A bill aimed at allowing homeowners to build small rental units on their land in order to help meet an affordable housing shortage was deferred to the end of February during a Kauai County committee meeting Wednesday.
A shortage of rental housing on Kauai will be addressed by a county committee this morning. The committee will consider adding a new article to the Lihue planning code that will encourage and accommodate the construction of additional rental units in Lihue.
The state Department of Public Safety is looking for a few good men and women. It recently announced open recruitment for adult corrections officers. There are two positions open on Kauai, said DPS spokesperson Toni Schwartz. The salary for an entry level ACO is $4,048 per month.
Supporting Kauai’s abused and neglected kids through the healing process is the reason the Children’s Justice Center exists. Nationwide, one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually assaulted before they reach the age of 18, according to statistics provided by agency officials.