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Free bus rides offered during Tropic Care

LIHU‘E — The county Transportation Agency’s The Kaua‘i Bus announced free bus service during Tropic Care from Monday to Monday, June 13 to 20.

“We are excited to partner with the Kaua‘i District Health Office and the Innovative Readiness Training — (state) Department of Defense,” said Mayor Derek Kawakami.

“During Tropic Care, the county will offer free bus rides, including paratransit and fixed-route services. I encourage everyone to take advantage of this tremendous opportunity to obtain health care services at no cost,” said Kawakami.

The eight-day event will include free physical exams, eye exams, dental exams, fillings and extractions. No ID or insurance is needed for these services.

Tropic Care services will be available at ‘Ele‘ele School, Kaua‘i Community College and Kapa‘a Middle School.

Mobile clinics will be held at Kilauea School from Monday to Wednesday, June 13 to June 15, and Waimea Easter Seals on Friday, Saturday and Monday, June 17, 18 and 20.

The clinics will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. On Sunday and Monday, June 19 and June 20, all clinics will close at noon.

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Anyone needing an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation due to a disability should contact the state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office at 808-241-3495 at least seven days in advance. Requests made as early as possible will allow adequate time to fulfill them. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille and electronic copy.

To view all bus schedules, visit For more information on The Kaua‘i Bus, call 808-246-8110, visit the Transportation Agency’s website,, or visit The Kaua‘i Bus Facebook page at
Source: The Garden Island

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