Kauai police part of drug drop-box program

Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin announced Monday, with members of state, county and federal agencies, a major statewide collaboration to ensure a more convenient way for the public to drop off unused prescription drugs at designated police stations across the state.

Applicants for FEMA aid can appeal decision

Kauai County and the City and County of Honolulu residents who have registered with Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance have the right to appeal any of the agency’s decisions made about their eligibility or the assistance they received.

Legal aid hotline set up for victims of natural disasters

A toll-free legal aid hotline is available to survivors of Hawaii two recent disasters: the Kilauea volcano eruption on the Big Island, and flooding and landslides in Kauai County and the City and County of Honolulu following epic rains in mid-April.

Hanapepe mural celebrates olelo Hawaii

The mural is finally complete. Almost. “This is a wall for the Kauai community,” said Cynthia Dazzi, manager of the Restore facility at Kauai Habitat for Humanity, housed in the Hanapepe building that now offers a work of art facing Kaumualii Highway.

SBA disaster loan centers to close

Director Tanya Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced Friday that SBA will close its Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Honolulu and Kauai counties.

County rental assistance applications to be taken

The Kauai County Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program will be accepting applications for its Section 8 HCV waiting list this week, during the open period from 8 a.m. on Wednesday to 3 p.m. on Friday.