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A 19-year veteran of the police department, Barry DeBlake was arrested while on duty following an incident that left a 29-year-old woman injured.
Kauai County forged a similar partnership with the vacation rental platform Vrbo last week. The deals are expected to help the county to enforce vacation rental rules.
The partnership between the county and the travel platform is expected to help oust illegal listings from the Vrbo website.
Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami’s decisive handling of the COVID-19 pandemic — and the Garden Isle’s relatively low disease infection count — has won him praise locally and statewide.
In a letter to Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami, Grove Farm President and CEO Warren Haruki said he is disappointed that the original vision for the facility “was not given a chance to succeed.”
An adult male resident received a positive test result for COVID-19 on Thursday, according to Kauai health officials.
The state is seeking a $650,000 federal grant to set up a pilot program for using medication-assisted treatment to address drug dependency in corrections facilities statewide.
Kauai’s police chief is encouraging officers to attend protests and have candid conversations with citizens — and each other.
The director of Hope Treatment Services said the county broke his contract to provide inpatient drug treatment to youth because it couldn’t obtain a license to operate fast enough.