2018 County Council Candidate Forums


Mock County Council Meeting 1
September 24 – 5:30-8:30pm
Kauai War Memorial Convention Center, Lihue
Focus: Growth Management & Future Land Use

Mock County Council Meeting 2
October 18 – 5:30-8:30pm
Porter Pavillion at Anaina Hou Community Park
Focus: Climate Change

FORUM 1 – KOLOA: Thursday, July 12, 6:00-8:30pm, Koloa Neighborhood Center
Hosted by: Koloa Community Association Forum
Focus: “Meeting the Basic Infrastructure Needs and Rights of the Residents of Kauai”

FORUM 2 – HANAPEPE-ELEELE: Wed, July 18, 6:00-8:30pm, Eleele Elementary School Cafeteria
Co-sponsoring partners: Hanapepe-Eleele Community Association and Hui Hana Pa’akai
Forum Focus: “A Focus on Improving the Quality of Life in Hanapepe-Eleele”

FORUM 3 – KILAUEA: Thur, July 26, 6:00-8:30pm, Anaina Hou Community Park Pavilion
Co-sponsors: ‘Aina Ho’okupu o Kilauea, Kilauea Neighborhood Association,Anaina Hou Community ParkForum
Focus: “Access to Affordable Housing for Residents”

FORUM 4 – ANAHOLA: Tue, July 31, 6:00-8:30pm, Anahola Clubhouse
Co-sponsoring partner: Surfrider Kaua`i & Ala Loa Ho`i Ho`i
Forum Focus: “Honoring the Local and Hawaiian Voice: Preserving our Natural Resources & Rural Way of Life”



  1. Attend the Organizational Meeting with 2018-2020 County Council in which they will publicly discuss the Chair, committees, public engagement, etc.  Monday, November 26, 3:30 pm, Council Chambers – Public testimony will be at the beginning of the meeting at 3:30pm
  2. Attend the Inauguration Meeting Monday, December 3, time TBD
  3. Submit written testimony to counciltestimony@kauai.gov