|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.
|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.
|Thursday, March 2, 2017|
Online registration for Spring Fun starts Monday, March 6; New registration system in place
LĪHU'E – Online registration for the county’s Spring Fun program begins Monday, March 6 at 8 a.m. on the Department of Parks & Recreation registration site, https://www.kauairecreation.org. Spring Fun will be offered at the Līhu‘e Neighborhood Center and Kalawai Park and Pavilion, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, starting Monday, March 20 through Friday, March 24. The program is open to children ages 5 to 11.
|Wednesday, March 1, 2017|
Update on closures due to the weather – 9:15 a.m.
LĪHU‘E – Due to the weather, the following green waste sites are currently closed - Hanalei, Kapa‘a, and Hanapēpē. The metals and tire collection sites are also closed at Hanapēpē.
|Wednesday, March 1, 2017|
Prison sentence for repeat methamphetamine offender
LIHUE – Ricardo Navor Jr., 42, of Hanamā‘ulu, was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for methamphetamine and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia. Fifth Circuit Judge Kathleen N.A. Watanabe handed down the sentence on Tuesday, after hearing arguments from Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Tim Tate and defense counsels Kai Lawrence and Chris Donahoe.
|Thursday, February 23, 2017|
‘Anini Road temporarily closed to vehicles over three tons
‘ANINI - The public is advised that ‘Anini Road is temporarily closed to all vehicles over three tons. The three-ton weight limit was posted two years ago at a bridge located 1.1 miles from Kalihiwai Road.
|Thursday, February 16, 2017|
Kalāheo home destroyed by fire
KALAHEO – A three-bedroom home was destroyed by fire Wednesday night along Kaumuali‘i Highway in Kalāheo.
|Monday, February 13, 2017|
County announces holiday closures
LĪHU‘E – In observance of President’s Day, the County of Kaua‘i offices along with all of the refuse transfer stations, Kekaha Landfill, Puhi Metals Recycling Center, and the Kaua'i Resource Center will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20.
|Saturday, February 11, 2017|
Road, green waste closures due to weather
LĪHU‘E – The public is advised that Weli Weli Road in Kōloa between Hapa and Ala Kino’iki Road is currently closed due to heavy ponding in the area. Also due to the weather, all green waste sites are currently closed.
|Friday, February 10, 2017|
Water conservation requested for all Kekaha residents
KEKAHA – The Department of Water (DOW) has issued a water conservation request for all Kekaha residents until further notice, due to a main line break that is affecting the main feed of the town’s water source. Residents and businesses are asked to limit water consumption to essential uses only, in order to avoid a water outage.
|Tuesday, February 7, 2017|
Kaua‘i streetlights retrofit completed
LĪHU'E – All of Kaua‘i’s streetlights have been converted from high pressure sodium lights to energy-saving LED lights as a result of a joint project between the County of Kaua‘i and Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC).
|Friday, February 3, 2017|
Hanalei green waste likely to have intermittent closures
HANALEI – The public is advised that over the next few days, the Hanalei green waste site will likely have intermittent closures as the repairs to the roll-off truck that normally services that site are taking longer than anticipated.
|Wednesday, February 1, 2017|
Water restored to all Hanamaulu residents
HANAMAULU – Water service has been restored to all Hanamaulu residents, including Hehi Road and Hipa Road, as of 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1.
|Friday, January 27, 2017|
Lane closure on Kaumualii Highway in Kalaheo scheduled for Feb 2-3
KALAHEO – A one-lane road closure of the westbound/outbound lane of Kaumualii Highway between Lauoho Road and Anuhea Place in Kalaheo is scheduled to occur Thursday night, Feb. 2, through Friday morning, Feb. 3, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., weather permitting.
|Thursday, January 26, 2017|
Water shutdown scheduled for Hanamaulu area Jan. 31 to Feb. 1
HANAMAULU – The Department of Water (DOW) has scheduled a 12-hour water shutdown for a large Hanamaulu area starting Tuesday night, Jan. 31, through Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m., weather permitting. Affected customers are located on all roads on the makai-side of Kuhio Highway, from Laukona Street to Hanamaulu Road, including King Kaumualii Elementary School and Hanamaulu Beach Park.