Kauai Fire Department

Wildland Fire Action Guide & Safety Tips

  • Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)
  • Hawaiʻi's Growing Wildfire Problem
  • What is Defensible Space?
  • Actions You Can Take Today
  • What is a Hardened Home?
  • Creating a Safe Home in the WUI
  • Your Own Action Guide
  • Large Landowners
  • Our Family's Evacuation Plan
  • Residential Safety Checklist
  • The Firewise USA Program recognizes residential communities that agree to take action with their neighbors to better protect their homes and neighborhoods from wildfire.  Learn more and get started.
  • How do Homes Burn in a Wildfire?
  • How to Prepare Your Home for Wildfire
  • Home Ignition Zone Checklist
  • Research Fact Sheet Series
  • Hawaiʻi Wildfire Management Organization Website
  • Wildfire & Drought Lookout: A continuing awareness/preparedness campaign to keep people across the state informed of current fire and drought conditions, provide tips on protecting life and property from wildfires, and to provide information and education on how to deal with prolonged drought.
  • Healthy Landscapes
  • Research and Technology
  • Fire-Adapted Communities
  • Outreach Materials
  • Training

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Department Head

Michael R. Gibson

KFD Mission Statement
"To preserve and protect life, property, and the environment of the Kaua'i County from all hazards and emergencies."

KFD Vision
"Kaua'i Fire Department creates a safer community by continually striving for excellence in prevention and emergency response"

  • Access/Water Supply Building Clearance Form

  • Firecracker Permit

  • Fuel Tank Permit

  • Temporary Structure Permit

Call or email Kauaʻi Fire Department Prevention Bureau at 808-241-4985 or kfdpreventionbureau@kauai.gov for:

  • Fireworks Retail License
  • Fireworks Public Display Permit

Customers requesting a copy of an incident of fire report, may do so via email to kfd@kauai.gov.  Please be sure to include the name of the person (s) involved in the incident along with the date, time, and location of such incident.


Call or email Kauaʻi Fire Department Prevention Bureau at 808-241-4985 or kfdpreventionbureau@kauai.gov