LEAD FOUND IN HONUA OLA DISCHARGE WATER

April 4, 2019   Hilo, Hawai’i Lead was found in wastewater that was discharged from Honua Ola (formerly Hu Honua) last November at levels “ten times higher than acceptable freshwater levels, and two times higher than acceptable marine water levels, according to National Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Hawai’i State Department of Health (DOH) standards,” said … Read moreLEAD FOUND IN HONUA OLA DISCHARGE WATER

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