Economic Resilience Story

County of Kauai Economic Relief and Recovery Efforts

Since COVID-19 first began to impact Kauai in March of 2020, the County of Kauai has launched several programs and resources to support the financial needs of residents and business owners. These economic relief and recovery efforts are summarized below. You can select a program to learn more about its impact on Kauai.

State and Federal Economic Relief:

In addition to these efforts launched at the County level, several State and Federal programs supported Kauai businesses and residents with economic relief in 2020.

Economic Resilience and Diversification Efforts


As we move forward from Economic Recovery and plan for Economic Resilience and Diversification, we are guided by the recommendations from the Kauai County General Plan, Kauai Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and the Kauai Economic Recovery Strategy Team (KERST). Some of the goals and recommendations from these reports that we are pursuing for 2021 are listed below:

Kauai County General Plan
 Kauai Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)
Kauai Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Appendix
Kauai Economic Recovery Strategy Team (KERST) Recommendations
A Feminist Economic Recovery Plan for COVID-19
Kauai Destination Management Action Plan


Small Business: