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Saturday, June 16, 2018
​OHA to host flood relief outreach events on Kauai
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 235 Views :: Kauai County, OHA

...OHA is collaborating with Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi to distribute $200,000...in addition, OHA has allocated $50,000 to assist kalo farmers affected by the flooding and is also offering disaster relief loans....  

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Saturday, June 16, 2018
Kauai Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Manufacturing Child Pornography
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 428 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Religion

...Each charge involved a different boy and carries a mandatory minimum penalty of 15 years....

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Friday, June 15, 2018
Expedited Building Permits for Hanalei Flood Victims
By News Release @ 1:29 PM :: 238 Views :: Kauai County, Development

...Mayor Carvalho to sign emergency permitting bill into law Tuesday--Planning Department to open field offices for expedited permitting the same day....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
Kauai Fifth Circuit Seeking Per Diem District/Family Court Judge
By News Release @ 8:57 PM :: 621 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

...The Fifth Circuit Court (Kauai) is seeking candidates for a Per Diem District/Family Court Judge....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
$100M –Flood of Money Inundates Kauai
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 488 Views :: Kauai County

...The County of Kauaʻi submitted a list of 90 projects with cost estimates totaling $31,215,183 million....

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Hotel Occupancy Increases on Kauai Despite Flooding
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 1193 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...All Counties and All Classes of Hawai‘i Hotel Properties Reported Solid RevPAR and ADR Increases in April....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Ige Requests Disaster Declaration for Kauai, Oahu
By News Release @ 2:28 AM :: 622 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County, Hawaii State Government

...the floods caused more than $19.7 million in damage....

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Sunday, April 29, 2018
For OHA Insider Cash Bonanza Comes with Poi Mill
By Andrew Walden @ 9:46 PM :: 1430 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA

... Kauai poi farmers are appealing to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) for financial aid.  Are cash payouts reserved for insiders? ....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hawaii Electric Utilities Get Prize for Giving Money to Elon Musk
By News Release @ 4:32 PM :: 980 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

...Largely due to the Tesla solar-plus-storage facility that opened in March 2017, KIUC added 415.3 watts of storage per customer in 2017, more than eight times as much storage as second place honoree Tucson Electric Power....

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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Legislators Vote $125M for Kauai, Oahu Flooding Relief
By News Release @ 6:20 PM :: 1470 Views :: Kauai County, Military

...The funds will be allotted to the State Department of Defense for disaster relief this fiscal year for the repairs and will lapse at the end of the next fiscal year....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Kauai Flooding: Dozens Evacuated from Hanalei by Helicopter
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 966 Views :: Kauai County, Military

...Hawai‘i National Guard has deployed two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, two CH-47 Chinooks, eight Zodiacs and more than 45 soldiers and airmen to support rescue efforts....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Kauai County Sues Opioid Manufacturers
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 991 Views :: Kauai County, Health Care, Drugs

...litigation against manufacturers, marketers, and distributors of opioid pain medications who have irresponsibly spread this terrible epidemic....

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Thursday, April 05, 2018
Hunt for Few Remaining Rats on Lehua Island
By News Release @ 3:42 PM :: 782 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...the Project Partners have recruited rat-detection dogs to join the team....

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Thursday, March 22, 2018
SPLC: Legendary resort the site of battle between sovereign citizen, developers and the State of Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:52 PM :: 1937 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Land Use

...activists resort to sovereign citizen tactics in a desperate effort to prevail....

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Thursday, March 22, 2018
Kauai: DLNR Clears Activists from State Land Near Coco Palms
By News Release @ 12:52 AM :: 1255 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Homelessness

...The squatters were allowed to pack up personal possessions and valuables. What remained, including tents and other camping gear, was collected and loaded into trucks....

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Friday, March 16, 2018
SB648 Amended to Increase Sister Islands TAT Share
By News Release @ 1:29 PM :: 1985 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Taxes, Tourism

... The TAT amount for the City & County of Honolulu is unchanged ....

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Sunday, March 11, 2018
KIUC Board Election Results
By News Release @ 3:36 PM :: 1053 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

...Newly-elected director Janet L. Kass will join incumbent directors David Iha and Teofilo Phil Tacbian who have been re-elected....

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Saturday, March 10, 2018
Trask: Coco Palms Occupiers Duped by White Supremacist ‘Sovereign Citizens’
By News Release @ 7:10 PM :: 2132 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Land Use, Tourism

...Furthermore, according to official court documents of the State of Hawaii, Moses Enoka Heanu, the alleged “Chief Justice” of your “court” is a registered sex offender who was sentenced to five (5) years in prison for three (3) felony counts of sexual assault in the Third Circuit court of the State of Hawaii in 1998....

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Saturday, February 17, 2018
Manufacturer Questions Report of Kauai Drone-Helicopter Collision
By News Release @ 12:26 PM :: 1576 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Tourism

...In other cases, incidents first reported as drone collisions turned out to involve a bat, an internal malfunction and a plastic bag....

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Coco Palms: Registered Sex Offender threatens to 'arrest' Judge Soong
By Andrew Walden @ 3:44 AM :: 2963 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail

... It turns out that “Moses Enoka Heanu, ‘Chief Justice, Court of the Sovereign’” was sentenced in 1998 to five years in the state penitentiary ....

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Saturday, January 06, 2018
​KIUC Nominating Committee Confirms Six Candidates
By News Release @ 9:39 PM :: 1283 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

...six candidates for its Board of Directors election on March 10, 2018....

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Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Rapid Response Team Deploys to Lehua Island After Two Rats Detected
By News Release @ 7:13 PM :: 1548 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...We knew from the beginning there was the possibility that a few rats could linger....

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Scientists: Latest Round of Kauai Hysterics Wrong
By News Release @ 11:09 PM :: 1424 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...Tests by USDA Lab Show No Evidence of Diphacinone in Whale Livers....

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Friday, December 15, 2017
Nominations Open for KIUC Elections
By News Release @ 2:33 PM :: 1262 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

...The Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative Nominating Committee has selected five candidates for its Board of Directors election on March 10, 2018....

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Monday, December 04, 2017
Kauai: PCBs Found in Westside Kauai Water Tank
By News Release @ 4:24 PM :: 1371 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...where are all the protesters?....

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Thursday, November 23, 2017
Two Years Later--DLNR Still Finding Homeless Drug Addicts on Na Pali Coast
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 1812 Views :: Kauai County, Homelessness, Drugs

...Each time a team of officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) flies into the Kalalau section of the Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park, they find fewer illegal camps and write fewer arrest citations....

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Thursday, November 02, 2017
Aid for tenants, landlords program expands to Kauai
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 1688 Views :: Kauai County, Homelessness, Judiciary

...Following the success of a program that helps landlords to get paid and keep tenants from being evicted on Oahu and in Maui County, Steps to Avoid Eviction is now available on Kauai....

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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Video: Hysteria Subsides, Lehua Island Rat Eradication Successful
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 1710 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...Flashback: Rumors and Rage: When Good Conservation Sounds Bad....

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Friday, September 08, 2017
Rumors and Rage: When Good Conservation Sounds Bad
By Selected News Articles @ 1:13 PM :: 2222 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...The Kauai Garden Isle's inflammatory headline shouted “POISON DROPPED” in inch-high letters....

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Sex Shame? 9th Circuit Revives Attempt to Shut Down Kauai Drug Rehab Program
By Selected News Articles @ 1:56 PM :: 3171 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...to give Gregg an opportunity to show her awareness of her injuries had been delayed....

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Friday, August 25, 2017
Lawsuit Filed Over Kauai Bird Deaths--HDOT Claims to be in Compliance
By News Release @ 4:39 AM :: 1543 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...HDOT recently expended hundreds of millions of dollars to install energy efficient lighting improvements at the State airports and commercial harbors....

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Auditor: Anti-Superferry Activists Wasted $71M of Taxpayer Money
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:49 PM :: 2648 Views :: Kauai County, Maui County, Environment, Greenmail

...Underwater: State’s Costs of Hawai‘i Superferry....

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Who Just Got Caught at OHA?
By Video @ 12:16 AM :: 2502 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA

...The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Independent Audit Hasn't Even Started Yet & Already Someone Has Been Caught....

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Friday, June 02, 2017
Conflict of Interest: OHA Audit Committee Member Secretly owns OHA’s Former Poi Mill
By Andrew Walden @ 11:19 PM :: 2809 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA

Guess who owns Makaweli poi mill now?

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Napali Homeless Camp: DLNR Arrests 11, Finds Crossbow, Queen Size Bed, Pizza Oven
By News Release @ 4:48 AM :: 1202 Views :: Kauai County, Homelessness

...During law enforcement efforts over the past two years more than 200 people have been arrested....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
NFIB: Hanalei River Ruling a Victory for Small Business
By News Release @ 4:31 AM :: 1948 Views :: Kauai County, Small Business

...The NFIB Small Business Legal Center, speaking on behalf of Hawaii’s small-business community, commends the Hawaii Supreme Court decision in County of Kauai v. Hanalei River Holdings, Ltd....

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Retaliation: Supreme Court Upholds Hanalei Land Seizure
By Robert Thomas @ 1:57 AM :: 2108 Views :: Kauai County, Land Use

The case involves three parcels on Kauai -- one of which is owned by a fellow who has been a thorn in the County's side....

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Monday, May 15, 2017
After Death of Kauai Girl, DLNR Clears Homeless Drug Addicts out of Kalalau
By News Release @ 4:01 AM :: 2701 Views :: Kauai County, Homelessness, Drugs

“If there’s any silver lining to what law breakers are posting on social media, is that it’s caused significant public outrage."

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Omidyar Wins by Losing: Kauai Court Ruling Forces Farms to File EIS
By News Release @ 3:57 AM :: 3914 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture
By voluntarily filing an EIS for his dairy farm on Kauai, Omidyar has now brought about a court ruling for the first time ever mandating EIS for farmers statewide....
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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Election Results: KIUC Co-op Board
By News Release @ 5:32 PM :: 2026 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

KIUC mailed 25,703 ballots and received 6,088, for a turnout of 23.7 percent, more than last year’s 21 percent turnout....

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Kauai Dairy Farm Withdraws Final EIS
By News Release @ 11:58 PM :: 2525 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture

... an EIS which they are not required to submit ....

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Friday, February 17, 2017
DOH: Dairy Farm EIS Decision Coming Feb 24
By News Release @ 1:08 AM :: 2425 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture

The extension adds eight calendar days to the 30 calendar days allowed by statute for the approving agency to decide if the FEIS is acceptable....

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Thursday, February 09, 2017
Streetlights: Kauai First to Complete LED Conversion
By News Release @ 1:46 PM :: 2083 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

The change is expected to save the county approximately $400,000 annually....

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Thursday, February 09, 2017
KIUC Board Sets Renewable Energy Goal of 70 percent by 2030
By News Release @ 9:12 AM :: 1999 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

KIUC expects to reach 50% in 2018....

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Thursday, January 12, 2017
KIUC Signs 20MW ‘Peaker’ Battery Deal
By News Release @ 9:14 PM :: 2320 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

It will be the largest solar-plus-utility-scale-battery system in the state of Hawaiʻi and one of the biggest storage systems in the world....

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Friday, December 30, 2016
DLNR Dis-Informational Meeting on Non-Existent Sea Level Rise in Hawaii
By News Release @ 10:26 PM :: 2817 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

Because it is on an extinct volcano, Oahu is rising out of the sea faster than the wildest projections of sea level rise from the Global Cooling Deniers.....

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Rehabilitation: Jury Rules in Favor of Kauai Warden
By News Release @ 2:06 PM :: 2503 Views :: Kauai County, Justice Reinvestment, Law Enforcement

Attorney General Doug Chin said, “The jury verdict exonerates Warden Wagatsuma...."

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016
KIUC Nominating Committee Selects 6 Candidates for Board Election
By News Release @ 9:29 AM :: 2362 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

Members can also run for the cooperative’s board by submitting a petition with the names of at least 35 members by the close of business on Tuesday, January 3, 2017....

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Thursday, December 15, 2016
EPA files complaint against Syngenta for farmworker safety violations on Kauai
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 3134 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

EPA is seeking civil penalties of over $4.8 million....

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Thursday, December 08, 2016
KIUC Electric Rates Down 18%
By News Release @ 4:31 PM :: 2369 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

The average price per kilowatt hour for KIUC members is down 18 percent in 2016 when compared to 2008....

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