The Latest On: Restore Stream Flow
Isaac Moriwake, Attorney, Earthjustice: “We have a historic opportunity to establish a ’21st-century ahupua’a’ model for water stewardship, which can lead the way for other communities across the state.”
Summer Kupau-Odo, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This was the Corps' golden opportunity to not just reduce flood risk in the area, but to begin rectifying the ecological and cultural harms of its past mistakes.”
An opinion piece by John A‘ana, Jim A‘ana, Galen Kaohi, Kaina Makua and Wesley Yadao, who are on Po‘ai Wai Ola’s board of directors
Isaac Moriwake, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "In the plantation era—Wailuku Water Company's predecessor used to be Wailuku Sugar—built this ditch system, and it was taking the stream flows, draining the streams and rivers in this area dry to feed its sugar plantation."