Wailuku, HI, April 11, 2016. The Maui Tomorrow Foundation, an environmental advocacy organization that has been a persuasive voice for responsible planning decisions for 26 years, recently released the report, Mālama ‘Āina: A Conversation About Maui’s Farming Future.
Maui’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.
The precedent setting Hawai‘i Supreme Court decision over Na Wai Eha reopened the State Water Commission’s review of adequate stream flow in 27 streams in East Maui, now diverted by East Maui Irrigation. Maui Tomorrow is representing the interests of native flora and fauna habitat; ongoing watershed health;