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Friday 10/02/2015
Lisa Arin to announce her bid

LIHUE — Former deputy prosecutor Lisa Arin will officially announce her bid for the office of Kauai’s Prosecuting Attorney in the 2016 election Tuesday.

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Thursday 10/01/2015
Candidates named for native government

LIHUE — Five candidates from Kauai County have been cleared to campaign in an upcoming private election for Native Hawaiian self-governance.

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Friday 09/25/2015
Case: DLNR faces many challenges

Suzanne Case is in charge of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, which has jurisdiction of nearly 1.3 million acres of state lands, beaches and coastal waters, as well as 750 miles of coastline.

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Planning Department looks for input on future developments

LIHUE — The Planning Department is updating the general plan, a comprehensive, long-range document that serves as a guide for future land use and planning decisions on Kauai.

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Oahu rep to visit Kauai

State House Rep. Andria Tupola will be at Lihue United Church Parish Hall, 4340 Nawiliwili Road 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

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Thursday 09/24/2015
County auction scheduled to begin Oct. 1

LIHUE – County officials announced that the annual vehicle and equipment auction will begin on Thursday, Oct. 1.

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Thursday 09/03/2015
Term limits stand

LIHUE — Term limits for councilmembers will stay in place.

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Friday 08/28/2015
Capitol Update

LIHUE — President Obama recently personally asked U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz to vote in favor of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

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Friday 08/21/2015
Support for term extension limited

LIHUE — Council Vice-Chair Ross Kagawa expects to come up one vote short in his quest to repeal term limits.

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Barking dog repeal stands

LIHUE — Mayor Bernard Carvalho, Jr. returned a bill to repeal Kauai’s barking dog ordinance to the County Council on Thursday, unsigned.

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Thursday 08/20/2015
Tulsi talks story

LIHUE — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard was the featured speaker at the Kauai Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday.

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Friday 08/14/2015
DOH investigates Hanalei Transfer Station

PRINCEVILLE — An investigation is being launched by the Department of Health to determine if the Kauai County Hanalei Transfer Station is properly managing its stormwater containment areas, officials from the DOH confirmed with The Garden Island Wednesday.

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Thursday 08/13/2015
Talking about noise

LIHUE — One week after the Kauai County Council voted 4 to 3 to repeal the island’s barking dog ordinance, Council Chair Mel Rapozo made good on his promise to start a discussion about possibly replacing it with a comprehensive noise ordinance.

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Sunday 08/09/2015
Opaekaa, Lydgate heiaus

Editor’s note: Jerome Freitas, a retired state Department of Transportation worker who is now better known as Da Shadow, since 2004 has been meeting with government representatives about problems he has discovered or that have been reported to him, and reporting the county’s responses.

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Friday 08/07/2015
$40M slated for capital projects

KAPAA — Micahel Searle, visiting from Florida, remembers Mailihuna Road.

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Voters won’t decide Open Space fund

LIHUE — Councilman Gary Hooser came up empty Wednesday in his attempt to increase the amount of money that is set aside for the Open Space fund.

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Thursday 08/06/2015
Barking dog rule repealed

LIHUE — The Kauai County Council on Wednesday voted to repeal the county’s barking dog ordinance, which provides penalties for dog owners who fail to keep their animals quiet.

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KHS audit approved

LIHUE — Kauai County Council Chair Mel Rapozo’s plan to require an audit of the Kauai Humane Society was unanimously approved on Wednesday.

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Friday 07/31/2015
Hawaii to get $14M for affordable housing

The federal government is awarding $14 million in grants to address homelessness and to support housing for low and moderate-income people.

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Friday 07/24/2015
Gabbard calls for GMO labels

LIHUE — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard on Thursday went to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to speak against legislation that blocks local attempts to require mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically engineered ingredients.

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