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Friday, March 24, 2017
Annual Fair Housing Training to be held on April 11; Deadline to register is April 3

LIHUE  – The County of Kauai Housing Agency, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Hawai‘i Civil Rights Commission (HCRC) and the Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i (LASH), will be hosting the annual Fair Housing Training as part of Fair Housing Month. 

Thursday, March 23, 2017
DOW completes Halewili Road Main Replacement Project
KALAHEO – Department of Water (DOW) officials announced the completion of the Halewili Road Main Replacement Project, in Kalaheo, and held a dedication ceremony on March 16, 2017 at the project site, along Halewili Road.

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Committee on the Status of Women to celebrate Women’s History Month with free event on March 29

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Committee on the Status of Women (KCSW) invites the public to attend a free event to celebrate Women’s History Month on Wednesday, March 29 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall. 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
KPD is asking for help with finding runaway
LĪHU'E – The Kaua'i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
County announces holiday closures

LĪHU‘E – The public is advised that county services will be affected by the Prince Kūhiō Day holiday. 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Ahupua‘a signs installed along Kaua‘i’s roadways

LĪHU'E – Do you know what moku and ahupuaʻa you live in? You will soon find out, as ahupua’a signs are now being installed along Kaua‘i’s roadways!


Monday, March 20, 2017
Tree Tunnel to close for maintenance work on April 1st

KŌLOA – Maluhia Road, from the Tree Tunnel to the Ala Kino’iki Road junction, will be closed on Saturday, April 1, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to allow the Department of Public Works to do tree trimming and remove dead branches.

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Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.
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