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KPD News & Announcements


Thursday, July 23, 2020
KPD’s Sexual Assault Response Team helps expand resources for victims

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department’s Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) partnered with Hawai‘i’s Office of the Attorney General to make it easier for victims across all Islands to receive help.


Wednesday, July 22, 2020
KPD Records Section Window reopens additional services

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) Records Section Window, which continues to serve the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, has reopened some additional services.


Saturday, June 6, 2020
KPD Records Section Window to reopen Monday

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) Records Section Window will be available again to the public beginning June 8.


Saturday, April 25, 2020
Kaua‘i police serve free breakfast to hundreds of keiki

LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police served hundreds of pancake breakfasts to keiki during Saturday’s inaugural “Police, Pastors and Pancakes” drive-thru event at Puakea Golf Course. 


Friday, April 24, 2020
Kaua‘i police to temporarily turn off blue cruise lights

 LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police are temporarily turning off the stationary blue cruise lights on most of their patrol vehicles. 


Wednesday, April 15, 2020
KPD offers new options for filing reports online

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) has launched an online platform that allows people to conveniently file reports, including those pertaining to violations of COVID-19 emergency orders.


Saturday, April 11, 2020
Kaua‘i police arrest couple for violating 14-day quarantine

LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police arrested 36-year-old Adam Schwarze of ‘Aiea, Hawai‘i and 31-year-old Desiree Marvin of Alexandria, Virginia on Friday for violating the state’s COVID-19 mandatory 14-day quarantine emergency order. 


Thursday, April 9, 2020
K-PAL flag football season canceled

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department is announcing the cancelation of its K-PAL flag football season that was slated to begin this summer.


Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Hawai‘i National Guard to assist KPD with checkpoints

The Hawai‘i National Guard will be assisting Kaua‘i police at two checkpoints on island on Tuesday in order to help monitor compliance of state and county emergency orders that are in place to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. 


Monday, April 6, 2020
Curfew and stay-at-home orders result in fewer traffic crashes

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department’s implementation of the emergency curfew and stay-at-home orders, along with the the community’s compliance, have significantly reduced the number of traffic crashes islandwide.


Monday, April 6, 2020
KPD offers assistance and resources for victims of domestic violence

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department’s dispatchers have reported a slight uptick in the number of domestic violence-related calls. 


Sunday, April 5, 2020
KPD resumes firearms records operations by appointment only

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) resumed limited firearms records operations on March 31 and is expected to expand to full-service operations by appointment only on April 7.

“The Kaua‘i Police Department envisions a community that is free from the fear of crime; where our citizens and visitors trust, believe and have confidence that our employees shall provide the highest level of professional services.”

Kaua'i Police Department
3990 Ka‘ana Street, Suite 200
Līhu‘e, HI 96766
(808) 241-1711

To request records: kpdrecords@kauai.gov.

Crime Stoppers Kaua'i (808) 246-8300

Crime Stoppers Kaua‘i 

Hawai‘i Sexual Assault Response Team


Traffic Enforcement

TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

TOTAL MOVING

8,420

7,482

6,295

5,997

3,400          

SPEEDING

2,343

2,144

1,312

1034

1,045          

MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

692

542

464  

217

105

ALL OTHER MOVING

5,385

4,796

4,519

4,746

2,250            

OVUII

172

183

147

141

69             

TRUCK EQUIPMENT

129 

112

86

109     

62             

TOTAL SEAT BELT & CHILD RESTRAINT

788

635

589

417  

278

SEAT BELT

726

589

563

385  

261

CHILD RESTRAINT

62

46

26 

32

17         

FATALITIES

8

7

9

15     

6

* Statistical data as of 09/01/20