Da Shadow: Foul odors in Waimea

w Editor’s note: Old-timers might still remember the introduction from “The Shadow” radio program: “Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!” 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.

Vacant county position

The surveyor position at the Department of Public Works has been vacant for approximately four to five years. When does the Administration plan to fill this position?

The Department of Public Works welcomes all applicants to inquire about the position with the County of Kauai’s Human Resources Department.

Waimea police substation

What efforts are being taken to address the severe gas and sewer odors in this area?

The Department of Public Works inspected the area on Wednesday and were unable to find an issue. However, a manhole will be inserted if further complaints are made.


Are there plans to repair the roadway along the Kalapaki Beach seawall?

The County of Kauai will research into this matter.


Jerome Freitas can be reached at theshadow96751@gmail.com or 635-3528. Visit his website at http://theshadow96746.tripod.com.


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