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Lea Hong

The Hawaii director for the Trust for Public Land works collaboratively to save lands from development

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 04, 2013

~~<p>A card from Lea Hong was among the many condolences sent to the family of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, and it acknowledged his leadership role in finding money for land conservation.</p>
<p>But even with the loss of its most powerful congressional champion, Hawaii is on a path toward saving some of its prized public lands because there are now local sources of funds to draw down matching grants from Uncle Sam.</p>
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A card from Lea Hong was among the many condolences sent to the family of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, and it acknowledged his leadership role in finding money for land conservation.

But even with the loss of its most powerful congressional champion, Hawaii is on a path toward saving some of its prized public lands because there are now local sources of funds to draw down matching grants from Uncle Sam. Login for more...



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