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A shark bit a 29-year-old male visitor who was body-boarding near Shipwreck's Beach on Kauai about 8 a.m. today. The man sustained non-life threatening injuries to his leg and was taken by a private vehicle to seek medical care, Kauai County officials said. County Ocean Safety officials closed Keoneloa ...
KAUAI (KHON2) - A Flash flood warning has been issued for Kauai County lasting until 4:30 a.m. Friday. Reports shown around 1:30 a.m. gage reports indicated the Hanalei River has risen rapidly to 7-feet due to moderate to heavy rainfall. Kuhio Highway at the Hanalei River bridge may be impacted ...

Kauai County Mayor Bernard Carvalho was at the state capitol on Wednesday to seek emergency funds, which he would be able to spend on relief efforts as soon as the bill is signed. "Our people are isolated in one part of our island, so it's very difficult to assure that we can assemble the team and provide ...
The Kauai Police Department and Kauai County prosecutors said Wednesday that they were investigating multiple extortion cases involving would-be rescuers during the island's historic rain and flood event over the weekend. More >>. The Kauai Police Department and Kauai County prosecutors said ...
5:40 p.m. Update. More than 125 people had been evacuated in airlifts Tuesday from the Hā'ena and Wainiha area on Kauai's North Shore by the Army, National Guard and Kauai County. Weather permitting, airlifts will resume from the Camp Naue landing zone between approximately 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ...
Kauai County is the first in the state to take legal action against the makers, marketers and distributors of opioid pain medications. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. It's a step forward in the ongoing battle against opioid addiction in the islands. “Opioid abuse is a serious issue and threat to our community, and the ...

Update: 7:00 a.m.. A flash flood watch for Oahu and Kauai County has been canceled after heavy rains eased this morning. Weather officials at the National Weather Service said thundershowers were still possible in some areas, but the previously affected areas were no longer experiencing persistent ...
Cloudy and breezy conditions continue across the state this morning due to strong high pressure to the north and an upper level disturbance several hundred miles west of Kauai. Water vapor imagery showed plenty of moisture being drawn northward toward the islands, particularly the west end of the state ...
Hanalei Bridge was open only to emergency vehicles Monday, so one busload of people from the shelter was moved to another shelter, said Kauai County spokeswoman Sarah Blane. Efforts to move others out of the shelter were temporarily hampered by a landslide on the highway, she said. There were ...
LIHUE >> State, military and Kauai County crews assessed the damage from this weekend's storm — and started the search for possible victims. Gov. David Ige, his Chief of Staff Mike McMcartney and Ige's security detail landed on Kauai around 7:40 a.m. today and immediately went to the Kauai County ...
ADVERTISING. The National Weather Service has extended a high surf warning for the north and west shores of Kauai County, Oahu and Molokai, and for the north shore of Maui, through 6 p.m. Sunday. Forecasters say surf should briefly subside below warning levels today before rising again late tonight ...
LIHUE — The Kauai County Council on Wednesday approved a new lifeguard stand for Poipu Beach Park that officials believe will save lives. “As you know, I think Waiohai Beach is one of the most dangerous beaches on the island because of the drownings we've had in the last 10 years. It's not a very ...
Ben Sullivan, Kauai County's energy and sustainability coordinator, said he's been working statewide to find ways to mitigate the impacts of climate change throughout Hawaii and on Kauai. “We're starting to see the challenges we face. It's a massive challenge and there are massive opportunities,” Sullivan ...
He also served for eight years on the Kauai County Council and was the former director of the state Office of Environmental Quality Control. He serves presently in a volunteer capacity as board president of the Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action and is executive director of the Pono Hawaii Initiative.
Today's waves on Oahu will be 12-16 feet north, 8-12 feet west, 3-5 feet east, 1-3 feet south. High Surf Advisory for north and west shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, and Molokai. North shores only for Maui. Small Craft Advisory for all Kauai County waters, Oahu and Maui County windward waters, along with ...
A review of court records in the pending criminal trespass case of Mau-Espirito and Hepa — scheduled for trial for next month in Circuit Court — found that Kauai County Prosecutor Justin Kollar's office included Uahinui on a list of prospective witnesses, although a related exhibit list does not include her ...
“Kevin (Toma) is my cousin,” said Kauai County Council member Derek Kawakami. “The group did great, and I had to come to congratulate him.” Led by Sarah Tochiki and her crew of four adult leaders including Toma, Mike Odo, and Dante Dolor, the KAIF also earned third place in the Holiday Bowl field ...

He also served for eight years on the Kauai County Council and was the former director of the state Office of Environmental Quality Control. He serves presently in a volunteer capacity as board president of the Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action (HAPA) and is executive director of the Pono Hawaii ...
A dog was found roaming near the body of a woman found after a Kauai brush fire. (Image: Kauai County). HANAPEPE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -. Kauai police are investigating after a woman was found dead after a brush fire in Hanapepe on Sunday. The brush fire happened about 5:30 p.m. near mile ...
The new year is a good time to make resolutions and plan for positive change, both personally and as a community. By addressing important issues that need attention, the island of Kauai can benefit from planning its own resolutions for 2018. Mason Chock, planning chairman for the Kauai County Council, ...
The group was also visited by Lenny Rapozo, representing Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.; Kauai County Council Chair Mel Rapozo; and Councilmembers JoAnn Yukimura and Derek Kawakami. Rizal is considered one of the greatest heroes in Filipino history, being credited as starting a revolution in the ...
The first committee meeting of the Kauai County Council is on Wednesday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers located in the Historic County Building. The first full council meeting is scheduled for Jan. 10. For a schedule of upcoming meetings or for current information related to the Kauai ...
Four Kauai parks will soon be off limits in the early evening to curb suspicious activities. Kauai county officials announced Wednesday the Lihue County Park; Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, parking lot and space near the Boys & Girls clubhouses; and the Historic County Building lawn will be closed ...
Not with the insignificant representation that Kauai County has in that Legislature. By the way, the GET is collected by the state. So the state tax office will have to calculate Kauai's portion of the GET that has been collected from businesses and corporations on Kauai. I wonder what percentage of that half ...
As of June 2016, the most recent data available, the system consisted of 135,178 members (67,377 active employees, 45,506 retirees and beneficiaries, and 22,295 non-vested members), according to Thomas Williams, ERS executive director, who spoke at the recent Kauai County Council Budget and ...
Allan Parachini's recent reporting about the overabundance of visitors and cars at Haena State Park has sparked a passionate discussion about too many visitors on Kauai. To the credit of the Kauai ...
Maui County had 22.5 percent of adults as heavy or binge drinkers, followed by Hawaii County, 21.7 percent; Kauai County, 20.9 percent, and ...
The County of Kauai, Office of the County Clerk and Kauai County Council, was recently awarded the 2017 Digital Achievement Award by ...
... designation by Chef Rey Montemayor who earned the amount by winning the chef's competition at the Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair.
The amount of taxes collected by Kauai County will decrease. Because the county's expenses will not decrease, taxes will have to be increased ...
Put the kauai county directors mayor prosecuting attorney judges and lawyers in these homeless settings! maybe they can learn what it is like to ...
Why is it we have only one woman currently serving on the Kauai County Council, and zero women declaring their intention or desire to run for ...
... opened due to, among other things, the issues on hand which the Hanalei Bay Resort has been notified for by the Kauai County Planning.
LIHUE — Five of the finest chefs on Kauai will be preparing specialty dishes for the first “Chefs on a Mission Dinner, A Taste of Kauai,” from 5 to ...
Kauai County Council Chair Mel Rapozo, Johnette Chun, Ed Kawamura Sr., Capt. Vinnie Johnson, County Councilmember Derek Kawakami, ...
Grand marshals for this year 's parade were Kauai Fire Chief Robert Westerman and Kauai County Council Chair Mel Rapozo. “It was an ...
On Wednesday, the county committee meeting began dialogue regarding the priorities for formulating the 2018 Kauai County Legislative ...
HANALEI — Mason Chock, County Council Planning Committee chair, said he was asked to look into a situation where a restaurateur was ...
Republican Party of Kauai County Chair Steve Yoder was invited to be among 30 Republicans meeting the president when he arrives at ...
Recent research on 30-day readmission rates for hospitals across the US found that Kauai County hospitals averaged the lowest 30-day ...
Kauai County officials reopened one lane of Kuhio Highway near Hanalei Bridge Wednesday night. Also, a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect ...
PRINCEVILLE — As Kauai County's Ocean Safety Bureau supervisor, Kalani Vierra is all about saving lives. But Friday morning, he was all ...
The Draft General Plan before the County Council provides an excellent answer to that question: ...
Kauai's Lenny Rapozo announced Thursday that he'll be entering the race for county mayor. Rapozo currently serves as the director of the ...
NOAA Fisheries, the U.S Coast Guard, Kauai County Fire and Police Departments and the DLNR Divisions of Aquatic Resources (DAR) and ...
KAPAA — “Drug Addiction 101,” a community meeting, will be held at Kapaa Missionary Church from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK. 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie ...
As part of its annual auction, the county is selling off dozens of vehicles, equipment, office furniture, even personal watercraft. Items are offered ...
LIHUE — Of the more than 100 people that attended the Kauai County Council's General Plan Update hearing Wednesday, it was the voices of ...
... and educate the public about the history and cultures of Kauai County, with the hopes readers will understand why we should be supported.


 

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