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These 2 Companies Are Putting Big Money Into Hawaii’s Agricultural Future. Will Their Bets Pay Off? Courtesy: Mahi Pono

These 2 Companies Are Putting Big Money Into Hawaii’s Agricultural Future. Will Their Bets Pay Off?

A pair of companies backed by a billionaire and a pension fund are trying to revitalize fallow farmland in the state.

Maui Water Treatment Operator Sues County Over Whistleblower Retaliation Maui County

Maui Water Treatment Operator Sues County Over Whistleblower Retaliation

The man says he lost his job after pointing out that a cleaning solution had spilled into the water supply in May.

Hawaii Closes Beach On Maui After Large Mask-Less Parties Courtesy: Department of Land and Natural Resources

Hawaii Closes Beach On Maui After Large Mask-Less Parties

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources said the parties at Puu Olai beach included nude people dancing in drum circles.

Maui Voters Say Yes To Stricter County Council Term Limits Bryan Berkowitz/Civil Beat

Maui Voters Say Yes To Stricter County Council Term Limits

Voters were deciding on council races and several charter amendments.

Maui Voters Will Decide On New Ag Dept, Managing Director And More Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Maui Voters Will Decide On New Ag Dept, Managing Director And More

Seven proposed county charter amendments are on the ballot this fall.

Proposed Detonation of World War II-Era Bombs at Molokini Angers Activists Flickr: Forest and Kim Starr

Proposed Detonation of World War II-Era Bombs at Molokini Angers Activists

State and federal agencies have been planning to dispose of the bombs since last year.

Maui Council Has Figured Out How To Do Virtual Meetings Right Screenshot

Maui Council Has Figured Out How To Do Virtual Meetings Right

Maui County Council is using a live videoconferencing system for its council sessions.

Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Maui Water Case In A Historic Online Session

Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Maui Water Case In A Historic Online Session

The Hawaii Supreme Court is weighing long-standing disagreements over stream water diversion in East Maui.

US Supreme Court Rules Against Maui In Major Clean Water Case Nick Grube/Civil Beat

US Supreme Court Rules Against Maui In Major Clean Water Case

UPDATED: The decision averted what many environmentalists feared was a gutting of the Clean Water Act.