locals alike, include the Na Pali Coast; Kalalau Trail; the Wet and Dry caves; the picturesque Hanalei Bay and Hanalei Valley; the historic Kilauea Lighthouse and Nature Preserve; and numerous, secluded, white sand beaches.



The Hanalei District is committed to working with the community, serving and protecting residents and visitors. Hanalei District personnel strive to adhere to the three principles outlined in the department's mission statement, "Respect, Integrity, and Professionalism"; and are committed to building a strong and positive relationship with the community.