Upcoming Agenda: What’s at risk for the 2% land fund? 2 STAFF MEMBERS.

Charter commission, FRIDAY JUNE 7 AT 9 am, HILO.  SEND TESTIMONY to Charter.commission@hawaiicounty.gov  What’s on the agenda?- everything for 2nd Reading  CA-9 and Ca-18. CA-9:  What’s at risk?  ONE dedicated staff member to work only on the 2% land fund, in addition to the existing staff position provided in the Code to help PONC. What we … Read moreUpcoming Agenda: What’s at risk for the 2% land fund? 2 STAFF MEMBERS.

Show your support for this proposed 2% Land Fund Purchase

Please support Resolution 155 to help preserve Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden! From the resolution: “…Amy B. H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden…provides a seed bank for critically endangered plant species…contains over 200 species of endemic, indigenous, and Polynesian-introduced plants;and serves as a backstop against extinction… and…consistently attracts over 14, 000 visitors and approximately 2, 000 students of all … Read moreShow your support for this proposed 2% Land Fund Purchase

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!

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