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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.

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Police arrest suspected Līhu‘e burglar; property owners urged to take precautions

LIHUE  – Police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for multiple break-ins that have occurred in Līhu‘e this week. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Deadline for absentee mail ballot application Nov. 1
LIHUE -- The Elections Division of the Office of the County Clerk is informing the public that the deadline to apply for an absentee mail ballot for the 2016 General Election is 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Public input sought on bicycle, pedestrian access to Kīlauea Pt. overlook
LĪHU‘E – The public is invited to provide input on the Kīlauea Point Bicycle and Pedestrian Access Project at an open house on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 5 to 8 p.m., at the Kīlauea Neighborhood Center.

Monday, October 24, 2016
Traffic advisory for Veteran’s Day Parade

LĪHU'E – County officials announce road closures and bus stop modifications to accommodate the Veteran’s Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 5 along Rice Street in Lihue, starting at 10 a.m.

Friday, October 21, 2016
KIUC infrastructure vandalized; KPD seeking public assistance in ongoing investigation
WAILUA - The Kaua‘i Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying anyone who may have been involved in vandalizing Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative’s (KIUC) water diversion site on the North Fork of the Wailua River.

Friday, October 21, 2016
Kaua‘i Historic Preservation Commission celebrates 30th anniversary

LĪHU‘E – Established in 1986 by county ordinance, the Kaua‘i Historic Preservation Review Commission (KHPRC) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

Friday, October 21, 2016
School bus involved in fender bender in Wailua on Friday morning
WAILUA – A school bus was involved in a traffic collision on Friday morning in Wailua while transporting students.

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Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.
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