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Ocean pollution traced to county

Waste water from a Maui sewage plant is killing Kaanapali reefs, studies find

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 11, 2013

~~<p>Maui resident Lance Collins remembers more than 20 years ago swimming as a youth in waters off the old airport beach in north Kaanapali before the reef began to change for the worse.</p>
<p>&quot;There was a lot more reef fish,&quot; he said. &quot;The reef in terms of color just looked more alive, vibrant white as opposed to dead bone white.&quot;</p>
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Maui resident Lance Collins remembers more than 20 years ago swimming as a youth in waters off the old airport beach in north Kaanapali before the reef began to change for the worse.

"There was a lot more reef fish," he said. "The reef in terms of color just looked more alive, vibrant white as opposed to dead bone white." Login for more...



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