08/19/19-INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR AN UPDATE ON THE NORTH KOHALA AGRICULTURAL WATER STUDYPosted on Aug 19, 2019 in Engineering, Main, News Releases
|DAVID Y. IGE
SUZANNE D. CASE
For Immediate News Release: August 19, 2019
INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR AN UPDATE ON THE NORTH KOHALA AGRICULTURAL WATER STUDY
(Waimea)-An upcoming informational meeting on the North Kohala Agricultural Water Study will be jointly hosted by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and Hawai’i Island Senator Lorraine Inouye. The meeting will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. on Friday, August 30, 2019 at the Kohala Village Hub, located at 55-514 Hawi Road, in Hāwī, North Kohala, Hawaii.
Representatives from the DLNR Engineering Division and its consultants, Waimea Water Services, LLC and Akinaka & Associates Ltd. are conducting the study to identify the current and future water demands and evaluate existing and potential new water sources to develop a plan to meet the agricultural needs of the region.
Funds for this study were appropriated by the Legislature with the support of Senator Inouye.
Individuals requiring special assistance or auxiliary aids or services at the meeting, please contact Brandon Kim at least four days prior to the meeting at [email protected] so that arrangements can be made.
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Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources
808-587-0396 (Communications Office)