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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Limited service at Kauai driver's license office Wednesday


The Garden Island

Only written tests will be offered at the Kauaši County Driverĺs License Division tWednesday, from 3 to 4 p.m., to allow for the installation of a new identification system. No permits or licenses will be processed during the installation.

Normal operations are expected to resume Thursday.
The licensing office is at 4444 Rice St. in L´huše.
The new ID system, which utilizes biometrics, is being installed throughout the state to comply with a U.S. Department of Homeland Security mandate.
The system is designed to integrate fingerprint matching and facial recognition technologies in order to enhance state and national security and reduce identity theft.
For more information, contact the Driverĺs License Division at 241-4242.