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Kauai Residents Want Next County Budget To Address Housing, Disaster Preparedness, Environment Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2024

Kauai Residents Want Next County Budget To Address Housing, Disaster Preparedness, Environment

The public can weigh in on county spending priorities at six listening sessions scheduled islandwide through early March.

Kauai County Councilman Is Put On Leave From State Teaching Job Courtesy: Billy DeCosta

Kauai County Councilman Is Put On Leave From State Teaching Job

Billy DeCosta also received a threat this week at his council office, but it's unclear if there's any connection.

Honolulu Police Turn To Popular Content Creator To Help Draw More Recruits Screenshot/HPD

Honolulu Police Turn To Popular Content Creator To Help Draw More Recruits

HPD has started a $23,000 collaboration with Kauai comedian Zavier Cummings to produce recruitment videos.

Cost Increases And Lawsuits Have Jeopardized West Kauai Energy Project Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2023

Cost Increases And Lawsuits Have Jeopardized West Kauai Energy Project

The local utility co-op says it has halted development of the hydroelectric portion of the project.

Kauai Estate To Close 3 Illegal Cesspools Courtesy: Health Department

Kauai Estate To Close 3 Illegal Cesspools

The Kukuiolono Park Trust Estate will also pay a $58,000 penalty to the EPA.

DOH Cancels Upcoming Ambulance Contracts In Kauai And Maui Counties Allan Parachini/Civil Beat/2020

DOH Cancels Upcoming Ambulance Contracts In Kauai And Maui Counties

The state’s current contract will be extended as a new procurement process begins.

Hawaii’s Ag Corp. Is Putting Up Remainder Of Its Land For Lease Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii’s Ag Corp. Is Putting Up Remainder Of Its Land For Lease

The corporation said the move signaled a new era of transparency for the agency.

Hawaii To Battle Invasive Beetle By Restricting Plant Material Shipments David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Hawaii To Battle Invasive Beetle By Restricting Plant Material Shipments

In addition to the state's interim rules, drones are being used to drop pesticides.

Lawsuit Accuses Kauai Chief Judge Of Sexually Harassing His Assistant Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Lawsuit Accuses Kauai Chief Judge Of Sexually Harassing His Assistant

The Hawaii Judiciary prohibits unwanted hugging, which the assistant alleges Chief Judge Randal Valenciano did in a "sexualized" manner numerous times.

Hawaii Replaces Maui And Kauai Ambulance Company With One That Has A Questionable Record Allan Parachini/Civil Beat/2020

Hawaii Replaces Maui And Kauai Ambulance Company With One That Has A Questionable Record

Paramedics and EMTs say the Hawaii Department of Health has lowered care standards for Maui and Kauai.