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Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal - Friday, March 14, 2014
Mayor Carvalho's 2014 Legislative Message - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Mayor Carvalho's 2014 Legislative Message

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Mayor Carvalho vetoes Bill 2491 - Thursday, October 31, 2013

View the news release, veto message and County Attorney's opinion at this link:


Administration’s presentation on the operational impacts of Bill 2491 - Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Administration’s presentation on the operational impacts of Bill 2491, as requested by the Kaua‘i County Council

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Kauai County - Citizens Technology Survey - Friday, August 02, 2013

The County is asking residents to participate in an on-line survey that will assist in identifying ways that the public can more easily and conveniently access government services and programs.

Please click here to take the Citizens Technology Survey.

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Planning's New Determination Policy - Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Beginning July 15, 2013, the Department will no longer intake and process any written inquiries requesting a Director or Departmental Determination on potential and existing permit or zoning requirements without the required new form. Further, the Department will no longer intake these documents via hard copy, and all requests must be transmitted electronically by email.

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Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Budget Ordinance - Friday, June 07, 2013
Kauai County Code - Monday, May 06, 2013

This electronic version is provided for information only and should not be considered the official version of the code. Please consult the official printed version before citing provisions of this code. If inconsistencies exist between this electronic version and the official printed code and/or the underlying ordinances, the official legislation will be considered definitive.

The County Code is available at
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Waimea Air Quality Study - Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The County's Office of Economic Development and the State Department of Agriculture today released the results of a study on air quality conducted in Waimea

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Electronic Plan Review - Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Instructions for submitting electronic plans for permitting have been added to the Permitting Information webpage.


Mayor Carvalho's Budget Reports - Friday, June 15, 2012
Final FY2012 Budget - Thursday, June 09, 2011
FY 2012 Budget - Friday, May 06, 2011
New county sewer rates to take effect July 1 - Wednesday, May 04, 2011

For related documents, go to the Wastewater web page at


Inauguration 2010 - Thursday, December 02, 2010
County of Kauai Annual Report 2009-2010 - Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Follow Mayor Carvalho on Twitter - Friday, June 18, 2010
Mayor Carvalho's State of the County Address - Friday, March 19, 2010
Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Landfill Site Selection - Friday, August 28, 2009
Report of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Landfill Site Selection and Site Data Sheets read more ...

Bringing Government into Your Living Room - Friday, June 05, 2009
"Bringing Government into Your Living Room" – pdf version of KCC presentation by Eric Knutzen given at KCC Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 read more ...

Transient Vacation Rental (TVR) Affidavit - Friday, March 06, 2009
TVR Affidavit, requires notary 

Kilauea Agricultural Park - Final Proposed Master Plan - Friday, February 13, 2009
Online Motor Vehicle Registration Renewals - Monday, February 02, 2009
You can now renew your motor vehicle registration online at

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Kauai Sunshine Markets logoGet Sunshine Markets information and schedules

Kaua‘i’s Sunshine Markets offer fresh produce and other farm products weekly at sites all over Kaua‘i.  Visit the Markets and enjoy Kauai’s diverse array of agricultural products!
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Kauai Made Website
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The County of Kaua‘i has teamed with the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority to create a program that will help link visitors with the products they're seeking.