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Kauai Libraries Resume Public Computer Time

Beginning Monday, September 14th, the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) will resume access to public computers at all Kauai branches. Patrons will have access […]

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Time is running out! Respond by Sept. 30th

BE COUNTED! Census data determines: Distribution of more than $675 billion in federal funding each year Your representation in Congress Community initiatives and more How […]

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Election 2020

In early August, Hawaii saw a record high turnout as over 400,000 people voted by mail in the Primary Election. Now it’s time to get […]

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