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News, updates, finds, and stories from staff and community members at KAHEA.

News, updates, finds, stories, and tidbits from staff and community members at KAHEA. Got something to share? Email us at: kahea-alliance@hawaii.rr.com.

Monk Seals Save the Beach!

Monk Seals Save the Beach!

Posted by marti@kahea.org at Jun 02, 2011 10:25 PM |

Critical habitat proposed to protect the majority of Hawaii's beaches from harmful government actions, protecting the highly endangered Hawaiian monk seal from extinction.

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Planning Commission 'Passes the Buck' on Wai`anae Plan to City Council

Planning Commission 'Passes the Buck' on Wai`anae Plan to City Council

Posted by Shelley at May 24, 2011 03:25 AM |

On May 16th, the City Planning Commission met to decide whether they should recommend the City Council to accept or deny the current version of the Waianae Sustainable Community Plan (WSCP) which includes the Purple Spot. They couldn’t come to any consensus and passed the plan on without any recommendation. Lame!

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Setback, Enjoy the View

Setback, Enjoy the View

Posted by miwa@kahea.org at May 09, 2011 03:00 AM |

Mahalo to all who came out to the "Line in the Sand" rally in Waikiki on May 7!

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Pa'i 'Ai Bill Victory

Pa'i 'Ai Bill Victory

Posted by miwa@kahea.org at May 06, 2011 03:00 AM |

SB101 unanimously passed by the House and the Senate, now headed to the governor's desk. Ono for pa'i 'ai yet?

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Where's YOUR Pa'i 'Ai?

Where's YOUR Pa'i 'Ai?

Posted by miwa@kahea.org at Apr 26, 2011 03:00 AM |

Update from Uncle Earl Kawaa on the effort to legalize pa'i 'ai (traditional pounded kalo/taro).

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Wai'anae Farmland Saved!

Wai'anae Farmland Saved!

Posted by marti@kahea.org at Apr 21, 2011 08:45 PM |

Land Use Commission rejected Tropic Land's industrial park proposed for farmland in Lualualei Valley.

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Bulldozers Stopped! For Now.

Bulldozers Stopped! For Now.

Posted by Shelley at Apr 14, 2011 11:15 PM |

On February 25, 2011, the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) voted to “conditionally approve” the construction permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. This means no bulldozers, until the appeal (also known as a “contested case”) filed by the Mauna Kea hui is completed.

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