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This grate above the Kepaniwai Heritage Park at Iao Stream is a source of contention as the Commission on Water Resource Management monitors the current use of old sugar company diversions. Photo by Wendy OSHER © 2009
Nominations sought for open position on State Water Commission
October 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The State is seeking nominations to the Commission on Water Resource Management.  A Nominating Committee will screen the applicants and send to the Governor the names of at least three individuals for a single open position. The Water Commission is composed of seven members that have jurisdiction and final authority on matters relating to implementation […]


Lower electric vehicle charge rates available for Oahu, Maui County and Hawaii Island
Lower electric vehicle charge rates available for Oahu, Maui County and Hawaii Island
October 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved the Hawaiian Electric companies’ pilot Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Rates and customers may now apply to take advantage of the rates. The rates are designed to encourage early adoption of electric vehicles and incentivize customers to charge EVs during off-peak times of the day that best match the […]


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3.7 magnitude quake shakes Big Island
August 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Residents of the Big Island experienced a moderate tremor just before noon today. The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency reports an earthquake measuring 3.7 in magnitude occurred at 11:52 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time. The quake was centered 5 miles SE of Pu’u O’o Crater, 24 miles S of Hilo, and 225 miles SE of Honolulu […]


Meeting to discuss draft Habitat Conservation Plan for Haleakala Solar Telescope, August 23
Meeting to discuss draft Habitat Conservation Plan for Haleakala Solar Telescope, August 23
August 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will hold a public hearing to receive testimony on the draft “Habitat Conservation Plan for the Construction of the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope at the Haleakala High Altitude Observatory Site Maui, Hawai‘i.” The public hearing will be at 7 p.m. on […]


Kaheawa Wind Power II Topic of DLNR Meeting
Kaheawa Wind Power II Topic of DLNR Meeting
March 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will hold a public hearing to receive public testimony on the Draft Habitat Conservation Plan for Kaheawa Wind Power II Wind Generation Facility (KWPII). The public hearing is March 17, 2010, at 7 p.m. at the Pacific Whale Foundation 300 Ma‘alaea […]