Kaua‘i community groups sue DLNR over West Kaua‘i Energy Project

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Po‘ai Wai Ola supporters stand at a diversion of the Waimea River after signing a first agreement with Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative to protect against the wasting of water.

LIHU‘E — Two Kaua‘i community organizations are suing the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, claiming the department failed to sufficiently examine the environmental impact of a proposed Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative energy project.