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Land Use In Hawaii

Army Can’t Say Whether Hawaii Seafood Is Safe U.S. Army

Army Can’t Say Whether Hawaii Seafood Is Safe

Military contractors didn't leave shore to gather specimens.
Hawaii Plants and Animals Closer To Protected Status

Hawaii Plants and Animals Closer To Protected Status

Lawsuit settlement pushes more than 100 species through federal process.
Station To Station: East Kapolei, UH West Oahu and Hoopili

Station To Station: East Kapolei, UH West Oahu and Hoopili

A closer look at the landowners and land uses near future transit hubs.
Who Controls the Mineral Rights to Hawaiian Home Lands? National Park Service

Who Controls the Mineral Rights to Hawaiian Home Lands?

At stake are millions in potential royalties from geothermal development.
Marriott Hotel Part of A Big Laie Development Plan?

Marriott Hotel Part of A Big Laie Development Plan?

Honolulu City Council approves permit, mum on Envision Laie.
State Gives Opponents of Hoopili a Seat at the Table

State Gives Opponents of Hoopili a Seat at the Table

UPDATED The Sierra Club and Sen. Clayton Hee are permitted to intervene in hearings for major Kapolei development.
Hoopili Opponent: Aloun Farms is the Best Farmland in State Screenshot of Hoopili Map

Hoopili Opponent: Aloun Farms is the Best Farmland in State

UPDATED Kioni Dudley claims that site of proposed development has Hawaii's best ag land.
Eat Local Redux – Follow Civil Beat’s Week-long Experiment in Eating Local

Eat Local Redux – Follow Civil Beat’s Week-long Experiment in Eating Local

Civil Beat reporter Michael Levine ate local for a week and shared his experience in a diary.
It’s a New Day at Turtle Bay

It’s a New Day at Turtle Bay

New owners revamp their approach with transparency.
EPA Worries Maui Wastewater Threatens Drinking Water

EPA Worries Maui Wastewater Threatens Drinking Water

Pending order would require additional treatment of sewage discharge.
Honolulu Opposes Hee’s Intervention in Hoopili

Honolulu Opposes Hee’s Intervention in Hoopili

Planning Department argues that senators' participation would be unconstitutional.
Large Rail Landowners Give to Pro-Rail Campaigns

Large Rail Landowners Give to Pro-Rail Campaigns

Civil Beat looks back at 2008 and 2010 contribution data.
Land Use In Hawaii