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Marsh plan requires caution


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 02, 2014

~~<p>The subtitle &quot;A Plan for Restoration and Sustainment&quot; appears on the cover of the draft Kawainui-Hamakua Complex Master Plan, the latest blueprint for proper management of an environmentally and culturally significant feature in Kailua. Meeting those goals is the responsibility of the state, although nonprofit organizations have been pitching in heroically with the task to this point.</p>
<p>The master plan does a thorough job envisioning how that work could continue to benefit the marsh, and enhance it as an educational resource. But it also raises red flags about where things could go wrong, in ways that run counter to the primary goals of restoration and sustainment.</p>
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The subtitle "A Plan for Restoration and Sustainment" appears on the cover of the draft Kawainui-Hamakua Complex Master Plan, the latest blueprint for proper management of an environmentally and culturally significant feature in Kailua. Meeting those goals is the responsibility of the state, although nonprofit organizations have been pitching in heroically with the task to this point.

The master plan does a thorough job envisioning how that work could continue to benefit the marsh, and enhance it as an educational resource. But it also raises red flags about where things could go wrong, in ways that run counter to the primary goals of restoration and sustainment. Login for more...



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