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URGENT SERVICE CHANGES & ANNOUNCEMENTS


Thursday, July 2, 2020
Holidays!

Did you know that our schedules are now the same every day of the year? Since May 31, 2020 there is now no difference between a weekday, weekend or holiday! This means that the buses will continue to run all normally scheduled routes throughout the Independence Day Weekend. Stay safe everyone!


Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Schedule Changes Effective May 31, 2020

Effective May 31, The Kaua‘i Bus will be increasing service to all routes to provide hourly mainline and shuttle service and will reinstate limited service to Wailua Homesteads and Houselots. All schedules will be the same for weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Schedules will be posted at bus stops throughout the island and printed schedules will be available on buses and at The Kauai Bus office by May 31.

Updated bus schedules are currently available on the Kauai Bus website at www.kauai.gov/transportation.

To improve routing and service times, the Hanapēpē Multipurpose Building will no longer be utilized as a bus stop. The nearest stop is located fronting the Armory on Kaumuali‘i Highway.


Friday, May 1, 2020
Changes in Office Hours

Effective May 4, The Kaua‘i Bus office will be open Monday to Thursday, from 6:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. providing the following services to the public:

 Purchasing bus passes and paratransit ticket books;

 Registering for Paratransit Service;

 Obtaining a Paratransit or Reduced Fare ID Card; and

 Retrieving Lost and Found Items (please call first)

For the most up to date information you can reach The Kaua‘i Bus at 246-8110, on Facebook at The Kauai Bus, or online at www.kauai.gov/transportation.


Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Masks now mandatory on all buses

As per the Mayor's announcement on April 13, 2020. As of 5:00 AM HST on April 14, 2020 masks are now required in all public places which includes on board The Kauai Bus.  Drivers will be denying service to those without an adequate cloth mask.  The mask must be worn the entire time on board the bus.  Mahalo for your help in keeping our community safe!


Friday, March 13, 2020
Coronavirus Information

As of Monday, March 9, 2020, The Kauai Bus team has been wiping down all touchpoints on our buses and vans with disinfectant each day.

While all surfaces are clean when a vehicle leaves the facility, it does not remain that way once someone touches the surfaces or coughs/sneezes on them. We need all of our riders to help in preventing the spread of coronavirus. Riders can help by frequently washing their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands; covering their cough or sneeze with their elbow; and to stay home when they are sick.

By working together, we can keep our public transportation system and our community as safe as possible.  While we’re doing all we can to ensure a safe and clean environment, we must also ask that riders closely evaluate their own health and take necessary precautions to avoid the spread of disease.

For more information and daily updates, please refer to the following sources:

Hawaii State Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/news/covid-19-updates/

Kauai Emergency Management Agency: http://www.kauai.gov/COVID-19

Center for Disease Control: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Transportation Agency Overview

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The Kaua'i Bus operates a Public (Fixed Route) bus service and a Paratransit (Door-to-Door) bus service from Hanalei to Kekaha daily.

Fixed Route Service: (bus stop to bus stop)

Daily: 5:30 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
(Sunday through Saturday including Holidays)

For Observed Holidays in 2020, please click here.

 Each bus has a destination sign on the front and curb side of the bus, displaying the route number.

Although Drivers follow a predetermined schedule, arrival at bus stops may be affected by traffic, operating conditions and route deviations.

For up-to-date bus schedules, please click here.

To apply for an ADA Reduced Fare ID Card please click here.


Paratransit Service:
Paratransit service is available for qualified individuals in the categories below. Service days and hours are the same as public transportation. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance for door-to-door pickups.  Reservations can also be emailed to TheKauaiBus@kauai.gov

  • Senior: Individuals must be 65 years and older and registered with the County Transportation Agency..
  • ADA: (Americans with Disabilities Act) - Individuals must be certified and registered as ADA eligible for service.

Printed information is available in alternate formats within seven (7) days of a request.

(paratransit routes that go beyond the ADA 3/4 mile corridor will have seats open to the general public on a space available basis.)

Contact Information

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Celia Mahikoa
Executive

Transportation Agency
County of Kauaʻi
3220 Hoʻolako St.
Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766

Telephone: (808) 246-8110 (Voice/TRS)
Facsimile:  (808) 241-6417
E-Mail:  TheKauaiBus@kauai.gov

Bookmark This Page: http://www.kauai.gov/Transportation

 

Title VI

 TitleModified Date
Title VI Complaint Form5/6/2016
Title VI Notice6/27/2013