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Meeting to Introduce N. Kohala Ag Water Study

August 13, 2017, 1:00 PM HST
* Updated July 28, 1:22 PM
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Sen. Lorraine Inouye. Photo by ThinkTech Hawaii -https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53893798

A public information meeting to initiate the North Kohala Agricultural Water Study will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Kohala Village Hub – Barn in North Kohala.

The meeting is sponsored by state Department of Land and Natural Resources and Sen. Lorraine Inouye (District 4: Hilo, Hāmākua, Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona).

Representatives of the DLNR Engineering Division and its consultants, Waimea Water Services LLC, are conducting the study to identify the current and future demands, and explore options to evaluate existing and potential new water sources and transmission necessary to meet the agricultural needs of the region.

Funds for this study were appropriated by the Legislature with the support of Sen. Inouye.

Meeting facilitators are from One World One Water.


For more information or to request an ASL interpreter, materials in an alternative format, or other auxiliary aid support, contact [email protected] five days before the meeting.


The Kohala Village Hub – Barn is located at 55-514 Hawi Road in Hawi.

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