Cesspool

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The Long View: An analysis of "Our Radicalized Republic"; Community opposition to possible development near the Pololū Valley trailhead; Reality Check: Judge says that Kakaako roads are state's authority, dismisses Kakaako Land Co. ownership claims; The status of cesspools across the state; Cinderella toilets offer sustainable solution by burning waste

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Some Big Island residents are asking how they will be able to afford sewer systems connections after large-capacity cesspools are shut down.

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The Environmental Protection Agency recently released an environmental assessment of a major project: the replacement of a large cesspool on the Big Island that serves thousands of people in the Pahala area. 

The Conversation: Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Feb 6, 2018
Hawaii Department of Education

Consumer Alerts from Federal IRS; Milken Educator Award Winner; Net Neutrality Executive Order; Honolulu Wastewater Study and Cesspool Conversion; 

Report Skims Surface on Hawaiʻi Cesspool Mess

Jan 11, 2018

Kahalu‘u and Upcountry Maui top the state’s list of priority areas for cesspool replacement. The state Department of Health shared its latest assessment of Hawai‘i’s nearly 88,000 cesspools with legislators yesterday. The report found half of those cesspools pose a potential risk of contaminating drinking water or coastal ecosystems and should be replaced as soon as possible. But exactly how to replace them and who’s going to pay for it remains in question. HPR’s Ku‘uwehi Hiraishi reports.

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The first of two informational meetings about cesspools is taking place tomorrow on Maui.

The Conversation: Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Dec 26, 2017
U.S. Army

Agriculture Travel Restrictions; Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s Grid; Humpback Whale Season Begins; Cesspool Hot Spots

The Conversation: Monday, March 21st, 2016

Mar 21, 2016
Pixbay

Teacher Shortage; Lullaby Project; Cesspool Follow Up; Cooking Demonstration.

Ongoing Public School Teacher Shortage: Asst Professor Jeff Traczynski

The Conversation: Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Mar 15, 2016
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Community Fisheries; Cesspools; Shakespeare at HPU; Neal Conan; Manoa Valley Theater

HB2023, Community Based Subsistence Fisheries: Alton Miyasaka

Cesspool Rule Changes Upset Some on Maui

Oct 20, 2014
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  Some Maui residents are not happy about the Health Department's new rules on cesspools. They claim the rules do not consider the interests of rural communities on the Neighbor Islands, where the vast majority of cesspools in the state are located. Eileen Chao has more from The Maui News.