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The list below provides a summary of recent announcements that have been posted to the various website pages located under the Government menu. You may follow these links to their originating pages in order to review the announcement in more detail along with any document links that may be associated with the selected announcement.

Published 2-19-20
Bus service on Rice Street unavailable nightly from Feb. 24 to 28

LĪHU‘E – Due to nightly road work from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., the Kaua‘i Bus will not have bus service on Rice Street from Feb. 24 to Feb. 28. Dates may change depending on the paving schedule and weather.

During the Rice Street closure, The Kauai Bus will not be servicing the following locations on the Līhu‘e Shuttle (PUB 70);

  • Phase 1 closure of Rice Street from Kaumuali‘i Highway to Hardy street: Bus shelters at Rice Shopping Center and Rice and Umi streets; and
  • Phase 2 closure of Rice Street from Hardy Street to Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Highway: bus shelters at Rice and Kalena streets and Rice Hardy streets. 

All other stops will be scheduled as normal.

Published 2-19-20
01-21-20 Open Session Minutes

Committee on the Status of Women Meeting

Published 2-18-20
02/24/20 Agenda Packet

Charter Review Commission Meeting

Published 2-18-20






The Kauai County Housing Agency (County) anticipates receiving federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the proposed project.  The proposed County project is considered a federal undertaking as defined in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 800.16(y) and is subject to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). 


Proposed Project:

The proposed affordable housing development project involves the construction of 54 multi-family affordable rental housing units together with onsite parking areas and associated utility installation.  The proposed project is located in Līhu’e, Kaua‘i.


Area of Potential Effects (APE)

The proposed Area of Potential Effects (APE) comprises Tax Map Key (TMK) (4) 3-8-005:028 and 29.  The APE is a total of approximately 1.46 acres.  The APE extends up to 10 feet below the surface for trench work and utility installation.  The property is bounded on the northwest by the Kauai County Department of Water parking lot, on the northeast by Pua Loke Street, on the southeast by Haleko Road, and on the southwest by a series of commercial and professional buildings surrounded by parking lots. All flanks of the overall APE are developed. The APE is situated within a built environment which includes buildings, paved parking lots, landscaping, and infrastructure.


Project Findings

An archaeological inventory survey (AIS) was conducted for the proposed project. The AIS resulted in negative findings, which are presented as an archaeological assessment (AA) report in accordance with Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) §13-275-5.  On September 13, 2018, The State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) accepted the AA and concurred with the County’s HRS 6E project effect determination of no historic properties affected.  An Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared in accordance with Chapter 343 Hawai‘i Revised Statutes (HRS), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (Title 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508), and 24 CFR Part 58.  On March 19, 2018 the Final EA and Finding of No Significant Impact (FEA-FONSI) was issued.  Copies of the AA and FEA-FONSI may be viewed online at


Request for Consultations

We welcome any information you may have on historical and cultural sites that have been recorded in or which you may have knowledge of within the proposed APE.  In addition, if you are acquainted with any person or organization that is knowledgeable about the proposed APE, or any descendants with ancestral, lineal or cultural ties to or cultural knowledge and/or historical properties information of or concerns for, and cultural or religious attachment to the proposed APE, we would appreciate receiving their names and contact information.


Should you wish to participate in the Section 106 process, we request your written intent.  Entitled consulting parties during the Section 106 process includes the Advisory Council of Historic Preservation, State Historic Preservation Officers, Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHOs), local governments and applicants for federal  assistance, permits, licenses and other approvals.  NHOs and Native Hawaiian descendants with ancestral, lineal or cultural ties to, cultural and historical property knowledge of and/or concerns for, and cultural or religious attachment to the proposed APE are asked to contact the County by the date specified below.  Other individuals and organizations with legal, economic, or historic preservation interest are also requested to respond by the date below to demonstrate your interest in the proposed undertaking and provide intent to participate in the Section 106 process; your participation is subject to County approval.


Please also provide your comments on the proposed APE, any information you may have on cultural and/or historical sites that have been recorded within the APE, as well as the names and contact information of people/organizations who may have cultural affiliations and historical properties information in the vicinity of the proposed APE.


Interested participants are requested to contact Ms. Kanani Fu via email at, or by US Postal Service to Kaua‘i County Housing Agency, 4444 Rice Street, Suite 330, Līhu‘e, Hawai‘i 96766.  Please respond by March 18, 2020.


Adam P. Roversi

Housing Director

Publish Date: February 17, 2018

Published 2-18-20
Update 2/18/20

1:30 pm- Hanalei Green Waste is closed for the rest of the day.

Kapaa Refuse Transfer Station is accepting bagged trash only due to a mechanical issue. 

Published 2-14-20
Rules & Regulations Governing Commercial Boating Activities at County Beach Parks

The Department of Parks and Recreation has decided to adopt the Rules and Regulations Governing Commercial Boating Activities at County Beach Parks as amended.  Click here to view the rules.

Published 2-14-20
February 20, 2020 Kauai Historic Preservation Review Commission

2/20/2020 KHPRC Agenda

Published 2-14-20
02/20/20 Agenda

Liquor Commission Meeting

Published 2-14-20
All Stations Fully Operational

Green waste and all other services are open at all stations today.

Please note that Monday 2/17/20 is Presidents Day and the Transfer Stations will be closed. 

Published 2-14-20
02/21/20 Agenda Packet

Board of Ethics Meeting

Published 2-13-20
Transfer Station Update Thursday 2/13/20

Update 1:45 pm - All sites are fully opertional at this time. 

Published 2-13-20
01-23-2020 Approved as amended
Salary Commission Minutes

Published 2-13-20
02-19-2020 Council Meeting


Published 2-13-20
01-22-2020 Comittee of the Whole Minutes

Approved 02-12-2020

Published 2-13-20
01-22-2020 Finance & Economic Development Committee Minutes

Approved 02-12-2020

Published 2-13-20
01-22-2020 Planning Committee Minutes

Approved 02-12-2020

Published 2-13-20
IFB 3687 - Improvements to Maluhia Road and Koloa Road


Published 2-12-20
January 9, 2020 Open Space Commission DRAFT Minutes

Minutes pending approval by the Open Space Commission

County Facilities Map

Interactive map of County facilities, including County buildings, parks, and more. In addition to showing facility locations and details, the map provides a variety of other features, which are available for your use.

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