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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.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
DOW to host informational meeting for Hanapēpē – Ele’ele Water System Reorganization and Improvemen

HANAPĒPĒ – The Department of Water (DOW) is hosting an informational meeting for the upcoming Reorganization and Improvements Construction Project for the Hanapēpē-Ele’ele Water System on Wednesday, August 1st from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the Hanapēpē Neighborhood Center.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Lane closure on Kūhiō Highway in Kapaia on July 26

KAPAIA – The public is advised that the southbound lane of Kūhiō Highway between Nuku Street and Kapaia Road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 26. The closure is necessary to repair the concrete swale in the area.


Monday, July 16, 2018
Loose mixed waste not accepted at Hanalei transfer station starting July 23

HANALEI – The public is advised that the Hanalei refuse transfer station will not accept loose mixed waste starting on Monday, July 23, due to planned equipment repairs.


Friday, July 13, 2018
CASPER survey to assess emergency preparedness on Kaua‘i

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Emergency Management Agency (KEMA) is assisting the Department of Health’s (DOH) Kaua‘i District Health Office to conduct a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) survey to assess the emergency preparedness level of local residents.

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