Then-Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. reacts at the untying of the symbolic maile lei on Rice Street in late 2018, celebrating the receipt of a $15.1 million U.S. Dept. of Transportation TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant for the Lihu‘e Town Core Mobility and Revitalization Project. From left are Meesa Otani of the Federal Highways Administration, state Rep. Nadine Nakamura, Carvalho, Larry Dill of the state Department of Transportation, Milissa Ceria of Kiewit Construction and then-U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard.
LIHU‘E — The County of Kaua‘i and state of Hawai‘i are creating a Lihu‘e Civic Center Mobility Plan. The plan seeks to improve transportation options and accessibility around the town core.