The scope of the project was reduced to address public comments and includes the elimination of original plans to widen the harbor basin through dredging and a reduction in the width of the new interisland ferry pier.
Farmer and flower grower Masako Cordray was honored with the Maui Association of Landscape Professionals’ Mālama i ka ʻĀina Award for her work in detecting an infestation of little fire ants on plant material she purchased in December of 2013.
The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health cited Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company for alleged incidents involving excess emission and reporting violations at its facilities in Puʻunēnē on Maui. The company was assessed a $1.3M fine.
The station is open to the public around the clock, and is the first open access charging station on the island. That means drivers are not required to sign up for a membership or subscription to use the charger.