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But the price for pushing through unpopular projects such as the Nā Pua Makani wind farm is an enormous logistical effort to keep the kiaʻi at bay.
UPDATED: After the arrests, four construction trucks carrying sections of turbines left for the wind farm site in Kahuku but were later blocked by a downed power pole that HECO says was intentionally cut down.
The directive from the board offers little new in the way of resolving issues regarding Thirty Meter Telescope.
It’s unknown whether the increase will cover a backlog of maintenance and improvements at the 16 small boat harbors.
The state Land Use Commission gave the city until then to find a new site for a landfill, which has been an issue on Oahu’s Leeward Coast for decades.
The change from Oahu is meant to allow more residents of the Big Island to be heard by the regents.
A majority of lawmakers surveyed by Civil Beat support construction of the telescope — but with a lot of caveats and uncertainty about how to proceed.
Harry Kim’s plan for resolving the TMT standoff makes few new promises, but offers Native Hawaiians a larger voice in determining the future of the mountain.
As chief executive officer of the Hawaii State Energy Office, Scott Glenn will play an important role in achieving the state’s renewable energy goals.
The state Attorney General’s office found insufficient evidence to press charges over the February shooting of a homeless man.
The state attorney general sent the Office of Hawaiian Affairs a subpoena Thursday, but is unlikely to get any information that won’t already become public next week.
The Department of Environmental Services never got the word UH West Oahu should be billed, and now is working with the university to come up with an accurate estimate for the retroactive sewer charges.