Court Rules on Maui Stream Flows

In August 2012, the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court ruled to vacate a 2010 decision made by the state Commission on Water Resource Management that impacts stream flows in Nā Wai ʻEhā, or the four great waters of Maui.

Two Maui community groups and the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs appealed the June 2010 water commission decision that amended instream flow standards for the Waiheʻe River and the Waiehu, ʻĪao, and Waikapū streams on Maui.  … Read the rest