A&B receives permits for another year

After almost 5 hours of presentations and testimony, the Board of Land and Natural Resources granted Alexander & Baldwin permits to continue to divert water from East Maui for another year. Unlike last year’s vote (4-2), this year the Land Board unanimously approved A&B’s permits. The Sierra Club is extremely disappointed in the Board’s decision. … Read more

Defend Hawaiʻi’s streams, stop HB1536!

Please defend Hawaiʻi’s streams, call your legislators to stop HB1536 If HB1536 passes as is, private corporations that sell water for irrigation would be exempt from oversight by the Public Utilities Commission. This means that there would be no regulations, no referee, no one for farmers to rely on to ensure their water prices are … Read more