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Monday, November 15, 2021
Kauai: Dude Allegedly Freaks out After Trailer Refused at Transfer Station
By News Release @ 11:08 PM :: 773 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

... After being handcuffed and while on the ground, DOCARE reports Hoffman slipped the handcuffs under his legs and to the front of his body. He then jumped up and continued unloading green waste from the trailer ....

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Thursday, November 4, 2021
State Adopting Ballot Tracking System
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 742 Views :: Kauai County, Office of Elections

... the Ballot Tracking System will be available for the upcoming Kauai Prosecutor Special Election and then for Statewide Elections and Primaries in 2022 ....

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Monday, November 1, 2021
VIDEO: DLNR Clears Homeless Camp from Coco Palms Area
By Video @ 10:08 PM :: 742 Views :: Kauai County, Homelessness

"...some of these folks have refused offers of shelter or transitional housing...."

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Thursday, October 7, 2021
DLNR Targets 'Renegade' Weddings
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 951 Views :: Kauai County, Religion, Tourism

"If you’re in the wrong place at the wrong time you might suffer the scorn of residents, you could get cited, and there are 'other things' that can go wrong.”

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Monday, September 27, 2021
Kauai County: Supervisors on FlexTime, Employees Moonlighting
By News Release @ 4:29 AM :: 1038 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, Labor

... the fact that a SWD employee was allowed to moonlight in another county job was a reason for this audit ....

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Sunday, September 5, 2021
JSC Announces Two Judicial Vacancies
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 933 Views :: Hawaii County , Kauai County, Judiciary

...Third Circuit and Fifth Circuit ....

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Thursday, July 22, 2021
Kauai Woman Pleads Guilty To Multiple Wire Fraud Schemes And Aggravated Identity Theft
By News Release @ 5:30 AM :: 1357 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

... Federal prosecutors say she stole from Kamehameha Schools students needing financial aid and from Gates Millennium Scholars. The government also accuses her of stealing information from a non-profit mobile health unit for Native Hawaiians on Kauai ....

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Monday, July 19, 2021
Ha'ena 'Adaptive Tourism' Plan Starts with Lots of Expensive Parking Tickets
By News Release @ 10:47 PM :: 1154 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Tourism

... The HSP Master Plan caps daily visitation at Hāʻena to 900 people ....

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Thursday, July 8, 2021
Kauai Drug Treatment Center to be Deeded to HHSC
By News Release @ 6:18 PM :: 1150 Views :: Kauai County, OHA, Drugs

... 29 years after Iniki, will Kauai finally get a youth drug treatment center? ....

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Russian Navy Spy Ship Quietly Operating Off Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 6:01 PM :: 1929 Views :: Kauai County, Military

... The Russian ship has operated just outside U.S. territorial waters, Navy officials confirmed ....

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Thursday, May 20, 2021
Instream Flows Set for Taro-Growing Areas of Kauai, Maui
By News Release @ 3:01 AM :: 1095 Views :: Kauai County, Maui County, Agriculture

... the Commission approving of natural streamflow conditions to serve as the instream flow standard ....

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Friday, May 7, 2021
Ige Approves Kauai's Move to Tier Three
By News Release @ 3:15 AM :: 1112 Views :: Kauai County, COVID-19

... The more cautious tier was activated after the island’s average case count remained elevated for the past two weeks ....

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Four Years Later: Lehua Island Still Rat-Free
By News Release @ 7:40 PM :: 1360 Views :: Kauai County

... Learn About Hysteria and Ignorance on Kauai ....

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Saturday, March 27, 2021
Former Kauai JROTC instructor arrested for sexual exploitation of former student
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 1818 Views :: Kauai County, Education K-12, Military

... Kauai instructor accused of child sex crimes was also a longtime foster parent ....

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Friday, March 5, 2021
Ige Approves Kauai Return to 'Safe Travels' Program
By News Release @ 7:10 PM :: 1361 Views :: Kauai County, Tourism, COVID-19

... with the legislature threatening to force Kauai back into the fold, it's 'game over' for anti-tourism activists--for now .... 

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Friday, March 5, 2021
Seven Cesspools: EPA Fines DLNR (again)
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 1286 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

... Four prior EPA enforcement actions against Hawai‘i DLNR have closed 74 cesspools, collected $407,400 in fines ....

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Kauai asks to rejoin Hawaii Safe Travels program in April
By News Release @ 2:49 AM :: 1465 Views :: Kauai County, Tourism, COVID-19

... At this time, more than 24,000 doses of vaccine have been administered on Kaua‘i, and by April we are confident that employees in the hospitality and food service industries will be offered vaccines ....

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Monday, February 1, 2021
Lawsuit: OHA Employee Beaten up by Sovereignty Activists
By Selected News Articles @ 8:54 PM :: 3524 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

... Davis Price was admitted to Kaiser Hospital Emergency Room for evaluation. He was diagnosed with two broken ribs, and multiple contusions ....

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Kauai: Vaccine for Age 75+ Begins Jan 15--Sign up here
By News Release @ 2:51 PM :: 1732 Views :: Kauai County, COVID-19

... sign up here ....

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Saturday, January 9, 2021
Privileged Elite: Kauai School Employees Begin Getting Vaccinations Monday
By News Release @ 4:05 AM :: 2359 Views :: Kauai County, Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

...other school employees will begin to get access to vaccines on a regular basis toward the end of January and early February....

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Thursday, December 31, 2020
Hostage Exchange: Ige, Kauai Trade 'Resort Bubble' for Local 'Safe Travels'
By News Release @ 3:18 AM :: 1559 Views :: Kauai County, COVID-19

...Ige sat on Kauai's Resort Buddle request for 10 days until Kauai agreed to allow tested sister isle travellers in without quarantine....

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Friday, December 11, 2020
Labor Board: Governor’s Emergency Powers ARE Limited -- Collective Bargaining Agreements Cannot be Touched
By News Release @ 12:00 AM :: 4120 Views :: Kauai County, Labor, COVID-19

...Remember: Public Employee Union agreements are the Highest Law of the Land....

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Saturday, November 28, 2020
Ige Approves -- Kauai to Opt-out of Tourism Reopening
By News Release @ 12:33 AM :: 2067 Views :: Kauai County, Tourism, COVID-19

...Effective Dec. 2 at 12:01 a.m., all transpacific and intercounty travelers arriving in Kaua‘i are subject to the 14-day quarantine regardless of testing....

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Friday, October 23, 2020
Chief Justice Appoints Stephanie Char Fifth Circuit District Family Court
By News Release @ 11:54 PM :: 2502 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

... Char has been with the Office of the Public Defender since 2003 and was named Supervising Deputy Public Defender in the Kauai office in 2017 ....

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Monday, October 19, 2020
Rule by Decree: Ige 4th Extension of Kauai Flooding Emergency
By News Release @ 9:54 PM :: 958 Views :: Kauai County

...Ige has signed a fourth emergency proclamation for the County of Kaua‘i, which suffered extensive damage to public property caused by heavy rains and flooding on Mar. 27 and 28....

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Monday, October 19, 2020
OHA COVID Money: Homeless not part of ‘Friends and Family Plan’
By Andrew Walden @ 1:11 AM :: 3276 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA, COVID-19

"... the ones who are punished the most for allegations of OHA misdoing is the community ...."

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Saturday, October 10, 2020
COVID Rules: Rejected, Kauai Tries Again
By News Release @ 5:43 AM :: 1856 Views :: Kauai County, Tourism, COVID-19

...“In light of Kaua‘i’s post-arrival testing program (Rule 18) being denied by the Governor earlier this week, we have continued to work with our health officials and other partners to take a phased, responsible approach to reopening our economy while keeping our island safe.”....

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Monday, October 5, 2020
Ige Rejects Kauai 2-Test COVID Plan
By News Release @ 9:44 PM :: 1653 Views :: Kauai County, Tourism, COVID-19

...Mayor’s Emergency Rule 18 would have established a post-arrival testing program for all incoming travelers to Kaua‘i....

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Sunday, October 4, 2020
Republican Candidate Denied Right to Campaign on Kauai
By News Release @ 5:02 AM :: 2376 Views :: Kauai County, First Amendment, COVID-19

"...Not being afforded the same access to the electorate as my opponent...." -- CD2 Candidate Joe Akana

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Sunday, September 20, 2020
'Hush Money' and Retaliation: FBI Investigates Kauai Charter School tied to OHA Trustee
By Andrew Walden @ 6:34 PM :: 6738 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

... similar to sandwich lease schemes common during the Broken Trust days ....

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Running for Kauai OHA Trustee: Keli'i Akina Talks with Kamealoha Smith
By Video @ 2:26 AM :: 1638 Views :: Kauai County, OHA

... Kamealoha discusses what motivated him to run, what he experienced in his campaign, and what he hopes to accomplish in the future .... 

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Friday, August 14, 2020
N Shore Kauai: DLNR Contractor Chased off Worksite by Saboteurs
By News Release @ 7:21 PM :: 2022 Views :: Kauai County, Tourism

...Dozens of people have drowned in the Hanakapiai Valley over the years, and KFD personnel have numerous stories – myself included – on the precarious positions we put ourselves in whenever we perform rescues in this area....

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Saturday, August 1, 2020
Kauai PD provides firearms registration forms online
By News Release @ 5:07 PM :: 1861 Views :: Kauai County, Second Amendment, COVID-19

...KPD requests that the public please complete and print them prior to arriving at their scheduled gun registration appointment....

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Sunday, July 26, 2020
90 MPH Hurricane Douglas Passes North of Kauai
By News Release @ 11:00 AM :: 5242 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County

...3 foot storm surge at center of hurricane....

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020
2 years later Ige Signs 15th Emergency Proclamation for Kauai Floods
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 1635 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement

...Gov. Ige signed the initial emergency proclamation for the Kaua‘i floods on April 15, 2018....

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Monday, June 29, 2020
TVR Control: Kauai County Signs Agreement with AirBnB, Expedia
By News Release @ 6:24 PM :: 2204 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Tourism

...mandatory TMK field on its listings....

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Sunday, June 21, 2020
Two Years Later: Kauai Mayor signs fifteenth supplementary emergency proclamation
By News Release @ 10:34 PM :: 2515 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Tourism

...how long can democracy be suspended?....

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
EPA orders the closure of 16 cesspools on Kauai
By News Release @ 4:32 AM :: 1596 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...EPA has taken enforcement actions in Kauai to close 16 pollution-causing large capacity cesspools and collect $55,182 in penalties....

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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Rule by Decree: Two Years Later Ige Still Extending Kauai Flooding Emergency
By News Release @ 4:55 PM :: 2010 Views :: Kauai County, COVID-19

...Gov. David Ige issued the 14th supplementary emergency proclamation which extends the emergency relief period for the 2018 Kaua‘i floods. The proclamation was signed on Friday, May 22, 2020....

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020
COVID Wipes Out 69% of Jobs on Maui
By UHERO @ 9:45 PM :: 4496 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...total job reductions between January and April in Honolulu county were 34% of full-time jobs and 41% of part-time. These numbers were much higher on Hawaii (50% and 67%), Maui (69% and 68%), and Kauai (56% and 62%)....

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Friday, April 24, 2020
KIUC Reports 56% Renewable Generation for 2019
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 1759 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

...Kauaʻi’s power generation mix for 2019 included 35% solar, 11% hydro and 10% biomass. Rooftop solar from residential and commercial members accounted for more than one-third of the solar generation....

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Thursday, April 16, 2020
Kauai Announces New Standard Operating Procedures for Boards and Commissions meetings
By News Release @ 1:01 PM :: 1695 Views :: Kauai County, COVID-19

...Meetings will be conducted remotely, and all testimony must be written and sent to the respective commission 24 hours before each meeting.... 

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Kauai, Oahu Require Face Masks in Public
By News Release @ 3:35 PM :: 2424 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County, COVID-19

...An owner or operator of an Essential Business may refuse admission or service to an individual who fails to wear face coverings....

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Economist unpacks disruptions to Kauai, Hawaii Island real estate
By News Release @ 10:04 PM :: 3000 Views :: Hawaii County , Kauai County, Economy, Small Business, COVID-19

...Paul Brewbaker shares his COVID-19 analysis and forecast with a joint meeting of three boards of REALTORS®....

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Kauai Mayor Orders Entire Island to Wear Masks Outside
By Video @ 1:34 AM :: 1571 Views :: Kauai County, COVID-19

...Kauai makes cloth masks required in public for everyone 5 and over....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Kauai Seabird Habitat Conservation Plan -- Public Comments Open
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 2199 Views :: Kauai County, Education K-12, Environment

...written comments must be received from interested parties no later than April 13, 2020....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Ethics: HHSC Manager Retires, Goes to Work for Contractor
By News Release @ 11:20 PM :: 2323 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, Health Care

...time was spent communicating with her former co-workers at the Health Information Management department....

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Monday, March 23, 2020
Shelter-In-Place ordered for Honolulu and Maui through April 30; Curfew for Kaua‘i through May 3
By News Release @ 10:02 PM :: 2971 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...Hawaii County is still going its own way....

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Monday, March 23, 2020
UPDATE: Kauai Mayor Stay-at-Home Order and Nightly Curfew
By News Release @ 12:25 AM :: 3143 Views :: Kauai County, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...islandwide nighttime curfew beginning Friday, March 20. The curfew will be in effect from 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. daily until further notice....

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Saturday, March 21, 2020
Kauai Council Bans Public from Meetings--Just in time for Property Tax Hike, Removal of Alleged Meth Dealer
By News Release @ 2:56 PM :: 1974 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics

...alleged Meth Dealer to be removed from Committees by Reso set for approval at March 25 meeting....

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