Future of Kalo`i Gulch Case Hinges On Limu Group Replacing ‘Uncle Henry’

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In the coming weeks, the state Board of Land and Natural Resources is expected to decide whether or not to allow the non-profit Kua`aina Ulu `Auamo (KUA) to replace native Hawaiian educator and cultural practitioner Henry Chang Wo, Jr., as petitioner in the contested case over an `Ewa Beach drainage project that would funnel more urban runoff into the marine waters where he and his kupuna used to collect limu (seaweed) and where he for decades led community efforts to maintain the beds.

When Chang Wo died from mesothelioma on September 19, he was in the midst of . . .

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