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EPA Worries Maui Wastewater Threatens Drinking Water

EPA Worries Maui Wastewater Threatens Drinking Water

Pending order would require additional treatment of sewage discharge.
Proposed Protections for Hawaii Monk Seals Could Have Broad Implications

Proposed Protections for Hawaii Monk Seals Could Have Broad Implications

UPDATED Coastal construction, military activities and energy projects are on the table.
A Hawaii Carbon Tax?

A Hawaii Carbon Tax?

Idea up for debate as state strives to meet deadline for greenhouse gas rules.
Fishermen Oppose Extra Protections for Hawaiian Monk Seals NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center

Fishermen Oppose Extra Protections for Hawaiian Monk Seals

Expanded conservation zone for the endangered species stirs controversy.
Hawaii Biofuels Option Could Prove Costly

Hawaii Biofuels Option Could Prove Costly

Utility redacts pricing for local biofuels, but cost is expected to be high.
Honolulu Opposes Hee’s Intervention in Hoopili

Honolulu Opposes Hee’s Intervention in Hoopili

Planning Department argues that senators' participation would be unconstitutional.
Hawaii Dumps 1,000s of Gallons of Water into Maxed-Out Sewage System

Hawaii Dumps 1,000s of Gallons of Water into Maxed-Out Sewage System

State workers' attack on algae in Capitol pool leads to wasted water.

Proposed Big Island Biofuel Plant Attracts Strong Supporters, Vocal Skeptics

Hawaii regulatory agency hears testimony on proposed energy project.
Environmental Groups Move to Thwart Hawaii Caged Fishing Operation

Environmental Groups Move to Thwart Hawaii Caged Fishing Operation

Federal lawsuit marks another challenge to industry.