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Writing a $200 Million Check to Native Hawaiians Flickr

Writing a $200 Million Check to Native Hawaiians

Could this be the year Hawaii lawmakers finalize deal to make good on 30-year-old promise?

Environmental Groups Roll Out Legislative Agenda

Food security, sustainable energy and Native Hawaiian culture among priorities.
Carlisle: Landfill Always Compliant With Permits

Carlisle: Landfill Always Compliant With Permits

Honolulu mayor mistaken in describing Waste Management's record.
Looking for Cracks in East Maui’s Ditch System Civil Beat

Looking for Cracks in East Maui’s Ditch System

Now that some water must be left in the streams, irrigation comes under scrutiny.

State Changes Urban Land Back to Ag

The Hawaii Land Use Commission voted Thursday to revert about 1,000 acres to enforce a construction deadline.
Once Adversaries, Aila and Army Now Teaming Up

Once Adversaries, Aila and Army Now Teaming Up

The new director of the Department of Land and Natural Resources will work with military — sometimes.
Old Proposal Alive Under New Land Chief

Old Proposal Alive Under New Land Chief

Some worried transition would shelve amendments, but Aila is on board.
Kokubun Back in Senate, Pitching for Opposing Team

Kokubun Back in Senate, Pitching for Opposing Team

Senator-turned-Cabinet-member lays out initiatives for Agriculture Department.
North Shore Plan Earns National Recognition

North Shore Plan Earns National Recognition

American Planning Association says plan protecting Oahu's Paalaa-to-Kapaeloa stretch is "innovative and sustainable."
Stories From the Land Beat – 2010 Recycled Civil Beat

Stories From the Land Beat – 2010 Recycled

A look back through the writing of Civil Beat reporter Michael Levine.
Testing the Waters Off Magic Island — After the Storm

Testing the Waters Off Magic Island — After the Storm

How dirty were the waters at the mouth of the Ala Wai after last weekend's wild rain storm? Civil Beat put itself on the case.

Big Step for Southwest Hawaii Plans

Top low-cost carrier confirms it's buying 20 planes capable of flying to the islands.
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