Energy & Environment

Accomplishments

(1st Term)

Recognized and adopted consideration of energy and environmental issues in the County’s daily business, including:

  1. Addressed Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, and Cultural Resource Protection in the award-winning West Kauaʻi Community Plan.
  2. Extended life of Kekaha Landfill by 3-to-5 years.
  3. Implemented a new policy banning government funds for purchase of disposable plastics.
  4. Executed a new ordinance restricting polystyrene foam food service containers.

LOOKING FORWARD

(2nd Term)
Indentify and promote long-term solutions and investments that are in harmony with our environment, the realities of sea-level rise, and climate change, including:

  1. Waste management technologies that minimize the need for landfills and emphasize waste conversion and recycling.
  2. Infrastructure expansions (e.g., waste water treatment).

Other ISSUES

THE ISSUES

We stay true to our driving vision: “Honoring Our Past, Building Our Future,” and remain focused on our core RISE initiative goals: Responsive Service; Integrity; Solidarity; and Excellence.

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