He’ll oversee a public relations program whose costs he sought to reduce as the council’s budget chairman.
It’s not clear whether the private company that claims ownership of those roads will appeal the decision.
Many locals, still unemployed in the pandemic, are getting stuck as they try to secure extended benefits from federal COVID-relief packages.
The drought has lasted since March 2019, taking a heavy toll on farmers and homesteaders, as well as the deer that roam those islands.
The levels of contaminants discharged from the facility into the lagoon violated federal regulations, the EPA found.
The crisis, triggered in part by drought, exposes rifts in the community and raises questions about how to manage the herd in the future.
HART’s new executive director Lori Kahikina says she’s open to any ideas that avoid having to get special utility clearances along Dillingham Boulevard.
The nation’s lone island state has its own aggressive climate goals and had pledged to follow the Paris accords even after the U.S. withdrew.
Trucks disrupting seals resting on the sand have been a problem for years at Wawamalu. The new barriers aim to stop that.