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Impacts Of Land Use In Hawaii

Sierra Club Poised to Strike Again Screenshot of Hoopili Map

Sierra Club Poised to Strike Again

On the heels of victory against Koa Ridge, group sets its sights on derailing Hoopili.
Committee Expands Search for New Landfill Site

Committee Expands Search for New Landfill Site

Advisory Committee wants Board of Water Supply to tell it whether there are any other possible sites.
Senator Could Give Hoopili Opponents Clout

Senator Could Give Hoopili Opponents Clout

Clayton Hee weighing use of government lawyer in defense of ag land.

Slideshow: Saving Hawaii’s Rarest Orchid

Experience a "pepalicious" day in the bogs of Kauai.
Hoopili Wins Over Neighborhood Skeptics

Hoopili Wins Over Neighborhood Skeptics

Kapolei land development project heads to Land Use Commission.
‘Strong, Swift Action’ Needed to Control Big Island Deer

‘Strong, Swift Action’ Needed to Control Big Island Deer

DLNR acknowledges axis deer on Big Island. Deer pose threat to agriculture, natural resources.
No Conflict: Lawmaker by Day, Lobbyist by Night

No Conflict: Lawmaker by Day, Lobbyist by Night

Maui Rep. Joe Souki, paid by American Chemistry Council, voted against Hawaii bag fee. Case an example of potential conflicts at Legislature.
Big Island Plans Response to Deer Sightings

Big Island Plans Response to Deer Sightings

If uncontrolled, spotted deer threaten crops, native plants.
Waikiki Beach Is Shrinking, But Hotel Tower Is Rising

Waikiki Beach Is Shrinking, But Hotel Tower Is Rising

Erosion and economics push and pull in opposite directions.
Session Wrap: Agriculture, Aina Not Top Priorities Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Session Wrap: Agriculture, Aina Not Top Priorities

Environmental bills didn't get much play in Hawaii this year.
Seawall = Highway? Fight Over Gold Coast Repairs

Seawall = Highway? Fight Over Gold Coast Repairs

Lawsuit to determine responsibility now in judge's hands.
Hawaii Checkout Bag Fee Not Yet Wrapped Up

Hawaii Checkout Bag Fee Not Yet Wrapped Up

Bill at a 'sensitive' point in conference negotiations.
Impacts Of Land Use In Hawaii