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New dam is vital for Kauai ag, co-op leader says

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 09, 2014

~~<p>As head of an agricultural group, Jerry Ornellas said he's aware of the challenges of maintaining a more than 20-mile-long ditch and tunnel water system in East Kauai &mdash; a system formerly operated by East Kauai Water, a business associated with Lihue Sugar Plantation.</p>
<p>But he said taking care of the water system keeps the doors open for agricultural growth.</p>
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As head of an agricultural group, Jerry Ornellas said he's aware of the challenges of maintaining a more than 20-mile-long ditch and tunnel water system in East Kauai — a system formerly operated by East Kauai Water, a business associated with Lihue Sugar Plantation.

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