News Releases and Other Announcements

Friday, September 20, 2019
KPD hosts free car seat check as part of Child Passenger Safety Week

LĪHU‘E – In recognition of National Child Passenger Safety Week, the Kaua‘i Police Department will be hosting a free car seat safety inspection on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Walmart in Līhu‘e.


Friday, September 20, 2019
Roadwork to continue in ‘Ele‘ele and Hanapēpē from Sept. 26 to Oct. 19

Hanapēpē and ‘Ele‘ele – The Department of Public Works is announcing that GP Maintenance Solutions will continue roadwork in ‘Ele‘ele and Hanapēpē on weekdays, from Sept. 26 through October 19, 2019.


Friday, September 20, 2019
Runaway juvenile found safe in Anahola

ANAHOLA – Missing runaway Summer Estacio was located Friday morning safe along the shoreline of Anahola.


Thursday, September 19, 2019
East Kaua‘i Lions Club members volunteer time, service at Vidinha Stadium on Saturday

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Parks and Recreation is applauding the work of 13 members of the East Kaua‘i Lions Club for offering their time and service at Vidinha Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 14.


Thursday, September 19, 2019
Mayor Kawakami invites the public to support the Global Climate Strike

LĪHU‘E – In support of the Global Climate Strike movement, Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami will be welcoming students from the Kaua‘i Community College and other stakeholders to the Līhu‘e Civic Center Rotunda on Friday, Sept. 20, at 3:30 p.m.


Thursday, September 19, 2019
Kaua‘i police asking for help with finding runaway

The Kaua‘i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway juvenile.


Thursday, September 19, 2019
Emergency water service shutdown on Pualei Street and Leioni Place in Eleele

(4 P.M.) ELEELE – The Department of Water (DOW) announced an emergency water service shutdown for customers located on Pualei Street and Leioni Place in Eleele for approximately 4-hours.  DOW crews are conducting emergency repairs to a recent service lateral break in the area.


Wednesday, September 18, 2019
One lane road closure on Kūhi‘ō Highway in Kapa‘a set for Sept. 24-25

KAPA‘A – The public is advised that a one-lane road closure on Kūhi‘ō Highway on the innermost eastbound lane between Papaloa Road and Aleka Loop in Kapa’a is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 24th and Wednesday, Sept. 25th from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, weather permitting.


Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Connection of Ala Kalanikaumaka, Lopaka Paipa Boulevard to proceed

KŌLOA – A blessing was held last week to mark the start of construction that would expand Lopaka Paipa Boulevard, and connect the private roadway to Ala Kalanikaumaka in Kōloa.


Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Kaua‘i police asking for help with finding missing runaway

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway juvenile.


Monday, September 16, 2019
Haleko Road to close for roadside maintenance on Sept. 21

LĪHU‘E – Haleko Road will be closed for shoulder grading and road maintenance work on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Monday, September 16, 2019
Flash Flood Warning canceled for Kaua‘i

The National Weather Service has canceled a Flash Flood Warning for Kaua‘i.


Monday, September 16, 2019
Flash Flood Warning issued for Kaua‘i

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Kaua‘i, due to heavy rains occurring over the islands. The warning may be extended, dropped or modified as conditions develop.


Friday, September 13, 2019
DOW announces billing services available on Friday, September 20th

LIHUE – The Department of Water (DOW) announces limited customer services on Friday, September 20, 2019 to accommodate its 16th Annual Make a Splash water education Festival.


Friday, September 13, 2019
Water conservation notice scheduled for Wainiha-Hā'ena customers on Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WAINIHA – The Department of Water (DOW) has scheduled a water conservation notice for customers located in Wainiha and Hā'ena on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in preparation for an electrical power outage scheduled by the Kaua'i Island Utility Cooperative for the same time period.   Customers are asked to limit water use to essential uses only; such as drinking, cooking and sanitation purposes during this time, in order to avoid a water service outage


Friday, September 13, 2019
Mayor Kawakami signs MOU to allow night football games for 2019 season

Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the County of Kaua‘i to allow the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation and the state Department of Education to use county stadium lights at night during the 2019 football season.


Friday, September 13, 2019
Body recovered from rocky shoreline near Allerton Garden

KŌLOA – Officials have recovered a body of a man discovered along the rocky shoreline near Allerton Garden in Kōloa on Thursday afternoon.


Friday, September 13, 2019
Rice Shopping Center bus stop relocates to original location

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Bus is announcing that the Rice Shopping Center bus stop has relocated to its original location on Rice Street fronting the Rice Shopping Center effective today, Sept. 13.


Friday, September 13, 2019
Lane closures scheduled for portions of Kawaihau, Ohu, and Hekili roads from Sept. 16 to 25

KAPA‘A – The public is advised that portions of Kawaihau, Ohu, and Hekili roads in Kapa‘a will be closed to allow Maui Kupono Builders to conduct road reconstruction work, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., from Sept. 16 to 25 on weekdays, weather permitting.


Thursday, September 12, 2019
Police operation results in eight arrests

Kaua‘i police on Tuesday arrested eight individuals and served 12 warrants during an operation aimed at locating defendants wanted by the court.


Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Ride The Kaua‘i Bus for free on Sept. 20

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Bus is announcing that it will be providing free bus rides on Sept. 20 to all passengers for Ride the Bus Day.


Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Partial one-lane road closure on Kuhio Highway in Kapa'a set for Sept. 11

KAPA‘A – The public is advised that there will be a partial one-lane road closure on Kūhi‘ō Highway on the outermost northbound lane between Papaloa Road and Aleka Loop in Kapa’a on Wednesday, Sept. 11th from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting.


Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Man arrested Monday following police pursuit

ANAHOLA – A 36-year-old man was arrested Monday morning after he reportedly stole two vehicles and attempted to flee from police.


Monday, September 9, 2019
Voices of Women in America survey available through Nov. 30

The Kaua‘i County Committee on the Status on the Women (KCCSW) wants to hear from women 18 years and older about the concerns and issues of Kaua‘i women. The committee has partnered with the National Association of Commissions for Women in launching the Voices of Women in America survey.


Thursday, September 5, 2019
Roadwork to continue in ‘Ele‘ele and Hanapēpē through Sept. 27

The Department of Public Works is announcing that GP Maintenance Solutions will continue roadwork in ‘Ele‘ele and Hanapēpē on weekdays, through Sept. 27.


Thursday, September 5, 2019
KAUA‘I COUNTY COUNCIL CONTINUES ON-GOING RECRUITMENT FOR THE POSITION OF COUNTY AUDITOR

Līhu‘e, Hawai‘i:  The Kaua‘i County Council is continuing its on-going recruitment and acceptance of applications for the position of County Auditor.  The County Auditor is responsible for audits of all county funds, programs, and operations of any agency or operation of the county.  This includes performance audits of funds or operations as requested by the Council by resolution, and to perform all related duties including supervising and managing any office staff.  


Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Man dies in waters off Honopū Beach

NĀ PALI – A 41-year-old man of O‘ahu died Wednesday morning in waters off Honopū Beach, along Nā Pali Coast.


Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Lane closure on Kūhiō Highway in Kapa‘a set for this evening

KAPA‘A – The public is advised that there will be a lane closure on Kūhiō Highway on the southbound lane between Niu Street and Kukui Street.


Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Lane closure scheduled for portions of Ka‘apuni Road from Sept. 5 to 9

KAPA‘A – The public is advised that portions of Ka‘apuni Road in Kapa‘a will be closed for pavement work, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., from Sept. 5 to 9 on week days, weather permitting.


Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Mayor Kawakami appoints Adam Roversi as housing director

LĪHU‘E – Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami has appointed Adam Roversi as the County of Kaua‘i housing director, effective September 1, 2019.


Friday, August 30, 2019
Jury finds Anahola man guilty of resisting arrest

LĪHU‘E – A fifth circuit jury this week found Kapana Thronas-Kahoonei, 25, of Anahola, guilty of Resisting Arrest following a three-day trial.


Friday, August 30, 2019
KPD warns public of phone scam

LĪHU‘E – Kaua‘i police are warning the public to be aware of a telephone scammer who is impersonating a KPD officer and is soliciting payments for outstanding warrants.


Friday, August 30, 2019
Employees of the Month recognized at Police Commission Meeting

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) recognized 10 employees during August’s Police Commission meeting held on Aug. 30, at the Pi‘ikoi Building.


Friday, August 30, 2019
Kapa‘a swimming pool closed until further notice due to mechanical issues

KAPA‘A – Due to mechanical issues, the Kapa‘a swimming pool will be closed until further notice.


Friday, August 30, 2019
Lane closures on Kūhiō Highway in Līhu‘e set for Sept. 8 to 13

LĪHU‘E – The public is advised that there will be lane closures on Kūhiō Highway on the outermost southbound lane between Eha Street and Ahukini Road and the innermost southbound lane between Ahukini Road and Hardy Street.


Wednesday, August 28, 2019
West Kaua‘i Community Plan Discussion Draft Available online for public review

The County of Kaua‘i Planning Department has released a “Discussion Draft” of the West Kaua‘i Community Plan for public review and comment. The West Kaua‘i Community Plan updates the previous Hanapēpē- ‘Ele‘ele Development Plan (1974) and the Waimea- Kekaha Development Plan (1978) to provide guidance on land use and investment priorities for the Westside.


Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Water service shutdown scheduled for Hauiki Road and Kini Place in Kapa‘a on September 3

KAPA‘A – The Department of Water (DOW) announces a water service shutdown scheduled for customers located on Hauiki Road and Kini Place in Kapa‘a on Tuesday, September 3rd, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting. 


Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Līhu‘e-Hanalei routes to resume regular service Sept. 1

HANALEI – The Kaua‘i Bus is announcing that Routes 400 and 500, between Līhu‘e and Hanalei, will resume regular service effective Sept. 1.


Wednesday, August 28, 2019
County Health & Wellness Fair scheduled for Sept. 6

LĪHU‘E – The public is invited to attend the County of Kaua‘i’s Health & Wellness Fair sponsored by the County of Kaua‘i Housing Agency and Life’s Choices Kaua‘i. This year’s theme is “Together We Are Stronger.” 


Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Firefighters extinguish 25-acre brush fire in Anahola

ANAHOLA – Kaua‘i firefighters extinguished a brush fire that broke out in Anahola late Sunday evening.


Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Rescuers suspend search for missing diver in waters off ‘Anini Beach on Tuesday

‘ANINI – Rescuers are suspending their search for 27-year-old Theobhlius Erakdrik of Kalāheo in waters off ‘Anini Beach on Tuesday, following a three-day multi-agency search.


Tuesday, August 27, 2019
County announces holiday closures

LĪHU‘E – In observance of Labor Day, County of Kaua‘i offices will be closed on Sept. 2, along with all refuse transfer stations.


Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Reminder: Various payment options offered for motor vehicle registration renewals

LĪHU‘E – In anticipation of long wait times at the Division of Motor Vehicles on Sept. 3 due to the long holiday weekend, County of Kaua‘i officials are reminding the public of various payment options for motor vehicle registration renewals.


Monday, August 26, 2019
Jury finds man guilty of manslaughter in Kapa‘a collision

LĪHU‘E – Prosecuting Attorney Justin F. Kollar announced that a Fifth Circuit Jury today found Cody Safadago, 48, formerly of California and Washington, guilty as charged on all counts following a two-week long jury trial concerning the fatal collision involving Kayla Huddy-Lemn.


Monday, August 26, 2019
County of Kaua‘i acquires over 400 acres in Waimea from Kikiaola Land Company

WAIMEA – The County of Kaua‘i is announcing the purchase of 417 acres of agriculture land from the Kikiaola Land Company Ltd. on Monday.


Monday, August 26, 2019
DOW completes Kōloa Well 16 A & 16 B Site & Building Improvements Project

KŌLOA - The Department of Water (DOW) held a dedication ceremony on August 1st to commemorate the completion of work on its Kōloa Well 16 A and 16 B Site and Building Improvements Project.


Monday, August 26, 2019
Mayor signs tenth supplementary emergency proclamation

LĪHU‘E – Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami has signed a tenth supplementary emergency proclamation on Monday, August 26, for the County of Kaua‘i, extending the emergency relief period for damages sustained during the April 2018 flood.


Monday, August 26, 2019
Multiple agencies resume search for missing diver in waters off ‘Anini Beach on Monday

 ‘ANINI – Multiple agencies are on their second day of searching for 26-year-old Theobhlius Erakdrik of Kalāheo in waters off ‘Anini Beach.


Sunday, August 25, 2019
Multiple agencies resume search for missing diver in waters off ‘Anini Beach

ANINI – Multiple agencies resumed their search for 26-year-old Theobhlius Erakdrik of Kalāheo in waters off ‘Anini Beach on Sunday morning.


Friday, August 23, 2019
Kamalani Playground to close Aug. 26 for installation of safety upgrades

WAILUA – The Department of Parks and Recreation is announcing that Kamalani Playground at Lydgate Park will be closed starting Aug. 26 for the installation of safety upgrades.


Friday, August 23, 2019
DOW’s Hanapēpē-Ele’ele Booster Pump Station Project completed

HANAPĒPĒ - The Department of Water (DOW) announces the completion of its Hanapēpē-Ele’ele Booster Pump Station Project and held a dedication ceremony on August 1st. 


Friday, August 23, 2019
Public hearing set for Sept. 3

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Parks and Recreation is announcing that a public hearing is set for Sept. 3 on proposed amendments to the Rules and Regulations Governing Commercial Boating Activities at County Beach Parks.


Friday, August 23, 2019
Construction of Black Pot Beach Park comfort station to begin Aug. 29

HANALEI – The Department of Parks and Recreation is announcing that construction for the Black Pot Beach comfort station is set to begin on Aug. 29 through the month of November, weather permitting.


Thursday, August 22, 2019
Visitor in critical condition after snorkeling in waters off ‘Anini Beach

‘ANINI – A 29-year-old California man remains in critical condition after he was found unresponsive in waters off ‘Anini Beach on Wednesday.


Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Wanted man arrested for sexual assault

A 50-year-old California man wanted on Kaua‘i for sexual assault was located and detained on Monday by the Central Marin Police Authority in San Anselmo, California.


Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Hā‘ena to Kē‘ē beaches closed to swimming due to shark sighting

HĀ‘ENA – Ocean Safety officials have closed beaches to swimming from Hā‘ena to Kē‘ē until further notice due to a shark sighting.


Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Rice Street construction to continue eastbound between Kalena Street and Ho‘olako Street

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Public Works and Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. are announcing that construction will continue on the eastbound lane of Rice Street, closing the outer lane to traffic while work is being performed from Aug. 26 to Oct. 30, weather permitting.


Monday, August 19, 2019
‘Eiwa Street bus stop reopens Aug. 20

LĪHU‘E – The public is advised that the construction work on ‘Eiwa Street that was planned for Monday, Aug. 19, has been postponed until further notice. Therefore, the ‘Eiwa Street bus stop will resume normal service on Tuesday, Aug. 20.


Thursday, August 15, 2019
Kekaha Landfill to reopen today

KEKAHA – The public is advised that equipment repairs are completed at the Kekaha Landfill, and is set to reopen today from 3:30 to 10 p.m.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019
‘Eiwa Street bus stop to temporarily relocate to Hardy Street on Aug. 19

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Bus is announcing that the ‘Eiwa Street bus stop will temporarily relocate to Hardy Street, near the intersection of ‘Eiwa Street, on Aug. 19, weather permitting. 


Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Kukui Grove Shopping Center bus stop to relocate to temporary location

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Bus is announcing that the Kukui Grove Shopping Center bus stop fronting First Hawaiian Bank will temporarily relocate from Aug. 20 to Aug. 30 while the parking lot is under reconstruction, weather permitting. 


Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Kekaha Landfill closed for equipment repairs until further notice

KEKAHA – The public is advised that due to an equipment malfunction, the Kekaha Landfill is closed until further notice.


Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Kapa‘a swimming pool to close Aug. 16 to 18

KAPA‘A – Due to Statehood Day and the Mokihana Fun Swim Meet, the The Kapa‘a swimming pool will be from Aug. 16 to 18.


Monday, August 12, 2019
Organizations invited to participate in County’s Health & Wellness Fair on Sept. 6

LĪHU'E – Organizations are invited to join the County of Kaua‘i’s Health and Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 6, at the Kaua‘i Marriott Resort in Līhu‘e.


Monday, August 12, 2019
Lane closures scheduled for portion of Kaumuali‘i Highway, Kona Road on Aug. 20

HANAPĒPĒ – The Department of Public Works is announcing that the eastbound lane of Kaumuali‘i Highway near the intersection of Kona Road will be closed from Aug. 20 at 8:30 p.m. to Aug. 21 at 6 a.m. to allow Good Fellow Bros., LLC to install a waterline for the Hanapēpē-‘Ele‘ele water systems, weather permitting.


Saturday, August 10, 2019
Firefighters extinguish fire at Plantation Hale Suites

WAILUA – Firefighters responded to a structure fire at the Plantation Hale Suites in Wailua Friday night.


Friday, August 9, 2019
Police investigating unattended death in Līhu‘e

LĪHU‘E – A 59-year-old man with no permanent address was found dead Thursday morning in a parked vehicle at the Vidinha Stadium parking lot, in Līhu‘e.


Friday, August 9, 2019
Lifeguards rescue visitor from waters off Keālia Beach

KEĀLIA – Lifeguards rescued a 21-year-old male visitor from waters off Keālia Beach Thursday afternoon.


Thursday, August 8, 2019
Public reminded to properly dispose of used fats, oils, and grease

The Wastewater Management Division is reminding the public to properly dispose their used fats, oils, and grease (FOG).


Thursday, August 8, 2019
County announces holiday closures

LĪHU‘E – In observance of Statehood Day, County of Kaua‘i offices will be closed on Aug. 16, along with all refuse transfer stations as well as the Waimea and Kapa‘a swimming pools.


Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Escaped inmate Isaiah Pongasi-Adric now in custody; search continues for second escapee

LĪHU‘E – Kaua‘i police on Wednesday apprehended 21-year-old Isaiah Pongasi-Adric who escaped from Kaua‘i Community Correctional Center (KCCC) on Sunday night.


Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Rice Shopping Center bus stop relocates to temporary location

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Bus is announcing that the Rice Shopping Center bus stop has been temporarily relocated, due to the construction of Rice Street and the sidewalk.


Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Department of Liquor cancels Aug. 14 managers certification testing

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Liquor Control has cancelled its managers certification testing scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 14.


Monday, August 5, 2019
Lane closures scheduled for portions of Kīlauea and Kolo roads starting Aug. 6

KĪLAUEA – The Department of Public Works is announcing that portions of Kīlauea and Kolo roads will be closed from Aug. 6 to 9, Aug. 12, and Aug. 19 to allow Maui Kupono Builders to conduct road construction work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.


Monday, August 5, 2019
Water service shutdown reminder for Kōloa area on August 7-8

KOLOA – The Department of Water (DOW) reminds customers of a water service shutdown scheduled for a portion of Maluhia Road; between Alaneo Road and Kōloa Road, including Emi Road and a portion of Wailaau Road in Kōloa on Wednesday, August 7 from approximately 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Thursday, August 8, weather permitting.


Monday, August 5, 2019
Kaua‘i police search for escaped inmates

LĪHU‘E – Kaua‘i police are searching for two inmates identified as Isaiah Pongasi-Adric and Jeffrey Kelekoma Jr. who escaped from the Kaua‘i Community Correctional Center (KCCC) overnight.


Sunday, August 4, 2019
7 p.m., Aug. 4, Update: Flash Flood Warning issued for Kaua‘i

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Kaua‘i, due to heavy rains occurring over the island. The warning may be extended, dropped or modified as conditions develop.


Sunday, August 4, 2019
Flash Flood Warning issued for Kaua‘i

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Kaua‘i, due to heavy rains occurring over the islands. The warning may be extended, dropped or modified as conditions develop.


Sunday, August 4, 2019
Firefighters extinguish structure fire in Kekaha

KEKAHA – Firefighters responded to a structure fire in Kekaha that broke out early Saturday morning on the corner of Alae Road and Kekaha Road.


Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Ocean Safety officials extend service hours for roving patrols

LĪHU‘E – Starting on Thursday, August 1, Ocean Safety officials will implement extended hours for its lifeguard patrol services islandwide.


Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Water service shutdown scheduled for Kōloa area on August 7-8

KOLOA – The Department of Water (DOW) announces a water service shutdown scheduled for customers located along a portion of Maluhia Road; between Alaneo Road and Kōloa Road, including Emi Road and a portion of Wailaau Road in Kōloa on Wednesday, August 7 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Thursday, August 8, weather permitting.


Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Traffic modifications for Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association State Championship Regatta on Aug. 3

HANALEI – The Kaua‘i Outrigger Association will be hosting the annual Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association (HCRA) State Championship Regatta this Saturday, Aug. 3, from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Hanalei Bay.


Tuesday, July 30, 2019
County officials monitoring hurricanes Erick, Flossie

LĪHU‘E – County of Kaua‘i officials are monitoring Hurricane Erick and Hurricane Flossie as they continue to move west toward the islands, and are reminding all residents and visitors to get prepared and stay informed.


Monday, July 29, 2019
Līhu‘e refuse transfer station traffic pattern to be modified to one-way entrance and exit

LĪHU‘E – Effective Tuesday, July 30, the County of Kaua‘i Solid Waste Office will be modifying the traffic pattern for the Līhu‘e refuse transfer station to a one-way directional flow.


Friday, July 26, 2019
Distressed kite surfer rescued from waters off Wailua

WAILUA – Firefighters rescued a 59-year-old man from rough waters off Wailua Thursday evening.


Friday, July 26, 2019
KAUA‘I TRANSITIONING TO VOTING BY MAIL IN 2020

Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i – Act 136, which was signed into law by Governor Ige on
June 25, 2019  established voting by mail uniformly across all counties in the State of Hawai‘i for all elections beginning in 2020.


Friday, July 26, 2019
Real property taxes due Aug. 20

LĪHU‘E – County officials would like to remind Kaua‘i property owners that the first installment of real property taxes for the 2019-2020 tax year are due on Tuesday, August 20.


Thursday, July 25, 2019
Pu‘uopae Bridge in Wailua to reopen July 26; temporary closures scheduled

WAILUA – The Department of Public Works is announcing that Pu‘uopae Bridge in Wailua is scheduled to reopen July 26.


Thursday, July 25, 2019
No sign of missing swimmer as search continues today

POLIHALE – Officials report that there are no signs of 33-year-old Fathi Twalib of Kalāheo, as a multi-agency search continues in waters off Polihale State Park on Thursday.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Road closures announced for community march on Rice Street this Sunday

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department is notifying motorists of road closures on Sunday, July 28, to accommodate a community march on Rice Street in Līhu‘e.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Multiple agencies search for missing swimmer in waters off Kaua‘i’s Westside

POLIHALE – Multiple agencies are searching for a missing Kalāheo man in waters off Polihale State Park on Wednesday morning. Additionally, the park is closed today as shark sightings were reported.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Portion of ‘Eiwa Street to close for reconstruction work from July 31 to Sept. 6

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Public Works and Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. are announcing that a portion of ‘Eiwa Street – from the ‘Eiwa Street bus stop to Rice Street – is scheduled to be closed for reconstruction work from July 31 to Sept. 6, weather permitting.