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All Hawai‘i Stands with Lahaina to Uphold Water Protections

Community leaders from across the pae ‘āina o Hawai‘i nei are speaking up in support of the Water Commission taking decisive action to reinstate the ousted Deputy Director of the Water Commission, Kaleo Manuel, and…

Community sues DLNR over West Kaua’i Energy Project

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Community sues DLNR over West Kaua’i Energy Project

Pōʻai Wai Ola and Nā Kiaʻi Kai call the “midnight rubberstamp” a violation of Hawaiʻi’s protections for streams and the environment On February 6, 2023, kalo farmers and subsistence fishers from West Kauaʻi filed suit…

Submit Comments, Demand EIS for West Kauaʻi Energy Project

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Submit Comments, Demand EIS for West Kauaʻi Energy Project

Please join West Kauaʻi in demanding an Environmental Impact Statement on KIUC’s new plan for hydro-electric facilities on Waimea River. Take Action Now! Submit comments! Email: Lauren.E.Yasaka(at)hawaii.gov Deadline: October 10, 2022 Read Environmental Assessment  …

Restoring Kawela Stream on Molokaʻi

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Restoring Kawela Stream on Molokaʻi

Residents hui-ed up to form Molokaʻi Nō Ka Heke (which translates roughly as “Molokaʻi mo’ bettah”), and in July 2019, they, represented by nonprofit law firm Earthjustice, formally requested the Hawaiʻi Commission on Water Resources…

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Maui Komohana Protected!

Aia i hea ka wai a Kāne? Where is the water of Kāne? On Maui, kamaʻāina might point to Mauna Kahālāwai, the “holding house of water,” also known as the West Maui Mountains and one…

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