KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kauai residents will experience an 11.2 percent water rate increase July 1. It's the third of four increases to pay for upgrades to the island's aging water system.
The average customer who uses 7,500 gallons a month will pay an additional $3.65.
If you want to voice your opinion, public hearings will begin Tuesday June 25 in Lihue.
The meetings will be held from 6-8 p.m.:
Tuesday, June 25 Līhu'e Neighborhood Center
Thursday, June 27 Kapa'a Neighborhood Center
Friday, June 28 Kōloa Neighborhood Center
Sunday, June 30 Kīlauea Neighborhood Center
Tuesday, July 2 Kalāheo Neighborhood Center
Wednesday, July 3 Hanapēpē Neighborhood Center
Friday, July 5 Waimea Neighborhood Center