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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.

We are going there to listen.

We are going there to listen.

Posted by miwa@kahea.org at Apr 06, 2011 03:45 PM |

Journalist Tiffany Hervey reflects on her journey to the summit of Mauna Kea for winter solstice ceremonies.

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It’s “Kill Bill” Time

It’s “Kill Bill” Time

Posted by marti@kahea.org at Apr 05, 2011 11:00 PM |

The 2011 Hawai`i Legislative Session is one short month from sine die (closing) and bills are racing to make their deadlines. A select few bad bills, if passed, would be particularly harmful to the effort of protecting Hawai`i’s natural and cultural public trust resources. Together, we can help kill these bad proposals.

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What is a Contested Case Hearing?

What is a Contested Case Hearing?

Posted by Shelley at Apr 05, 2011 07:37 AM |

Due to our recent request for a contested case hearing in the decision to allow the Thirty-Meter Telescope to be developed on Mauna Kea, we’ve been having people ask us, “What the heck is a contested case anyway?” Here, Marti answers just that!

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A worrisome list?

Posted by miwa@kahea.org at Mar 31, 2011 07:55 PM |

In the wake of tragic and fatal helicopter crash and fuel spill in Kaneohe Bay on Tuesday night, the Star-Advertiser put out a list of other island military crashes in today's paper.

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How is fishing like aquaculture?  Trick question.  It’s not.

How is fishing like aquaculture? Trick question. It’s not.

Posted by marti@kahea.org at Mar 26, 2011 03:00 AM |
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Does an industrial fish farm count as fishing? Apparently, NOAA says “yes.” To permit an experimental open ocean fish farm operation, NOAA is looking to grant a corporation (Kona Blue Water Farms on Hawai`i Island) a fishing permit and call its fish farm cages “a new, unlisted gear type.”

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Legalize Pa'i 'Ai

Legalize Pa'i 'Ai

Posted by miwa@kahea.org at Mar 22, 2011 06:30 PM |

Today, a new generation of cultural practitioners, farmers and entrepreneurs are working to change laws forbidding the sale of pai ‘ai--laws which say this sacred food is "unsafe for public consumption." Read an update on these efforts from Aunty Penny Levin.

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Wai'anae Plan at the City Planning Commission

Wai'anae Plan at the City Planning Commission

Posted by Shelley at Mar 10, 2011 05:40 PM |
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Mahalo nui to all those who came out to support a sustainable future for Wai'anae! Couldn't make it? Mai hopohopo (don't worry) there will be another public hearing in April, stay tuned for details!

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