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Sunday, September 02, 2018
Kauai Cash Grab: Long wait for Homeowners Property Tax Exemption
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 813 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, Taxes

...How long do you think it takes between buying a home on Kauai and having the “home exemption” effective for real property tax there?....

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Hanalei: New Flooding Sets back Kuhio Hwy Repairs
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 4042 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii State Government

...Flooding August 27 and 28 inundated Kuhio Highway at Hanalei Bridge and between the Waikoko and Wainiha checkpoints....

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Kauai: Illegal Alien Felon Gets 30 Months, Another Deportation
By News Release @ 3:44 PM :: 1332 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement

...at that time of his arrest in 2017, Salas-Cruz illegally possessed three firearms, including a 12 gauge shotgun and two pistols, and numerous rounds of ammunition....

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Lehua Island: No New Rat Attacks Since 2017
By News Release @ 12:52 AM :: 624 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...Lehua Island supports tens of thousands of seabirds of which a significant percentage of eggs, chicks, and adults were preyed upon by rats annually....

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Seeking Applicants for Independent Grand Jury Counsel – Fifth Circuit (Kauai)
By News Release @ 2:38 PM :: 606 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

...If you are interested in being considered for a one-year appointment, please submit a resume by November 02, 2018....

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Friday, July 27, 2018
Kauai Inequality More Than Double The Rest of Hawaii
By News Release @ 12:27 AM :: 1227 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics

...Kauai County is the most unequal county in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
KIUC Paying $3.2 Million to Co-op Members
By News Release @ 8:28 PM :: 715 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

...“We had excellent financial results in 2017, which allows us to exercise one of the fundamental benefits of being a not-for-profit cooperative that is owned by the members it serves,” stated Allan Smith, Chairman of the KIUC Board of Directors....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Popular science news website promotes pesticide conspiracy theory
By Selected News Articles @ 1:40 AM :: 962 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

...Was the "secret cocktail" being sprayed from black helicopters?....

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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Trump OKs federal aid for Oahu and Kauai victims of April floods
By News Release @ 9:42 AM :: 702 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County

...Gov. Ige submitted the request for reconsideration on June 13. It was based on the identification of additional damages resulting from the disaster....

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Saturday, June 16, 2018
​OHA to host flood relief outreach events on Kauai
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 834 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 :: 1177 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 :: 851 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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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Kauai, Oahu Floods: Ige Asks FEMA to Reconsider Individual Assistance
By News Release @ 8:56 PM :: 524 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County, Hawaii State Government

...Of the 187 homes destroyed or severely damaged, 109 were owner-occupied....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
Kauai Fifth Circuit Seeking Per Diem District/Family Court Judge
By News Release @ 8:57 PM :: 1085 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 :: 785 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 :: 1684 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 :: 1225 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 :: 1973 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 :: 1383 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 :: 1858 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 :: 1396 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 :: 1523 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 :: 1183 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 :: 2456 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 :: 1710 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 :: 2777 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 :: 1474 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 :: 2810 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 :: 2128 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 :: 3428 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 :: 1707 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 :: 1865 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 :: 1720 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 :: 1613 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 :: 1689 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 :: 2317 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 :: 2192 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 :: 2052 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 :: 2535 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 :: 3614 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 :: 1836 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 :: 3159 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 :: 2878 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 :: 3216 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 :: 1535 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 :: 2344 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 :: 2452 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 :: 3179 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 :: 4488 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 :: 2317 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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