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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, May 31, 2016
Hurricane season starts on June 1
LĪHU‘E – The official hurricane season in the central Pacific region, which includes Hawai'i, starts on June 1 and runs through Nov. 30.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Online registration for 8th annual Mayor-a-thon starts June 1

KAPA‘A – The public is invited to sign up for the Eighth annual Mayor-a-thon scheduled on Saturday, June 25 at the Kapa‘a Beach Park.


Friday, May 27, 2016
Flash Flood Warning issued for Kaua'i

LĪHU'E – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the island of Kaua'i until 6:30 a.m. Friday.


Friday, May 27, 2016
Officers of the Month recognized at Police Commission meeting

LĪHU'E – Officers Richard Brown, Darin Irimata, George Laccone, Vernon Scribner and Mark Stulpe were recognized as the Kauai Police Department’s Officers of the Month at Friday’s Police Commission meeting held at the Pi‘ikoi Building. 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Hanalei transfer station resumes normal operations
HANALEI – County officials announced that repairs were made today to the mixed waste hopper at the Hanalei refuse transfer station. The facility has resumed normal operations.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
KPD firearms registration announces new hours of operation
LĪHU'E – Starting this week, the firearms registration window at the Kaua‘i Police Department has new hours of operation.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Police arrest driver involved in hit-and-run crash
LUMAHAI  – A Wainiha man was arrested on Sunday morning after he left the scene of a traffic crash that resulted in injuries. The crash occurred just after midnight on Saturday along Kūhiō Highway in Lumaha‘i.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
County announces holiday closures
LĪHU‘E – In observance of Memorial Day, County of Kaua'i offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, along with all refuse transfer stations, the Kekaha Landfill, all HI-5 bottle redemption centers, Puhi Metals Recycling Center, and Kaua'i Resource Center. In addition, all of the neighborhood centers will be closed.

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Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.
Mayor, County of Kauaʻi