Na Wai Eha Stream Restoration

sluiceMaui’s aina was given an Earthday gift in April 2014 when an historic settlement was reached with HC&S and Wailuku Water Co., returning waters to Iao and Waikapu streams after a century of unlimited diversions. A decade of persistence by Earthjustice andOffice of Hawaiian Affairs attorneys, representing Maui Tomorrow, Hui o Na Wai Eha and OHA beneficiaries resulted in the return of 10 million gallons a day of water to Maui’s legendary Iao stream and restoration of flows to a portion of Waikapu stream, the first restoration to these streams in over a century. Maui Tomorrow and its allies were successful, in 2008, in restoring flows to Waiehu and Waihee streams.

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