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Sunday, July 14, 2024
Housing: "You gotta let the private sector do it"
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:20 PM :: 108 Views :: Kauai County, Development

"...if you really want things to change substantially, you gotta let the private sector do it, not the county be a developer, not the state be a developer....”

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Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Kauai Island of Retaliation: Year in Jail After Putin Dupe Passes Along ‘Threat’ from Schizophrenic
By Selected News Articles @ 10:23 PM :: 1243 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

... Cowden had made the entire incident about herself ....

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Saturday, June 22, 2024
Biden Approves Kauai Disaster Declaration
By News Release @ 5:06 AM :: 492 Views :: Kauai County

... affected by severe storms, flooding, and landslides from April 11 to April 14, 2024 ....

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Saturday, June 8, 2024
Hawaii County Council follows through on proposal to cut homeowner taxes
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:39 PM :: 646 Views :: Hawaii County , Kauai County, Maui County, Development, Taxes

... Despite the bill's timidity, passage of the bill was still a welcome move .... 

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Thursday, June 6, 2024
KIUC Continues to Lead State in 'Renewable' Generation
By News Release @ 4:01 PM :: 446 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

... Solar contributed 38.1% of KIUC’s generation in 2023. Almost one-third of the solar production came from members’ rooftop systems. Other renewables contributing in 2023 were hydropower (12%) and biomass (7.8%) ....

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Sunday, June 2, 2024
Kauai: Grassroot Legislative Wrapup
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:42 PM :: 869 Views :: Kauai County, Development, Hawaii State Government, Taxes, Cost of Living

... It was mostly a good year for Hawaii at the 2024 Legislature, and policy experts from Grassroot will explain how that came to be ....

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Friday, May 31, 2024
Tourism-related property tax hike a threat to Kauai economy
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:46 PM :: 982 Views :: Kauai County, Small Business, Taxes, Tourism

... a $3.49 million tax increase on hotels and resorts and a $4.15 million increase on vacation rentals ....

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Thursday, May 30, 2024
DLNR: No Evidence Cruise Ships too Close to Na Pali Coast
By News Release @ 3:28 PM :: 826 Views :: Kauai County, Tourism

... The cruise line elected to include Nāpali Coast sailings after being unable to make port calls at Lahaina due to last year’s wildfires ....

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Sunday, May 26, 2024
Targeting scapegoats affects us all
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:21 AM :: 747 Views :: Kauai County, Small Business, Taxes, Tourism

... One of the most persistent myths in Hawaii politics is that you can target a single group with a tax hike and not affect anyone else ....

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Saturday, May 25, 2024
DoH Awards Ambulance Contract for Maui, Kauai
By News Release @ 3:41 AM :: 739 Views :: Kauai County, Maui County, Health Care

... Hawai‘i State Department of Health awards ground ambulance contracts to American Medical Response ....

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Navy, NASA Begin Process to Renew Barking Sands Lease
By News Release @ 11:36 PM :: 154 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Military

... Navy’s and NASA’s proposal to retain the use of 8,348 acres and 23 acres, respectively, of State lands presently utilized pursuant to leases and easements on Kauai ....

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Saturday, April 13, 2024
DOH announces new RFPs for ground ambulance services for Kaua‘i and Maui Counties
By News Release @ 10:40 PM :: 1053 Views :: Kauai County, Maui County

... replacing the RFPs that were canceled on Oct. 23, 2023, after concerns were raised ....

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Thursday, March 28, 2024
Criminal Escapes Kauai Jail, Dead After Run Over by Car 
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 2902 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement

... The driver of the vehicle failed to stop to render aid and was last seen making a U-turn toward Kapa‘a ....

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Friday, March 8, 2024
Audit: 100% FEMA Fail on Kauai Disaster Procurement
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 1808 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics

... projects seeking FEMA reimbursement could be subject to an Office of the Inspector General’s (“OIG”) audit ....

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Sunday, February 4, 2024
Kauai: Tourism Industry Scores Another Big Win Over Agriculture
By News Release @ 12:45 PM :: 1658 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, Tourism

... To prevent tourists from seeing muddy water, West Kauai seed farms will be required to get federal NPIDES permits ....

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Kauai: Eco Lawyers Block Green Energy Project
By News Release @ 10:01 PM :: 1679 Views :: Kauai County, Energy, Environment

... Delays caused by lawsuits filed by Earthjustice have resulted in critical project deadlines being missed ....

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Thursday, November 30, 2023
Kauai: 8% Electric Rate Hike for KIUC
By News Release @ 5:52 PM :: 1519 Views :: Kauai County, Energy, Cost of Living

... This is only the second time in KIUC’s 20-year history – and the first time in 12 years – that a rate increase was sought ....

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Friday, November 17, 2023
Former Kauai PD Employee gets Jail for Embezzlement
By News Release @ 5:19 PM :: 1717 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics

... Hiranaka repaid the State of Hawaiʻi $75,633.25 in restitution ....

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Friday, November 17, 2023
Hawaii job count increases by 6,600
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 PM :: 1535 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... unemployment on Maui Island stands at 7.4% ....

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Friday, November 17, 2023
Telling Evening News Anchors What to Say: Carpenters Union Wages War Against Affordable Modular Housing on Kauai
By News Release @ 4:59 AM :: 5562 Views :: Kauai County, Development, Labor, Cost of Living

... Were you fooled when the Carpenters Union pretended to end its opposition to panelized construction after the Lahaina Fires?  Sucker ....

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Saturday, November 11, 2023
Adjusting AMI for Kauai’s affordable rental program could backfire
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:23 AM :: 1788 Views :: Kauai County, Tax Credits, Taxes

... a sweeping reform of Kauai’s property tax system ....

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Saturday, October 28, 2023
Sterile Mosquitoes Released on Kauai
By News Release @ 3:32 PM :: 1915 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

... releasing incompatible male mosquitoes to try and stop the near-certain extinction of at least four species of Native Hawaiian honeycreepers ....

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Friday, October 27, 2023
​Grassroot testifies before county councils on housing, property tax relief, permitting
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:00 PM :: 1967 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Development, Land Use

... testimony to the Honolulu, Maui and Kauai county councils about measures that could increase the supply of housing ....

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Maui, Kauai Ambulance Procurement to be Re-Started
By News Release @ 4:02 PM :: 1611 Views :: Kauai County, Maui County

... following a protest by the incumbent service provider that was not selected, American Medical Response (AMR) ....

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Saturday, October 14, 2023
EA Finalized for Kauai Mosquito Eradication Program
By News Release @ 1:37 PM :: 1665 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

... IIT is a way to control insect pests, like mosquitoes, without using harmful chemicals ....

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Monday, October 2, 2023
Think small to help resolve Kaua‘i’s housing crisis
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:46 PM :: 1749 Views :: Kauai County, Development, Land Use

... allowing homebuilding on lot sizes smaller than currently allowed ....

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Thursday, September 21, 2023
Kauai homeowners could save $150 each from higher exemption
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:11 PM :: 1868 Views :: Kauai County, Taxes

... Bill 2901, Draft 1, which would increase the homeowner exemption by $60,000 and repeal miscellaneous property tax exemptions ....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
County Councils Consider Property Tax Exemptions for Seniors, Homeowners
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:55 PM :: 2463 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Tax Credits

... Bills on the move: Honolulu, Hawaii County, Kauai County ....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Kauai bills seek to expand property tax relief for affordable rentals
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:44 PM :: 2053 Views :: Kauai County, Tax Credits, Taxes, Cost of Living

... a new tax classification specifically for long-term “gap” rentals ....

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Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Kauai Birds Pushed to Edge of Extinction by Mosquito-borne Avian Malaria
By News Release @ 2:39 AM :: 2378 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, GMOs

... While conservation partners wait for final approval of a proposed mosquito birth control, also known as the Incompatible Insect Technique (IIT) ....

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Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Lack of Drivers: No Buses for 14 Schools on Oahu, Kauai
By News Release @ 3:22 AM :: 2535 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County, Education K-12

... The continuing shortage of qualified school bus drivers statewide will suspend bus transportation services at ten of Oʻahu’s 24 high schools and four schools on Kauaʻi when the new school year begins ....

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Thursday, July 6, 2023
Amber Jackson Murder Case Reopened 13 years later
By News Release @ 2:43 PM :: 2392 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement

... Kauai Police and outside agencies working on forensic evidence and DNA testing ....

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Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Feds Back Hawaii Sterile Mosquito Plan
By News Release @ 5:59 PM :: 2227 Views :: Kauai County, Maui County, Environment

... Implementing cutting-edge strategies to control and eradicate invasive mosquitoes that spread avian malaria, which has ravaged Hawaiian forest bird populations ....

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Saturday, June 24, 2023
Kauai: Sterile Mosquito Plan Released
By News Release @ 8:00 PM :: 2427 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

... draft environmental assessment for the use of Wolbachia-based incompatible male mosquitoes on the island of Kauaʻi to stop the spread of avian malaria ....

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Friday, June 16, 2023
Divide and Conquer: More Property Tax Tiers Means Higher Taxes
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:48 PM :: 2236 Views :: Kauai County, Taxes

... This situation has left the owners of many long-term rentals stuck with much higher tax bills ....

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Friday, June 9, 2023
DLNR: Haena State Park to be Model for State
By News Release @ 12:59 PM :: 2121 Views :: Kauai County, Tourism

... following the signing of a bill by Governor Josh Green, M.D., facilitating the continued community-based management of this 65-acre state park ....

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Friday, May 12, 2023
Overtime Violation: Feds Bust Kauai Cleaning Company Again
By News Release @ 2:30 PM :: 2216 Views :: Kauai County, Labor

... In a 2014 investigation, the division discovered the employer failed to pay overtime when required and recovered $33,612 ....

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Sunday, April 30, 2023
Property tax simplicity gains traction on Kauai
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:21 PM :: 2236 Views :: Kauai County, Taxes

... Making Hawaii’s county property tax systems more simple is the best way Hawaii’s counties can provide tax relief ....

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Thursday, April 20, 2023
Hawaii Federal Court Dismisses Meth Dealer's Challenge to COVID Emergency Proclamations
By News Release @ 10:52 PM :: 3245 Views :: Kauai County, COVID-19

... The Plaintiffs—a non-profit corporation called “For Our Rights” and five residents of Kauaʻi—sought monetary damages, claiming that Gov. Ige violated their due process rights ....

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Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Three scenarios for Kauai property tax relief
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:55 PM :: 2314 Views :: Kauai County, Taxes

... Resolution No. 2023-33 will establish the real property tax rates for fiscal 2024 ....

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Sovereignty Activist Sentenced--17 Years in Prison for Wire Fraud Schemes and Aggravated Identity Theft
By News Release @ 5:41 AM :: 3015 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics

... stealing money intended to provide scholarships to underprivileged students at Kamehameha Schools ....

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Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Unsolved Mysteries releases ‘Hawaiian Homicide’ podcast
By Video @ 6:40 PM :: 2546 Views :: Kauai County, Labor, Law Enforcement

... Information sought in the 2010 murder of HSTA employee Amber Jackson ....

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Saturday, March 11, 2023
Kouchi Thanks Green for Releasing Capital Improvement Project Funds for Kauai
By News Release @ 1:57 AM :: 2045 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, Hawaii State Government

... The Princeville Public Library will receive $2 million ... Kaua‘i High School will receive $1.5 million ....

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Monday, February 20, 2023
Bill 2891: Retroactive property tax credit for Kauai?
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:28 PM :: 1845 Views :: Kauai County, Taxes

... the proposed tax credit could be critical for some property owners who might otherwise have to increase the rents of their tenants ....

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Friday, February 17, 2023
Kauai Council: Oppose HB132, Eliminates Election Auditing
By News Release @ 9:38 PM :: 2387 Views :: Kauai County, Office of Elections

... Opponents of HB132/SB180 are encouraging the other Hawaii County Councils to follow Kauai's example ....

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Friday, February 17, 2023
Kauai District Judge Applicants Sought
By News Release @ 8:56 PM :: 1942 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

... Applications for consideration should be submitted by April 21, 2023 ....

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Eco Lawyers Head to Court to Block Kauai Hydro Project
By News Release @ 4:38 AM :: 2056 Views :: Kauai County, Energy, Environment

... call the “midnight rubber stamp” a violation of Hawaiʻi’s protections for streams and the environment ....

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Sunday, February 5, 2023
Kauai: F-22s Scramble to Intercept China Spy Balloon
By John Bond @ 8:22 PM :: 3487 Views :: Kauai County, Military

... 2022 saw a mysterious high-altitude balloon alert over Kauai....

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Thursday, February 2, 2023
Marine Debris Found in Stomach of Stranded Kauai Sperm Whale
By News Release @ 9:30 AM :: 1519 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

“...In addition to squid beaks, fish skeletons and other prey remains, we found at least six hagfish traps and we also found significant amounts of at least seven types of fishing net, at least two types of plastic bags, a light protector, fishing line and a float from a net...."

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
​Fifth Circuit Launches Small Claims Online Dispute Resolution Pilot
By News Release @ 5:58 PM :: 1831 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary, Small Business

... Beginning today, parties to certain small claims cases will be required to use TurboCourt, an online application, to file, negotiate, and attempt to resolve their small claims cases ....

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