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Water in Hawaii

Despite Sewer Work, Storms Still Cause Spills

Despite Sewer Work, Storms Still Cause Spills

Honolulu Hale touts progress, but enviros want perfection.
Water Board’s Beretania Land To Be Developed

Water Board’s Beretania Land To Be Developed

Queen's Hospital wants prime Honolulu parcel for parking.
Carlisle: Honolulu Sewer Deal Has No New Concerns

Carlisle: Honolulu Sewer Deal Has No New Concerns

UPDATED Mayor says EPA, Health Department, Sierra Club happy with progress.
Abercrombie’s Latest Water Commission Nominees Don’t Quiet Uproar Civil Beat

Abercrombie’s Latest Water Commission Nominees Don’t Quiet Uproar

Two Maui board of water supply members could be in for rough waters.
Stop In the Name Of the Endangered Species Law: Put That Sea Turtle Back NOAA

Stop In the Name Of the Endangered Species Law: Put That Sea Turtle Back

UPDATED But your chances of getting caught may be slim, according to a Civil Beat review of 10 years of documents.
New Hawaii Water Commissioner Withdraws Amid Controversy

New Hawaii Water Commissioner Withdraws Amid Controversy

Young Brothers' president Glenn Hong says he lacks legal qualifications for job.
Honolulu Facing Five Major Issues In 2012

Honolulu Facing Five Major Issues In 2012

Rail, landfill, water, sewage and homeless to dominate discourse.
Will Hoopili Push Honolulu to Desalinate Ocean Water?

Will Hoopili Push Honolulu to Desalinate Ocean Water?

State regulators will evaluate whether leeward Oahu has enough water to support development.
Honolulu Council May Try To Take Over Water Board

Honolulu Council May Try To Take Over Water Board

Rising water rates are spurring a move to amend city Charter.
Hawaii’s Corals Could be Listed as Endangered Species

Hawaii’s Corals Could be Listed as Endangered Species

Federal government could step in to protect dying coral reefs.

State Lawmakers Threaten to Fight Proposed Monk Seal Protections

Endangered species protections faces ire of fishermen – and legislators.
Cleanup Cost Landfill Company at Least $2.2M

Cleanup Cost Landfill Company at Least $2.2M

EPA receives, approves final report from January spill.