Tag: Kauai

Who Disciplines the Chief of Police in Kaua`i?

There is nothing in the charter or Kaua`i County Code — or for that matter state law — regarding who has the authority to discipline or suspend the chief. This means that the county council can actually pass an ordinance regardless of whether the charter defines a specific power of the mayor or not.

Kaua`i Island Utilities “Co-Op” Is Not a Cooperative

It gets harder and harder each year to get excited– make that “involved”, since we left “excited” behind years ago– in the election of board members of Kaua`i Island Utilities “Co-op” (KIUC).
Note the word co-op in quotes.
Every year it’s the …

High Surf Advisory for Hawaiian Islands

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for exposed north and west facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, and Maui.
A strong low pressure system in the western north pacific has generated a large …

Wind Advisory for Hawaiian Islands, Showers Possible Leeward

NWS Bulletin — The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind Advisory for the north and eastern sections of Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, and Maui, effective until 6pm Tuesday.
A cold front northwest of Kauai will lead to gusty southerly …