Hawaiians Seeking Stream Restoration Challenge ‘Holdover Status’ of Diversion

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“It sounds like you got the gun in your hand …,” Stanley Roehrig began.

“That’s right!” David Frankel interjected.

“… and nobody else has bullets,” Roehrig said.

“They’ve had the gun to the head of our clients and have been pulling [the trigger] for generations. Do you know how many generations of Hawaiians who’ve had to move off the land, who’ve had to give up kalo production, because of what those guys have done? And it’s time to stop,” Frankel said.

— December 11, 2015, meeting of the Board of Land and Natural Resources

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