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Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Roadwork in Līhu‘e scheduled from June 8 to June 24

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Public Works is announcing that DMK and Associates will be conducting roadwork in Līhu‘e on weekdays, June 8 to June 24, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weather permitting.


Monday, June 1, 2020
Ho‘olako Street to close for road work starting June 10 to June 12

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Public Works and Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. are announcing that construction work will continue on Ho‘olako Street, which will require closure from June 10 to June 12 for slurry seal installation and road striping.


Monday, June 1, 2020
Pu‘uopae Bridge to be temporarily closed for construction work on June 4 and from June 15 to June 19

The public is advised that Pu‘uopae Bridge in Wailua Homesteads will be temporarily closed on June 4 and on June 15 to June 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., to complete the remaining bridge construction work.


Monday, June 1, 2020
Davidsons Beach in Kekaha closed to swimming due to apparent shark bite

KEKAHA – Ocean Safety officials have closed Davidsons Beach in Kekaha to swimming until further notice due to an apparent shark bite that occurred approximately 8:30 a.m. on Monday.


Sunday, May 31, 2020
7 a.m. DOW final update: Water conservation request lifted in Haena and Wainiha

HAENA –The Department of Water (DOW) has lifted the water conservation request for Haena and Wainiha customers as of approximately 7 a.m. this morning.  Water tank levels have stabilized for normal operations and customers may now resume normal water use. 


Saturday, May 30, 2020
9:45 p.m. DOW update: Water conservation request for Haena and Wainiha

HAENA –The electrical power has been restored to the Department of Water’s (DOW) facilities in Haena, however the water conservation remains in place for Haena and Wainiha customers, until further notice to allow water tank levels to stabilize overnight.  Customers are asked to limit water use to essential needs only; such as drinking, cooking and sanitation needs until the conservation request has been lifted. 


Saturday, May 30, 2020
Water conservation request issued for Haena and Wainiha customers

HAENA – The Department of Water (DOW) has issued an immediate water conservation request for Haena and Wainiha customers as of approximately 7 p.m. this evening, until further notice due to an electrical power outage that is affecting the system’s pump station.  Some customers may experience low pressure or no water service during this time.  Customers are asked to limit water use to essential needs only; such as drinking, cooking and sanitation needs, in order to avoid a full water service outage in the system. 


Friday, May 29, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Parks and Recreation

The County of Kaua‘i announces the following changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Parks and Recreation (DOPR) in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Thursday, May 28, 2020
Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center accepting used goods donations on Friday, June 19

The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) will be accepting donations on Friday, June 19, in Līhu‘e at the Kaua‘i Resource Center (KRC) located at 3460 Ahukini Road from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Thursday, May 28, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Liquor Control

The County of Kaua‘i announces the following changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Liquor Control in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Thursday, May 28, 2020
Water services restored to customers in Hanapepe town

(10:15 a.m.) HANAPEPE - The Department of Water (DOW) has restored water services to customers located on Iona Road, Lea Lane, Luka Place, Pepe Road, Kuiloa Road and a portion of Kaumuali’i Highway; between Hanapēpē Road and Iona Road in Hanapēpē as of 10 a.m. this morning.  DOW’s contractor, Goodfellow Bros. Inc. has completed the installations of the new 12-inch and 16-inch water main connections to the existing system and customers may now resume normal water use.


Thursday, May 28, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Parks and Recreation

The County of Kaua‘i announces the following changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Waimea and Kapa‘a swimming pools in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Thursday, May 28, 2020
DOW Update: Water service shutdown extended in Hanapēpē town, Westbound traffic on Kaumuali’i Highway rerouted onto Hanapepe Road

(7:45 a.m.) HANAPEPE - The Department of Water (DOW) has extended the water service shutdown in Hanapēpē town until approximately 10 a.m. this morning.  Additional time is required to complete the remaining work on the new 16-inch and 12-inch main lines that are being installed to improve the Hanapepe-Ele’ele water system.  Water services remains unavailable to customers located on Iona Road, Lea Lane, Luka Place, Pepe Road, Kuiloa Road and a portion of Kaumuali’i Highway; between Hanapēpē Road and Iona Road in Hanapēpē until the work is completed. 


Thursday, May 28, 2020
Water service shutdown extended until 8 a.m. in Hanapēpē town

(4 a.m.) HANAPEPE - The Department of Water (DOW) has extended the scheduled water service shutdown in Hanapēpē town until approximately 8 a.m. this morning, in order to allow DOW’s contractor to continue with the remaining work on the new main line connections on Kaumuali’i Highway in Hanapepe.  DOW also announces that crews have isolated the remaining work in the system and have revised the affected service area to customers located on Iona Road, Lea Lane, Luka Place, Pepe Road, Kuiloa Road and a portion of Kaumuali’i Highway; between Hanapēpē Road and Iona Road in Hanapēpē only.  Water services have been restored to all other customers at this time.


Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Lane closure scheduled for portions of Maluhia Road from May 28 to May 30

KŌLOA – The Department of Public Works is announcing a single lane closure for Maluhia Road from May 28 to May 30 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting.


Wednesday, May 27, 2020
REMINDER: Hanapēpē, Kapa‘a Sunshine Markets open to the public

The County of Kaua‘i Office of Economic Development is reminding the public that the Hanapēpē and Kapa‘a Sunshine Markets have reopened with a new schedule.


Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Lane closures scheduled for portions of Ala Kinoiki in Po‘ipū from May 29 to June 30

PO‘IPŪ – The Department of Public Works is announcing that portions of Ala Kinoiki will be closed from May 29 to June 30 to allow Maui Kupono Builders to conduct road reconstruction work from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays, weather permitting.


Wednesday, May 27, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Planning Department

LĪHU'E –  The County of Kaua‘i announces the following changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Planning Department in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Mayor signs first supplementary emergency proclamation for March 2020 flood event

Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami has signed the first supplementary emergency proclamation on May 26, 2020, for the County of Kaua‘i as a result from flash flooding during the March 2020 rain event on March 27-28, 2020.


Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Overnight water service shutdown reminder for Hanapēpē town on May 27-28
HANAPEPE – The Department of Water (DOW) reminds customers in Hanapēpē town of an overnight water service shutdown on Wednesday, May 27th from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Thursday, May 28th; weather permitting. Water service will be unavailable for customers located on Iona Road, Lea Lane, Luka Place, Pepe Road, Hāna Road, Kona Road, Kuiloa Road, Puna Road, Koula Road, Pa Lane, Ko Road; including a portion of Hanapēpē Road, from Kaumuali‘i Highway to Iona Road. The affected service area also includes a portion of Kaumuali‘i Highway, between Hanapēpē Road and Iona Road in Hanapēpē.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for The Kaua‘i Bus

LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i announces the following County-related changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Transportation Agency in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Monday, May 25, 2020
Kaua‘i police asking for help with finding runaway

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway juvenile.


Saturday, May 23, 2020
Sewage spill reported in Hanapēpē

Hanapēpē – County officials are notifying the public of a wastewater spill on Puolo Road near Kaumuali‘i Highway. The spill is the result of a pipe clamp failing, causing wastewater to leak from the sewer system.


Saturday, May 23, 2020
Moped driver involved in fatal crash identified

LĪHU‘E - Kaua‘i police have identified Travis Long as the 34-year-old Keālia man who died May 15 due to a traffic crash that occurred on May 13.


Friday, May 22, 2020
Mayor Kawakami’s Emergency Rule 10 goes into effect today

LĪHU’E—Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami’s Emergency Rule 10 is now in effect, following Governor David Ige’s signature of approval on Thursday. In accordance with the Governor’s phased reopening plan, called the “State Roadmap to Recovery and Resilience,” Mayor’s Emergency Rule 10 reopens a number of medium risk businesses and activities.


Thursday, May 21, 2020
Blessing held for Maluhia Road, Kōloa Road project in Kōloa; completion expected in spring 2021

KŌLOA – A blessing was held Thursday for the Maluhia Road and Kōloa Road improvement project in Kōloa, attended by a group exercising social distancing procedures and wearing masks.


Thursday, May 21, 2020
Overnight water service shutdown scheduled for Hanapepe town on May 27-28

HANAPEPE – The Department of Water (DOW) has scheduled an overnight water service shutdown in Hanapepe town for customers located on Iona Road, Lea Lane, Luka Place, Pepe Road, Hāna Road, Kona Road, Kuiloa Road, Puna Road, Koula Road, Pa Lane, Ko Road; including a portion of Hanapēpē Road, from Kaumuali‘i Highway to Iona Road.  The affected service area also includes a portion of Kaumuali‘i Highway, between Hanapēpē Road and Iona Road in Hanapepe.  Water service will be turned off on Wednesday, May 27th from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Thursday, May 28th; weather permitting, in order to connect a new 12-inch and 16-inch water main line along Kaumuali’i Highway, as part of the Hanapēpē-Ele’ele Water Systems Improvements Project.


Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The Kaua‘i Bus to “Sound the Horn” on May 21

The County of Kaua‘i’s The Kaua‘i Bus will be participating in the nationwide “Sound the Horn” campaign to show support for essential public transportation workers across the United States. This commemorative moment will take place on Thursday, May 21, at 9 a.m., and all Kaua‘i Bus drivers are encouraged to honk their horns with our nation’s transit partners in support and solidarity.


Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Hurricane season starts June 1

LĪHU‘E – The hurricane season in the central Pacific region, which includes Hawai'i, starts on June 1 and runs through Nov. 30.


Wednesday, May 20, 2020
DOW reminds schools, hotels and commercial properties to flush plumbing fixtures prior to reopening to the public

LIHUE – The Department of Water (DOW) reminds schools, hotel properties and large commercial facilities to conduct a flushing of all plumbing fixtures throughout their property at least once a week and prior to reopening to the public.  The flushing recommendation is also extended to properties that have significantly reduced the water demand within their systems during COVID-19 related closures or extended property vacancies.


Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Water service shutdown reminder for Koloa area on May 21
KOLOA – The Department of Water (DOW) reminds customers about a water service shutdown on Ho`one Road, Pane Road, Nalo Road and a portion of Pe`e Road; from Ho`one Road to Ho`ohu Road in Koloa, on Thursday, May 21st, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Finance Department

The County of Kaua‘i Finance Department announces the following County-related changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Kaua‘i Fire Commission selects former head of Henderson Fire Department Steven R. Goble as new Fire Chief

LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i Fire Commission has selected former Henderson Fire Department Fire Chief Steven R. Goble as the new Fire Chief for the Kaua‘i Fire Department.


Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Portion of Wawae Road to close for tree trimming from May 26 to May 29

KALĀHEO – A portion of Wawae Road in Kalāheo – from Kaumuali‘i Highway to a quarter of a mile mauka – will be closed for tree trimming work from May 26 to May 29 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting.


Monday, May 18, 2020
Water service shutdowns scheduled for May 19-20 in Hanapepe town canceled

HANAPEPE - The Department of Water (DOW) has canceled the remaining 2-hour water service shutdowns previously scheduled for Tuesday May 19th and Wednesday May 20th in Hanapepe town.  DOW crews were successful in completing the necessary valve tests for the Hanapepe water system during today's scheduled shutdown, which occurred between 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.  No additional valve tests are needed at this time.


Monday, May 18, 2020
County announces holiday closures

LĪHU‘E – In observance of Memorial Day, County of Kaua‘i offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, along with all refuse transfer stations.


Saturday, May 16, 2020
Moped driver dies following Wednesday traffic crash

LĪHU‘E - A 34-year-old Keālia man died Friday due to a traffic crash that occurred on Wednesday night.


Friday, May 15, 2020
Hiker rescued from Makaleha Falls Trail Thursday

KAPA‘A – Firefighters responded to a call of a lost hiker on Thursday afternoon on Makaleha Falls Trail in Kapa‘a.


Friday, May 15, 2020
CLARIFICATION – DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I PRIMARY ELECTION AND THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY ELECTION

Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i – Residents have requested clarification regarding the State of Hawai‘i’s Primary and General Elections and the Presidential Preference Primary Election.


Thursday, May 14, 2020
Water service shutdown scheduled for Koloa area on May 21
KOLOA – The Department of Water (DOW) announces a water service shutdown scheduled for customers located on Ho`one Road, Pane Road, Nalo Road and a portion of Pe`e Road; from Ho`one Road to Ho`ohu Road in Koloa, on Thursday, May 21st, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting.

Thursday, May 14, 2020
2-Hour water service shutdowns scheduled for Hanapepe Town on May 18-20

HANAPEPE - The Department of Water (DOW) announces a series of 2-hour water service shutdowns scheduled for Iona Road, Luka Place, Lea Lane, Pepe Road, Hana Road, Kona Road, Koula Road, Puna Road and on a portion of Hanapepe Road; from Iona Road to Kaumualii Highway in Hanapepe. Water service will be turned off for 2-hours on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday on May 18, 19 and 20th from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on each day. DOW crews will be conducting valve tests on the system in preparation for water system improvements in Hanapepe.


Thursday, May 14, 2020
Roadwork to continue in Waialeale Subdivision from May 18 to May 21

KAPA‘A – The Department of Public Works is announcing that GP Maintenance Solutions will continue with asphalt crack sealing roadwork in Kapa‘a on weekdays from May 18 to May 21, weather permitting.


Thursday, May 14, 2020
KPD honors lives of Hawai‘i’s fallen law enforcement officers

LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police took time this week to pay tribute to the 59 lost lives of Hawai‘i law enforcement officers in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week.


Thursday, May 14, 2020
REMINDER: Department of Motor Vehicles to reopen to the public by appointment only

LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i Finance Department announces the following County-related changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Parks and Recreation

The County of Kaua‘i announces the following changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Wailua Golf Course in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Mayor Kawakami announces Mayor’s Emergency Rules 8 and 9, which reopen beaches and extend mandatory quarantine

LĪHU’E – Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami’s announced that beaches will reopen Friday, May 15 as a two-week pilot program under Mayor’s Emergency Rule 8, which was approved by Governor David Ige.


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
DOW reminds residents of water emergency preparedness guidelines

LIHUE – In preparation for hurricane season, the Department of Water (DOW) reminds residents of water emergency preparedness guidelines for the storing of drinking water, essential water uses and other water emergency tips. 


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
HI5 Redemption Centers, Kaua‘i Recycles Bins, Puhi Metals open to the public

The County would like to notify the public that the following recycling facilities are open during their normal business hours.


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
County to reopen Hanapēpē, Kapa‘a Sunshine Markets

The County of Kaua‘i Office of Economic Development is announcing the reopening of the Hanapēpē and Kapa‘a Sunshine Markets.


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Groundbreaking for Pua Loke Affordable Housing Project held on May 5

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i County Housing Agency, in partnership with Āhē Group, held a groundbreaking for the Pua Loke Affordable Housing Project in Līhu‘e on May 5 that was attended by eight individuals exercising social distancing procedures and wearing masks.


Thursday, May 7, 2020
County of Kaua‘i and KGEFCU partner on zero-interest loan program for self-employed residents

LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i and the Kaua‘i Government Employees Federal Credit Union have launched a new loan program aimed at self-employed residents who do not qualify for other help or are in distress while waiting for assistance.


Thursday, May 7, 2020
Roadwork to begin in Waialeale Subdivision on May 14

KAPA‘A  – The Department of Public Works is announcing that GP Maintenance Solutions will conducting roadwork in the Waialeale Subdivision in Kapa‘a on May 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting.


Thursday, May 7, 2020
Roadwork to begin in Molokoa Subdivision on May 13

LĪHU‘E  – The Department of Public Works is announcing that GP Maintenance Solutions will conducting roadwork in the Moloka Subdivision in Līhu‘e on May 13 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Thursday, May 7, 2020
County of Kaua‘i food distribution program to begin Saturday

LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i is pleased to announce a joint program with the Hawai‘i Food Bank/Kaua‘i Branch and the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank to provide 500 food boxes every Saturday from May 9 to May 30.


Thursday, May 7, 2020
County of Kaua‘i announces modified Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Department of Public works – Building Division

In order to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the public and County employees, the Department of Public Works – Building Division customer service counter has reopened to the public with new guidelines.


Wednesday, May 6, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Parks and Recreation

The County of Kaua‘i announces the following changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Wailua Golf Course in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Lane closure scheduled for roads in Kalāheo from May 7 to May 15

KALĀHEO – The Department of Public Works is announcing lane closures scheduled for roads in Kalāheo from May 7 to May 15, on weekdays, to allow for road reconstruction work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.


Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Firefighters extinguish 40-acre brush fire in Anahola

ANAHOLA – Kaua‘i firefighters extinguished a brush fire that broke out in Anahola Monday morning.


Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Night work on Kūhiō Highway in Hanamā‘ulu, Kapaia set for May 7

KAPAIA and HANAMĀ‘ULU – The public is advised that night construction work will be performed at the Wastewater Management Division’s Kapaia Sewage Pump Station (SPS) located at the intersection of Kūhiō Highway and Ma‘alo Road, and Hanamā‘ulu Sewage Pump Station located on Hanamā‘ulu Road.


Monday, May 4, 2020
KBWS acknowledges DOW employees in honor of National Drinking Water Week

LIHUE – The Kaua’i Board of Water Supply (KBWS) acknowledges all employees at the Department of Water (DOW) during National Drinking Water Week (DWW), which is celebrated nationally May 3 to 9, 2020. 


Monday, May 4, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Housing Agency

LĪHU‘E – Effective Monday, May 11, the Kaua‘i County Housing Agency’s Rental Assistance Division will resume in-person service for rental assistance clients and applicants by appointment only, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. To make an appointment you may call 241-4440, or if you are a current client with an assigned caseworker, you may call your caseworker directly.


Saturday, May 2, 2020
KPD Records Section to open by appointment only

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) Records Section will be available again to the public by appointment only staring May 6. 


Friday, May 1, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for The Kaua‘i Bus

LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i announces the following County-related changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for The Kaua‘i Bus in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Friday, May 1, 2020
Department of Motor Vehicles and Real Property offices remain closed to the public; Changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) announced

LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i Finance Department announces the following County-related changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Friday, May 1, 2020
Kaua‘i police to serve free breakfast meals to families on Saturday

LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police will once again join New Hope Līhu‘e to serve free breakfast meals this weekend. This time, however, the meals will be available for everyone in the family and there will be no age restrictions.


Thursday, April 30, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Parks and Recreation

The County of Kaua‘i announces the following changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Wailua Golf Course in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Thursday, April 30, 2020
KPD concludes Sexual Assault Awareness Month by recognizing forensic nurses

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) is concluding Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April by honoring its partnership with forensic nurses and bringing attention to its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program.


Thursday, April 30, 2020
Lane closure scheduled for roads in Kalāheo from May 6 to May 8

KALĀHEO – The Department of Public Works is announcing lane closures scheduled for roads in Kalāheo from May 6 to May 8 to allow for road reconstruction work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.


Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Water services restored to customers in Waimea valley

WAIMEA– The Department of Water (DOW) has restored water services for customers located on Kalo Road, Gay Road and Menehune Road in Waimea at approximately 8 p.m. this evening.  DOW crews have completed the emergency main line repairs and customers may now resume normal water use.


Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Emergency water service shutdown in Waimea valley

WAIMEA– The Department of Water (DOW) has scheduled an emergency water service shutdown for customers located on Kalo Road, Gay Road and a portion of Menehune Road; from Gay Road to the north-end of Menehune Road in Waimea from approximately 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. this evening, weather permitting.  The 4-hour water service shutdown is necessary in order to conduct emergency repairs to a recently damaged main line on Menehune Road.  Additionally, DOW crews continue to work to access the damaged main line and the intermittent road closure and traffic control will remain in place on Menehune Road; just north of the Waimea Swinging Bridge, until the work is completed.  Motorists are advised to adhere to all traffic control, expect delays and to avoid the area if possible.


Wednesday, April 29, 2020
KPD recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i Police Department employees wore denim to work on Wednesday in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. 


Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Roadwork scheduled in Kapa‘a, Keālia from May 4 to May 13

The Department of Public Works is announcing that DMK and Associates will be conducting roadwork in Kapa‘a and Keālia on weekdays, from May 4 through May 13, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weather permitting.


Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Lane closure scheduled for Moi Road in Hanapēpē from April 30 to May 1

HANAPĒPĒ – The Department of Public Works is announcing a lane closure for Moi Road in Hanapēpē from April 30 to May 1 to allow for road reconstruction work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.


Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Intermittent road closure and possible water service shutdown on Menehune Road in Waimea at 10 a.m. today

WAIMEA– The Department of Water (DOW) announces an intermittent road closure on the north-end of Menehune Road; pass the Waimea Swinging Bridge, in Waimea at approximately 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.  DOW crews are responding to investigate a reported leak in the area and if necessary, will conduct emergency repairs.  Additionally, customers located on the north-end of Menehune Road, including Ki’i Road, Menehune Place, Gay Road and Kalo Road should also prepare for a possible water service shutdown from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.


Monday, April 27, 2020
Mayor Kawakami appoints Nalani K. Brun as director of the Office of Economic Development

LĪHU‘E – Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami has appointed Nalani Kaauwai Brun as the County of Kaua‘i director for the Office of Economic Development, effective April 13, 2020.


Saturday, April 25, 2020
Kaua‘i police serve free breakfast to hundreds of keiki

 LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police served hundreds of pancake breakfasts to keiki during Saturday’s inaugural “Police, Pastors and Pancakes” drive-thru event at Puakea Golf Course. 


Friday, April 24, 2020
Kaua‘i police to temporarily turn off blue cruise lights

 LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police are temporarily turning off the stationary blue cruise lights on most of their patrol vehicles. 


Friday, April 24, 2020
Kaua‘i police to serve free breakfast to keiki

LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police will join New Hope Līhu‘e in distributing free breakfasts on Saturday to keiki and youth ages 18 and under. 


Thursday, April 23, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for The Kaua‘i Bus

LĪHU‘E  – The County of Kaua‘i announces the following changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for The Kaua‘i Bus service and administrative offices in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua’i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Thursday, April 23, 2020
Department of Parks and Recreation establishes maximum capacities of designated houseless campgrounds

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Parks and Recreation is announcing that it has established maximum capacities for each of the five campgrounds that were designated for our houseless community in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of them and the people of Kaua’i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Lane closures scheduled for portions of Kōloa from April 28 to April 29

KŌLOA – The Department of Public Works is announcing that portions of streets in Kōloa will be closed from April 28 to April 29 to allow for road reconstruction work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.


Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Mayor signs fourteenth supplementary emergency proclamation

LĪHU‘E – Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami has signed a fourteenth supplementary emergency proclamation on Tuesday, April 21, for the County of Kaua‘i, extending the emergency relief period for damages sustained during the April 2018 flood.


Tuesday, April 21, 2020
KPD celebrates Capt. Mark Ozaki’s graduation from FBI National Academy

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) recently celebrated the graduation of Capt. Mark Ozaki from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. He was among 255 law enforcement officers who graduated in March from the academy’s 279th session.


Monday, April 20, 2020
Kalāheo man drowns while fishing in Po‘ipū

PO‘IPŪ — A 36-year-old Kalāheo man, Bricen “Micah” Bermoy, was found unresponsive on Sunday in waters near Po‘ipū Beach.


Saturday, April 18, 2020
DOW advises customers to use www.kauaiwater.org for online payments and offers important reminders for customer account protection

LIHUE – The Department of Water (DOW) advises customers to log-on to the Customer Account Portal (CAP) at www.kauaiwater.org when making online payments, in order to ensure accuracy and timely receipt of payments towards their DOW account.  Additionally, customers should also be aware that DOW is not affiliated with doxo.com and will not be responsible for online payments made on alternative payment sites.   


Friday, April 17, 2020
KPD honors dispatchers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department honored its dispatchers during National Public Safery Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW), which runs from April 12 to 18.


Friday, April 17, 2020
Portion of Kahili Quarry Road closed for repairs until further notice

KĪLAUEA – The Department of Public Works is announcing that a portion of Kahili Quarry Road in Kilauea is closed until further notice.


Friday, April 17, 2020
Flushing of plumbing fixtures and hot water systems for schools, hotel properties and large commercial customers recommended prior to reopening

LIHUE – The Department of Water (DOW) is recommending that all schools, hotel properties and large commercial facilities continue maintenance on their plumbing systems by flushing water throughout their property at least once a week.  The flushing process will help to prevent stagnation, clear out existing sediment and help to ensure chlorine residuals (which checks microbial growth) are maintained within their facilities.  Schools, hotel properties, and large commercial properties are advised to conduct the recommended routine flushing process in preparation and anticipation of reopening to the public.


Thursday, April 16, 2020
Night Work on Kūhiō Highway in Līhu‘e scheduled from April 16 to 17

LĪHU‘E – The public is advised that night construction work will be performed at the Wastewater Management Division’s Kapaia Sewage Pump Station (SPS), located at the intersection of Kūhiō Highway and Ma‘alo Road. This work will be performed onsite and will not require traffic control.


Wednesday, April 15, 2020
High Surf Warning for north- and west-facing shores in effect through Thursday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Warning for all north- and west-facing shores of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau through 6 a.m. Thursday.


Wednesday, April 15, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Boards and Commissions meetings

LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i announces the following County-related changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Boards and Commissions meetings in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Tuesday, April 14, 2020
KPD offers new options for filing reports online

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) has launched an online platform that allows people to conveniently file reports, including those pertaining to violations of COVID-19 emergency orders.


Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Water service shutdown scheduled for Powerhouse Road in Wainiha on April 16

WAINIHA – The Department of Water (DOW) announces a water service shutdown scheduled for customers located on Powerhouse Road in Wainiha on Thursday, April 16, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting.  The 6-hour water service shutdown is necessary in order to conduct required improvements and install a replacement water line in the area. 


Tuesday, April 14, 2020
DOW continues late payment fee waiver until further notice

LIHUE – The Department of Water (DOW) continues to monitor the effects of the COVID-19 situation and are mindful of its customer’s ability to make on-time payments during this time.  Therefore, DOW intends to continue to waive its late payment fee; upon request, for customers in need.  The late payment fee waiver applies to billing statements dated from March 1st, 2020 until further notice. 


Saturday, April 11, 2020
Kaua‘i police arrest couple for violating 14-day quarantine

LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police arrested 36-year-old Adam Schwarze of ‘Aiea, Hawai‘i and 31-year-old Desiree Marvin of Alexandria, Virginia on Friday for violating the state’s COVID-19 mandatory 14-day quarantine emergency order. 


Thursday, April 9, 2020
County of Kaua‘i grants special tax arrangements for real property taxpayers qualified for additional home exemption

The Real Property Assessment Division is announcing that it will not require taxpayers whose 2020 Assessment included the Additional Home Exemption Relating to Owner-Occupants’ Income or Very Low Income Tax Credit for the 2020 Tax Year to re-apply for the 2021 Tax Year.


Thursday, April 9, 2020
K-PAL flag football season canceled

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department is announcing the cancelation of its K-PAL flag football season that was slated to begin this summer. 


Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Mayor Kawakami amends Emergency Rule #5

LĪHU’E—Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami has amended Emergency Rule #5 in response to newly recognized issues in the community.


Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Partial one lane road closure continues until 8 p.m. for portion of Kuhio Highway in Kapaa
KAPAA – The Department of Water (DOW) announces that a partial one lane road closure remains in effect until approximately 8:00 p.m. on Kuhio Highway, fronting the Coconut Marketplace, from Fernandes Road to Papaloa Road in Kapaa.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Sewer line installation at intersection of Hala Road, Haleko Road scheduled for April 10

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Public Works is announcing sewer line installation work at the intersection of Hala Road and Haleko Road in Līhu‘e from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 10, weather permitting.


Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Lane closures scheduled for portions of Wailua Houselots from April 16 to April 21

WAILUA – The Department of Public Works is announcing that portions of streets in Wailua Houselots will be closed from April 16 to April 21 on weekdays to allow for road reconstruction work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.


Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Traffic advisory on Kūhi‘ō Highway in Kapa‘a due to emergency main line break
KAPA‘A - The Department of Water (DOW) announces a partial one lane road closure beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Kūhi‘ō Highway, between Fernandes Road and Papaloa Road in Kapa‘a, due to a main line break.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Kaua‘i police issue nearly 60 misdemeanor citations to-date

LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police have issued almost 60 misdemeanor citations to-date in relation to violations of the county’s COVID-19 curfew and stay-at-home emergency orders, as well as the state’s 14-day travel quarantine order.  


Tuesday, April 7, 2020
KPD offers assistance and resources for victims of domestic violence

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department’s dispatchers have reported a slight uptick in the number of domestic violence-related calls. 


Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Hawai‘i National Guard to assist KPD with checkpoints

The Hawai‘i National Guard will be assisting Kaua‘i police at two checkpoints on island on Tuesday in order to help monitor compliance of state and county emergency orders that are in place to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. 


Monday, April 6, 2020
County announces holiday closures

LĪHU‘E – In observance of Good Friday, County of Kaua‘i offices will be closed on Friday, April 10, along with all refuse transfer stations, the Kekaha Landfill, and the Puhi Metals Recycling Facility.


Monday, April 6, 2020
Curfew and stay-at-home orders result in fewer traffic crashes

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department’s implementation of the emergency curfew and stay-at-home orders, along with the the community’s compliance, have significantly reduced the number of traffic crashes islandwide.


Monday, April 6, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Department of Parks and Recreation

LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i announces the following County-related changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Parks and Recreation (DOPR) in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Monday, April 6, 2020
KPD resumes firearms records operations by appointment only

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) resumed limited firearms records operations on March 31 and is expected to expand to full-service operations by appointment only on April 7.


Monday, April 6, 2020
Public Hearing on the proposed rules and regulations on the use of sports fields/stadium facilities, playgrounds on April 7

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Parks and Recreation is announcing that a public hearing is set for April 7 on proposed Rules and Regulations on the Use of Sports Fields/Stadium Facilities and Playgrounds.


Sunday, April 5, 2020
Reynolds Recycling in Līhu‘e closed until further notice

Reynolds Recycling in Līhu‘e is closed until further notice due to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Friday, April 3, 2020
Kaua‘i police arrest third man for violating 14-day quarantine

LĪHU‘E — Kaua‘i police arrested a third man, 31-year-old Bobby Edwards of Boynton, Florida on Friday for violating the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine order. 


Thursday, April 2, 2020
Kaua‘i police arrest Washington man for violating 14-day quarantine

LĪHU‘E – Kaua‘i police arrested 50-year-old Devin Martin of Olympia, Washington on Thursday for violating the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine order.


Thursday, April 2, 2020
Kaua‘i police continue efforts to curb COVID-19 community spread

KAPA‘A – On Wednesday, Kaua‘i police conducted an extensive COVID-19 related checkpoint on Kūhiō Highway by the south end entrance of the Kapa‘a Bypass Road, in accordance with the statewide emergency proclamation and county emergency rules.


Thursday, April 2, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Department of Public Works, Buildings Division

LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i announces the following County-related changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Public Works, Buildings Division, in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Thursday, April 2, 2020
KPD warns of stricter punishments for graffiti and vandalism

LĪHU‘E – Vandalism and graffiti have been on the rise in county parks since the COVID-19 crisis and Kaua‘i police are warning those who are committing these crimes that violators will face harsher punishments.


Thursday, April 2, 2020
Lane closures scheduled for portions of streets in Līhu‘e from April 8 to April 14

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Public Works is announcing that portions of streets in Līhu‘e will be closed from April 8 to April 14 on weekdays to allow for road reconstruction work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.


Thursday, April 2, 2020
Licensed establishments approved for “to-go” sealed wine, beer sales with takeout meal orders

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Liquor Control is announcing that licensed establishments may sell sealed “to-go” wine and/or beer with takeout meal orders.


Thursday, April 2, 2020
KPD warns public to be aware of rising number of scams

LĪHU‘E – Due to recent alerts, the Kaua‘i Police Department is urging residents and businesses to be aware of potential scams. Scammers are taking advantage of the current global COVID-19 crisis to steal money and personal information.


Thursday, April 2, 2020
Lane closures scheduled for Wa‘a Road on April 15

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Public Works is announcing that lane closures are scheduled on Wa‘a Road in Līhu‘e on April 15 to allow for road reconstruction work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.


Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Mayor signs emergency proclamation for March 2020 flood event

Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami has signed an emergency proclamation on April 1, 2020, for the County of Kaua‘i – in order to provide relief for disaster damagers, losses and suffering, and to protect the health safety, and welfare of the people – as a result from flash flooding during the March 2020 rain event on March 28.


Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Public access to Motor Vehicle Registration, Drivers Licensing Division sections to close through April 30

Effective through April 30, subject to extension as necessary, and pursuant to the Governor and Mayor’s stay-at-home orders, public access to the Motor Vehicle Registration Section and Drivers’ License Division will be closed through April 30.


Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Kaua‘i police arrest suspect for first-degree burglary

LĪHU‘E – Kaua‘i police arrested on Monday Matthew Davidson, a 46-year-old with no permanent address, for burglary in the first degree.


Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Kaua‘i police arrest Florida man for violating 14-day quarantine

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department arrested 62-year-old Dwight Anthony Tucker of Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday for violating the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine order.


Tuesday, March 31, 2020
DOW conducting flushing protocol in Puhi, Lihue, Hanamaulu and Kapa’a systems

LIHUE - The Department of Water (DOW) is currently conducting a flushing protocol in the Puhi, Lihue, Hanamaulu and Kapa'a water systems to help clear the water lines after the recent severe weather and flooding conditions that affected nearby areas.  Some customers may have or are currently experiencing white or discolored water at the tap.  DOW has confirmed that water quality continues to be safe for normal use and that water is expected to clear up after the flushing process is completed.


Monday, March 30, 2020
KPD answers FAQs regarding stay-at-home order

Kaua‘i police are asking the public to please consider the nature of their non-emergency calls before contacting dispatch at 241-1711.


Monday, March 30, 2020
Roadwork to commence in Kalāheo from April 6 to April 14

KALĀHEO – The Department of Public Works is announcing that DMK and Associates will be begin roadwork in Kalāheo on weekdays from April 6 through April 14, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weather permitting.


Monday, March 30, 2020
Kaua‘i Recycles drop bin at Kukui Grove limited to single entrance

Due to security concerns at Kukui Grove, access to the Kaua‘i Recycles drop site  behind the old Kmart in Līhu‘e is limited to the entrance nearest the old Pier 1 store along Pikake Street.


Sunday, March 29, 2020
Refuse transfer stations for essential use only

County Officials would like to remind the public that  while County refuse transfer stations located in Hanalei, Kapa‘a, Līhu‘e, and Hanapēpē remain open during normal facility hours, use shall be limited to disposal of solid waste items resulting from essential activity, in observance of Mayor Kawakami’s Emergency Rule #5.


Saturday, March 28, 2020
Sewage spill reported at Lydgate Park in Wailua

WAILUA – County officials are notifying the public of a wastewater spill this morning at 8:15 a.m. from the Wailua Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). The wastewater spill flowed into Lydgate Park and has been contained. Signs have been posted to inform the public to stay out of the affected area.


Saturday, March 28, 2020
4:20 AM UPDATE: Kūhiō Highway in the vicinity of the Wailua Bridge closed in both directions

The National Weather Service has extended a Flash Flood Warning for Kaua‘i through 6:30 a.m. The warning may be extended, dropped or modified as conditions develop.


Saturday, March 28, 2020
3:30 AM UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning extended for Kaua‘i through 6:30 a.m.

The National Weather Service has extended a Flash Flood Warning for Kaua‘i through 6:30 a.m. The warning may be extended, dropped or modified as conditions develop.


Saturday, March 28, 2020
2:40 AM UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Kaua‘i

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the County of Kaua‘i until 3:30 a.m. The warning may be extended, dropped or modified as conditions develop.


Saturday, March 28, 2020
Flash Flood Warning issued for Kaua‘i; Kūhiō Highway in the vicinity of the Hanalei Bridge closed

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Kaua‘i, due to heavy rains occurring over the island. The warning may be extended, dropped or modified as conditions develop.


Saturday, March 28, 2020
Flash Flood Warning issued for Kaua‘i

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Kaua‘i, due to heavy rains occurring over the island. The warning may be extended, dropped or modified as conditions develop.


Friday, March 27, 2020
Kaua‘i learns of two new positive COVID-19 cases

LĪHU`E— On Friday, county officials were informed of two new positive COVID-19 test results, which brings the cumulative total to seven cases for Kaua‘i.


Friday, March 27, 2020
Sewer line cleaning on Rice Street, Molokoa Village in Līhu‘e scheduled from March 30 to April 3

LĪHU‘E – The public is advised that there will be intermittent traffic control on Rice Street and in the Molokoa Village area next week, starting March 30. Traffic will be modified from 3 to 10 p.m., beginning Monday evening, March 30, and ending Friday night, April 3, weather permitting.


Friday, March 27, 2020
KPD continues to conduct checkpoints around island

The Kaua‘i Police Department initiated islandwide checkpoints on Thursday in an effort to help mitigate the proliferation of COVID-19 on Kaua‘i, and in accordance with the statewide emergency proclamation and county emergency rules.


Friday, March 27, 2020
County announces changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Department of Public Works, Engineering Division

LĪHU‘E  – The County of Kaua‘i announces the following changes in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Department of Public Works, Engineering Division, in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua’i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Thursday, March 26, 2020
Kaua‘i police to conduct islandwide checkpoints

Beginning Thursday at 11 a.m., the Kaua‘i Police Department will be facilitating checkpoints at various locations around the island in response to the COVID-19 crisis.


Wednesday, March 25, 2020
County encourages public to not flush wipes, paper towels

County officials would like to inform residents and businesses that wipes (including those labeled as “flushable”) and paper towels should not be flushed down the toilet.


Wednesday, March 25, 2020
KPD Dispatch to screen calls for service

LĪHU‘E – Effective immediately, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, Kaua‘i Police Department dispatchers will be screening all incoming calls for service.


Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Mayor Kawakami signs Emergency Rule #5, implementing local guidance to Governor Ige’s Stay-at-Home Order

LĪHU`E— Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami announced Mayor’s Emergency Rule #5, which is “Kaua‘i’s Rules,” further implementing Governor David Ige’s statewide Stay-at-Home Order. This Rule goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, and will be in place until April 30. It may be amended or extended, if circumstances change.


Tuesday, March 24, 2020
County announces holiday closures

LĪHU‘E – In observance of Prince Kūhiō Day, County of Kaua‘i offices will be closed on Thursday, March 26, along with all refuse transfer stations and the Puhi Metals Recycling Facility.


Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Security deposits to be deferred at Koa’e Makana Workforce Housing in Kōloa

LĪHU‘E  –  Mark Development, with the support of Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami, defers security deposits at Koa’e Makana Workforce Housing in Kōloa as the first 42 applicants selected their units.


Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Changes announced for vehicle licensing, safety check programs

The County of Kaua‘i is required  to follow the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division’s following changes to its vehicle licensing and safety check programs as part of the effort to reduce face-to-face interactions during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Monday, March 23, 2020
KPD closes walk-up window and firearms registration

LĪHU‘E – In an effort to practice the County of Kaua‘i’s social distancing messaging to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Kaua‘i Police Department is taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of its employees and community members.


Monday, March 23, 2020
Mayor Kawakami welcomes Governor’s Stay-at-Home Order, will establish ‘local rules’ for Kaua‘i

LĪHU`E—Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami welcomes and fully supports Governor David Igeʻs statewide Stay-at-Home Order, and will establish additional "local rules" for Kaua`i residents as they are identified.


Monday, March 23, 2020
Department of Liquor postpones Liquor Control Commission meetings

LĪHU‘E – The Department of Liquor Control is postponing its Liquor Control Commission meetings for April in order to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Monday, March 23, 2020
Public access to Motor Vehicle Registration, Drivers Licensing Division sections to close March 25 to April 3

Effective March 25 through April 3, and subject to extension as necessary, the County of Kaua‘i will be temporarily closing public access to the Motor Vehicle Registration Section and the Drivers Licensing Division. The health and safety of our associates is our primary focus. This is also consistent with the County’s messaging on social distancing and meant to encourage people to stay at home.


Monday, March 23, 2020
Water service shutdown reminder for Wailua area on March 24th