Transportation Agency to hold hearing on bus stop rules

Transportation Agency to hold public hearing regarding bus stop rules

LIHUE — The County of Kauai Transportation Agency is holding a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed rules and regulations regarding county bus stops.

The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Jan. 12 at the Transportation Agency Conference Room on 3220 Hoolako St.

People can present testimony at the hearing. Late written comments will also be accepted by the agency up to seven days after the close of the public hearing in cases where the executive on transportation does not take action on the same day the hearing was held.

Written comments can be submitted to the County of Kauai Transportation Agency, Attn: Celia Mahikoa, 3220 Hoolako St., Lihue, HI 96766 or emailed to

  1. Charlie chimknee December 25, 2017 8:11 am Reply

    It would seem obvious that the Kapa’a Neighborhood Center Bus Stop is only suitable for 3 “not large” people. It is just so tiny.

    2 Tutu to sit and 1 maybe 2 keiki to stand; but not on a rainy day as the roof is so small it must have been fthe abled Menehune who built it.

    Why not replace it with a bigger open air thatched roof hale as a remembrance of the Culture Maole that did so well living in Harmony with God’s environment here on Kauai for over a thousand years.

    And put the chairs/benches in the central area out of the rain.

    And more obvious and reasonable and the right thing is that a Bus Stop should not used as a free permanent residence with all attendant sanitary and hygienic facilities as well as clean food preparation LACKING, resulting in potential disease entities to be present from the lack of those facilities or failed use of same by an individual.

    People dropping off food is like feeding a dog on a leash that is unable to barely walk across the street.

    Anyone who sits 24 hours a day in and after “discovering” a bus stop, after arriving on Island like a drifting comet and takes the bus from the airport and lands at the Kapa’a Neighborhood Center micro bus stop and decides to make that stop their home for the rest of their life sitting on the only bench availablê like they own what taxpayers pay for is an arrogance mixed with a need for civilized shelter and sanitation and hygiene access that does not risk disease, nor should anyone urinate or defecate in a bag on a daily basis at the bus stop nor feed their leftover food to a gang of chickens who defecate there too making a simple bus stop Disgusting and unsanitary.

    People that live in bus stops need safe sanitary shelter why aren’t the authorities doing something to help this woman before she dies there from the elements and be a disgrace to the community for allowing such an odd unsafe and now unclean place to make a home.

    She appears elderly, doesn’t she deserve being safe…she’s someone’s daughter and maybe someone’s mother. How rude of the authorities, is she a victim if discrimination?

    Charlie at the Bus Stop

    1. Sunrise_blue December 26, 2017 8:16 pm Reply


      I’m surprised, I usually get good service until today. I’m going to call your supervisor…? Aaah…!

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