Public Works Department

The Department of Public Works consist of seven divisions: Administration, Automotive Repair Shop, Building, Engineering, Highways & Roads Construction, Solid Waste Management, and Wastewater Management. Public Works are responsible for the planning, design, and construction of all new improvements to County-owned facilities, excluding Department of Water projects. The maintenance, repair and upkeep of all County facilities, roads, and vehicles; the collection and disposal of garbage and refuse, the collection and treatment of sewage, the permitting, reviewing and enforcement of various codes and other regulations pertaining to public and private construction work are also responsibilities of this Department.

Facilities managed by the Department of Public Works includes an automobile shop in Lihue, four sanitary sewage facilities - Wailua, Lihue, Eleele and Waimea; a sanitary landfill in Kekaha, and four refuse transfer stations - Princeville, Kapaa, Lihue, and Hanapepe. Public Works manages three road construction and maintenance base yards - Hanalei, Kapaa, and Hanapepe and are responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of approximately 235 miles of paved roadways and 40 miles of unpaved roadways.  Public Works also provides repair and maintenance to the buildings within two stadium complexes - Hanapepe and Lihue; ten neighborhood centers - Kilauea, Anahola, Kapaa, Lihue, Koloa, Kalaheo, Hanapepe, Kaumakani Waimea, and Kekaha; and Kauai's only War Memorial Convention Hall along with many other County facilities (excluding Department of Water).

PDF icon Final draft of Admin Rules for Hearing Procedures

Northern Leg of the Western Bypass Road NEPA EA

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Notice of Availability4/20/201284.40 KB
Environmental Assessment (EA)4/20/20126.46 MB
Appendixes A - D4/19/20124.45 MB
Appendixes E - H4/19/20122.90 MB
Appendix I4/19/20122.45 MB
Appendix J4/19/20123.70 MB
Appendix K4/19/20122.45 MB
Appendix L4/19/20124.45 MB
Appendixes M - Q4/19/20123.60 MB

Contact Information

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Lyle Tabata
Acting County Engineer


Public Works Department
4444 Rice Street, Suite 275
Lihue, HI 96766

Tel: (808) 241-4992
Fax: (808) 241-6604

Email: publicworks@kauai.gov

Bookmark this page: http://www.kauai.gov/publicworks

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