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Z - Closed - Waiahole Water Rights

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April 10, 2014 | Feature

Restore Stream Flow

Water in Hawaiʻi is a public trust resource, protected under the state Constitution and Water Code. Plantations diverted many Hawaiian streams to water sugar cane and pineapple fields, drying out and destroying the native life and Hawaiian communities connected with those streams. Now that plantations are in decline, the water can be restored to the native streams.

August 24, 2000 | Press Release: Victory

Victory for Family Farm Water Rights in Hawai'i

Attorneys persuade the State Water Commission to restore stream flow to the Waiahole-Waikane watershed protecting traditional Hawaiian gathering rights.