Hawaii County’s 2% Land Fund is under Fire! URGENT – TAKE ACTION!

The 2% Land Fund was created by citizens to protect natural resources, watersheds, open space, parklands and cultural sites. We proposed to have the County set aside 2% of property taxes each year to have a guaranteed source of funding to obtain matching funds to acquire property. A small group of citizens met in 2006, … Read moreHawaii County’s 2% Land Fund is under Fire! URGENT – TAKE ACTION!

Hu Honua

Kevin Owen, Hu Honua manager, spoke to the Game Management Commission recently. He declined to say what they plan to do with stored wastewater from boiler cleaning. They still need permits for their injection wells, stormwater, and ash disposal. A challenge by Life of the Land to their Power Purchase Agreement with HELCO is awaiting … Read moreHu Honua

Water Bottling Plant Pi’ilani Partners aka Suisan group

View Big Island Video News of February 19 Pi’ilani Bottling Plant Testimony @ County Council Pi’ilani Partners’ zoning request comes before County Council 9 AM Thursday, March 28, at the West Hawaii Civic Center with video hookup to remote sites. See the agenda here. The zoning request is still alive, though the Planning Commission recently … Read moreWater Bottling Plant Pi’ilani Partners aka Suisan group

Mauna Kea use and UH proposed admin rules

Administrative Rules Proposed draft 2 (2.2.19) requires discussion The Board of Land and Natural Resources approved the University of Hawaii’s Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP) with a Public Access Sub-Plan (PAP) in 2009 with the intention that: the CMP would align with DLNR’s statutory responsibility to hold the Mauna Kea land in trust for the benefit … Read moreMauna Kea use and UH proposed admin rules