Kauai News & Information
Portions of Kekaha will be closed on Oct. 22 to allow Maui Kupono Builders to conduct road reconstruction work
Inter-county travelers arriving in Kaua‘i and Maui may now bypass the 14-day quarantine if they take a COVID-19 test no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and receive a negative result.
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 96 new cases of coronavirus Saturday, bringing the adjusted statewide total to 13,949 since the pandemic began.
One new COVID-19 case was confirmed in Kaua‘i County and another probable case is pending laboratory results, officials announced this morning.
The US Coast Guard and Ocean Safety crews rescued three mariners from an overturned vessel off the south of O‘ahu, Friday.
Nearly 700 passengers were screened through the state’s pre-travel testing coronavirus program at Līhu‘e Airport on Thursday.
Kaua‘i County will be providing free post-arrival COVID-19 tests for Kaua‘i residents who travel out of state and receive a quarantine exemption via the state’s Safe Travels pre-testing program.
Hawai‘i Department of Transportation announced road and lane closures for Oct. 17-23.
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 89 new cases of coronavirus Friday, bringing the adjusted statewide total to 13,853 since the pandemic began. One additional fatality was also reported.
Hawai‘i Department of Transportation announced weekend lane closures for Oct. 16-18.
The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) is asking for the public’s help in locating a Kekaha man, as he is a suspect in an alleged assault case.
The card can only be used for food and non-alcoholic beverage purchases. The card will not be accepted at grocery or convenience stores or for grab-and-go prepared meals.
The Hawai‘i Department of Health Clean Air Branch issued Notices and Finding of Violation and Orders (NOVOs) against a greenwaste disposal service and a local mortuary.
The statewide total is now 13,674 cases since the pandemic began.
The governor said he is also exploring a pre-travel testing program with Japan and will be speaking with Japanese authorities about the process Tuesday afternoon.
Another four COVID-related deaths were also reported Tuesday, three on O‘ahu and one on Maui.
First Hawaiian Bank (FHB) will reopen four additional branches next week – two branches on Hawai‘i Island and one each on Maui and Kaua‘i – that were temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami continues to await the governor’s decision on his proposed four-tiered system for responding to COVID-19 when trans-pacific travel reopens this week.
Kaua‘i United Way (KUW) held its first Golf Ball Drop Sunday, raising more than $35,000 and giving out thousands of dollars worth of prizes.
An injured hiker found near Makaleha Falls in Kapa‘a was airlifted to the hospital on Sunday afternoon.
A structure fire that broke out in Kapa‘a on Sunday and left one person displaced. No injuries were reported.
The Hawai‘i Department of Health on Monday reported 42 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 953.
The statewide case total is now 13,472 since the pandemic began.
The Department of Water (DOW) announces a water service shutdown scheduled for customers in Wainiha on Monday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Gov. David Ige is set to sign off on Hawai‘i County’s proposal to test arriving trans-pacific travelers for COVID-19 at the airport when they land in Kona.
The Kaua‘i County mayor continues to await Gov. David Ige’s decision on the county’s proposed four-tiered system for responding to COVID-19 when trans-pacific travel reopens next week.
The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 73 new cases of coronavirus Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 13,371 since the pandemic began. Two new COVID-related fatalities were also added to the state’s official death toll.
Hawaiian Airlines will be temporarily suspending ‘Ohana by Hawaiian passenger and cargo services effective Nov. 1 due to the low travel demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine restrictions.
Hawai‘i Department of Transportation announced weekend road and lane closures for Oct. 10-16.
The Hawai’i Department of Health on Friday reported 155 new cases of coronavirus, pushing the statewide total to 13,300 confirmed cases since the pandemic began.