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House OKs bill preserving A&B water rights on Maui

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Protesters marched Tuesday from Iolani Palace to Alexander & Baldwin’s headquarters on Bishop Street in a “Free the Streams” demonstration in support of restoring East Maui streams.

The House on Thursday passed a controversial bill that would allow Alexander & Baldwin to retain the rights to the water flowing through dozens of streams in East Maui while administrative and legal challenges to its request for a long-term lease for water are resolved. Read more

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