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Friday, March 14, 2014
star iconFiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
star iconMayor Carvalho's 2014 Legislative Message

Mayor Carvalho's 2014 Legislative Message

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Thursday, October 31, 2013
star iconMayor Carvalho vetoes Bill 2491

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
KCHA Needs Survey
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Now accepting applications for Summer Intern Program

The County of Kauai is accepting applications for the Summer Intern Program. Deadline to apply is April 25, 2014.

go to Summer Internship online application Summer Internship Application


Thursday, October 24, 2013
Next Electronic Waste (eWaste) Collection May 9 & 10, 2014

Open to businesses and residents for FREE! Drop off obsolete or unwanted electronics. All brands without quantity limits. eWaste only accepted during designated timeframes. Materials left outside of these dates/times will be deemed as an illegal dumping.

  • 2nd Friday/Saturday of the month, 7:45 am - 4:15 pm
  • Kauai Resource Center, 3460 Ahukini Road (near airport & fronting the Lihue Transfer Station).
  • Staff will assist with offloading

Click to see list of acceptable eWaste items (PDF).


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Listed below are the top 10 most requested pages within the Kama'aina section of our website for the past 30 days.
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Headlines from the last 7 days are listed below. To view the entire contents of any press release, please go to the PIO press releases main page.
Go to press releases section 4/19/2014 9:33:32 AM - Police recover body from Kalalau Valley - KALALAU – Police and fire rescuers recovered a male body from Kalalau Valley Thursday afternoon.  

Go to press releases section 4/19/2014 9:33:25 AM - Police recover body from Kalalau Valley - KALALAU – Police and fire rescuers recovered a male body from Kalalau Valley Thursday afternoon.  

Go to press releases section 4/18/2014 6:36:18 PM - KPD seeking applicants for Police Services Officer - LĪHU'E – The Kaua'i Police Department is encouraging interested individuals to apply to become a police services officer.

Go to press releases section 4/17/2014 4:14:18 PM - Prosecutor’s Office concludes review of officer-involved shooting - LĪHU'E – Following a police investigation, the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney has concluded its review of the police-involved shooting of Mason Saio that occurred on August 16, 2013.  

Go to press releases section 4/17/2014 3:45:02 PM - Police make arrest in WalMart “noxious odor” case - LIHUE – A Līhu‘e man was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with a “noxious odor” complaint that forced a full evacuation of the Līhu‘e WalMart last month and caused several customers to become ill.  

Go to press releases section 4/17/2014 10:05:28 AM - Female visitor drowns in waters off Hā‘ena - HAENA – Ocean Safety officials confirmed that a female visitor, age 65 of Washington state, drowned in waters off Hā‘ena Beach Park Wednesday afternoon.  

Go to press releases section 4/17/2014 9:31:28 AM - Notice of voter registration postcard mailout - LĪHU‘E -- The Elections Division of the Office of the County Clerk will be mailing Yellow Notice of Voter Registration Postcards to all voters on April 21, 2014. Also known as the “Yellow Card,” the postcard provides election dates and information for the upcoming elections.  

Go to press releases section 4/17/2014 9:27:19 AM - Repair work to Hanalei transfer station extended - HANALEI – Repairs to the mixed waste hopper at the Hanalei refuse transfer station have been extended at least until noon today, possibly until the end of the day.  

Go to press releases section 4/16/2014 3:36:08 PM - County supports Project Graduation -

LĪHU‘E –  Every year hundreds of graduating seniors spend graduation night in a safe, alcohol- and drug-free environment, thanks to the support of the Department of Education, parents, volunteers, local business and community groups.


Go to press releases section 4/16/2014 3:02:55 PM - Kīpū car crash causes highway closure Wednesday morning - KĪPŪ – Police shut down both lanes of Kaumuali‘i Highway in Kīpū for roughly an hour Wednesday morning following a two-car collision.  

Go to press releases section 4/16/2014 1:26:58 PM - County offers Fair Housing training - LĪHU‘E – In recognition of April being Fair Housing Month, the Housing Agency is sponsoring free training on the Fair Housing law on Tuesday, April 29. There will be two sessions at the Līhu‘e Civic Center, Pi‘ikoi Building, rooms A and B. The first session, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., is geared toward property and resident managers, housing agents, homeowners’ association board members, landlords, as well as security and police officers. The afternoon session, from 1 to 4:30 p.m., is for tenants, Section 8 clients and the general public.

Go to press releases section 4/16/2014 8:03:42 AM - Water conservation request lifted for Hanapēpē - HANAPĒPĒ – The water conservation request for the Hanapepe Cliffside area has been rescinded as of midnight Tuesday. Water systems in the area are now in full operation.