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September 15, 2021 | Legal Document

60-Day Notice of Intent to Grand Wailea Resort over Violations of the Endangered Species Act

This letter serves as a sixty-day notice, on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Conservation Council for Hawai‘i, of their intent to sue BRE Iconic GWR Owner LLC and Waldorf=Astoria Management LLC over violations of Section 9 of the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”), 16 U.S.C. § 1538, for unpermitted “take” of the endangered Hawaiian petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis) associated with the Grand Wailea’s operations on the island of Maui.

August 17, 2021 | In the News: Canary Media

Hawaii vs. fossil fuels

Kylie Wager Cruz, Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office: "We strongly supported shutting down the coal plant. That facility needed to go. What we do with that loss of capacity is the key question."

June 30, 2021 | In the News: Honolulu Star Advertiser

Battle might not be pau over Maui stream water

Isaac Moriwake, Managing Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: “This is a model for 21st-century water management for all of Hawaii. We owe it to the community who carried the burden for this, and to future generations, to get it right.”