KBR is seen as the leading advocate for private property rights and real property ownership.

         June 12, 2017
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Representative Nadine Nakamura addressing the Kaua`i Women's Caucus at the Kapa`a Neighborhood Center last Friday.

Included in questions of concern Rep. Nakamura spoke on:
Homeless, Gender Equality, Environment, Paid sick leave, Services for Seniors 
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The District 14  Representative achieved success this past legislative session with the passage of SB655 which she introduced. 
*See State Bills Below
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Kaua`i Habitat continues to provide families with Affordable Housing. 107 Homes are being built in the Ele`ele Iluna Subdivision!

 Executive Director Stephen Spears addresses members of the North Shore community including several Realtor Volunteers who attended a Fundraising event last week.

Look forward to a volunteer workday coming soon.

Contact: Kauaihabitat.org
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Planning Commission 
  General Plan Update 
  Tuesday May 23, 2017   

The Departmental Draft (May 23, 2017) incorporates revisions from Supplemental Reports 1,2,4&5  
 
 
Please Send Testimony to: plankauai@kauai.gov 
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State Bills

Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to assist and provide supplemental funds to the National Wildlife Research Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to research the adverse effects of the Rose-Ringed Parakeet on Kaua`i and develop and begin implementation of a control plan to reduce the negative impacts.
"This bird is considered to be one of the most significant agricultural pests of important food crops."

Other Bills awaiting the Governor's signature are:

Relating to National Flood Insurance Program compliance

HB50, HD3, SD2  
 
  This Bill will allow the establisment of Appraisal Management Company in Hawai'i.

HB606, HD2, SD2, CD1  
Authorizes the counties, through their employees or authorized agents, to enter private property to control or eradicate invasive species and pests.

 
Requires upgrade, conversion, or sewer connection of all cesspools in the State before 2050 unless exempted. Broadens eligibility criteria for tax credit to offset costs. Requires the Department of Health to investigate existing cesspools, assess incentive programs, and report to the Legislature.  
 

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Visit RiceStreetKauai.com for the latest on the Lihu`e Town Core Revitalization
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County Council Meeting
 June 14, 2017 8:30 A.M. 
OR SOON THEREAFTER 
COUNCIL CHAMBERS HISTORIC COUNTY BUILDING
 4396 RICE STREET, SUITE 201 
LĪHU'E, KAUA'I, HAWAI'I 96766

 AGENDA

Council has deferred to July 5, 2017
Additional Rental Unit (ARU)
 Concern expressed by Council Member Kagawa - How to encourage non-compliant structures to become legal.

Kaua'i County Council 2016-2018

                                  
                                Mel RAPOZO Chair                                   Ross K.KAGAWA  Vice Chair
    Arthur BRUN  

**Click on individual Councilmember for additional information.**

                    Submit Council Testimony Here


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ONLY TWO WEEKS LEFT!
June is Here!!!  Immediate Action Needed!!!
 ADU  RECERTIFICATION
on Other Than Residentially Zoned Lots

                     KBR has sent out written notification to property owners.

                        Deadline for Recertification is extended to June 30, 2017
                              
                                     or call 241-4050 for more information.

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Text  Realtor  to  30644  to receive a Call to Action from NAR on Issues that impact you and your clients.


 Questions or Comments Contact: 
Chad Deal (RB) Government Affairs Director
808.482.0338

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