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Volume 22, Number 9 -- March 2012

NEW & NOTEWORTHY: Updates on Lawsuits over Ka`anapali Tours, Mauna Kea Plan

Off With Their Heads! The owner of the catamaran Queen’s Treasure is not giving up plying the waters off Ka`anapali without a fight.

On Valentine’s Day, two weeks after a federal judge denied its motion for a temporary injunction preventing the state Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) from interfering with vessel operations, Ka`anapali Tours, LLC (KTL) filed a motion for reconsideration....

Thrice Denied: Parties opposed to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources’ comprehensive management plan for Mauna Kea, prepared by a University of Hawai`i consultant and approved in April 2009, were dealt a setback on January 25. That day, the Intermediate Court of Appeals affirmed a February 2010 3rd Circuit Court dismissal of their appeal of the Land Board’s decision to deny their contested case hearing requests....

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