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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.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Online registration for Winter Fun Program set for Dec. 9

LĪHU‘E – County officials announced that registration for the Winter Fun Program will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 9 on the county website,

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Meeting to discuss Haleko Road striping improvements

LĪHU‘E – The public is invited to attend a community meeting to discuss a conceptual design for the restriping of Haleko Road. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 5:30 p.m. at the Līhu‘e Civic Center, Pi‘ikoi Building, Conference Rooms A and B.

Monday, November 30, 2015
Hardy Street pavement work will require closures, traffic pattern changes

LĪHU‘E – Starting Wednesday, Dec. 9, Earthworks Pacific, Inc. will be doing extensive pavement maintenance work along the entire length of Hardy Street, from Kuhio Highway to Rice Street. The work, which is expected to be completed by Dec. 17, weather permitting, will require lane closures and intermittent feeder street closures. In addition, there will be traffic pattern changes.

Friday, November 27, 2015
Traffic advisory for Lights on Rice

LĪHU'E – The annual Lights on Rice Parade is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 4 starting at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Phase 4 of Haleko Road closure begins Dec. 3

LIHUE – Motorists and residents are advised that Phase 4 of construction on Haleko Road will begin on Thursday, Dec. 3, weather permitting. All lanes on Haleko Road near the Pua Loke Street intersection will be closed to through traffic, and all lanes between Pua Loke Street and Kukui Grove Street will be reopened.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
OPA awarded Sexual Assault Prosecution grant monies

LIHUE –The State of Hawai‘i Department of the Attorney General Crime Prevention and Justice Assistance Division recently awarded $163,000 in grant funds to the County of Kaua‘i Office of the Prosecuting Attorney to establish and fund a Sex Assault Prosecution Unit.

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