Thursday, January 03, 2008

Molokai water permit denied

A Hawaiian group praises the Supreme Court ruling against a major landowner
By Gary T. Kubota

WAILUKU ยป The Hawaii Supreme Court has overturned a decision to grant a water permit to a major landowner in West Molokai, raising questions about future development and the impact on residents and businesses in the region.

Justices struck down a decision by the state Commission on Water Resource Management in 2001 that allowed Kukui (Molokai) Inc. to take a little more than 1 million gallons a day from a well in the island's central area.

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