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The waterfall created by the dumping of unused flows diverted from streams that feed Waimea River.

Guessing Games

When it comes to water usage in West Kaua‘i, the agencies diverting the streams that feed into the Waimea River are hardly forth- coming. Even under pressure from the Water Commission, the users seem to think their withdrawals are nobody’s business but their own.

Water is the subject of another series of articles in this issue – specifically, the petition by the National Park Service to designate Kona’s Keauhou aquifer as a water management area.



MHI Bottomfish Catch Limit Drops

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