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Hawaii health officials say the diary, which was fined for spilling nearly 8 million gallons of wastewater this summer, is pumping out nearly 800,000 gallons in the latest incident.
An investigation found a Kauai district manager falsified documents to favor a contractor, improperly accepted gifts and could have faced 165 counts of state ethics violations.
The state’s top technology official, Todd Nacapuy, was appointed by Gov. David Ige in 2015.
There used to be 160 dairies in Hawaii. Only two remain, and one plans to close, meaning Hawaii could end up importing all of its milk.
Brooke Wilson was a lobbyist for the carpenters union, which spent more than $1.1 million to support Green’s candidacy.
There is no public health threat from the discharge at the facility, which expects to start generating power by burning wood sometime in December.
The incumbent governor, who won in a landslide, spent spent six times as much as his Republican challenger.
Kurt Fevella says he wants to focus on the needs of Ewa Beach. He’ll constitute a one-man GOP caucus in the 25-member Senate.