Petition to Amend IIFS West Kauai and Complaint Against Waste

 

Date
Action
Apr. 18, 2017

The Commission on Water Resource Management approved a mediated settlement today that will immediately restore continuous flows in the Waimea River, as well as provide the opportunity for a renewable energy project, water for Hawaiian homesteading, and farming.

Jan. 17, 2017

The Commission was provided an update on the Mediation for the Complaint and Petition for Declaratory Order Against Waste Filed by Poʻai Wai Ola and West Kauaʻi Watershed Alliance (through Earthjustice)

 Sep. 21, 2016

The Commission was provided an update on the Mediation for the Complaint and Petition for Declaratory Order Against Waste Filed by Poʻai Wai Ola and West Kauaʻi Watershed Alliance (through Earthjustice).

Oct. 2016

Report prepared by Element Environmental, LLC for the Commission on the Investigation of Kōke‘e and Kekaha Ditch Irrigation Systems, Waimea, Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i.

Feb. 16, 2016

The Commission approved the Terms of Reference for Mediation of the Complaint and Petition for Declaratory Order Against Waste Filed by Po’ai Wai Ola and West Kaua’i Watershed Alliance (through Earthjustice).

Dec. 16, 2015

The Commission authorizes the Chairperson to Hire a Mediator for the Complaint and Petition for Declaratory Order Against Waste Filed by Po’ai Wai Ola and West Kaua’i Watershed Alliance (through Earthjustice).

Oct. 21, 2015

Video Album of the Limited Meeting of the Commission on Water Resource Management, Sites #10 to #14.

Oct. 20, 2015

Video Album of the Limited Meeting of the Commission on Water Resource Management, Sites #1 to #8.

May 11, 2015

The Commission requested information from Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) and Kekaha Agricultural Association (KAA) regarding and related to water use from the Kokee and Kekaha Ditch Irrigation Systems.

Apr. 29, 2015

The Commission had briefings by the Kekaha Agriculture Association (KAA) and the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC).

Apr. 28, 2015

The Commission held a limited meeting to conduct a site visit of the Kokee and Kekaha Ditch Irrigation Systems.

 Video Album of:

  • Commission Meeting at the Waimea Neighbohrood Center
  • Limited Meeting Sites #1 to #7
  • Limited Meeting Site #8, Public Testimony at Waimea Neighborhood Center.

Feb. 18, 2015

Presentation on Measurement of Ditch Flow Diversion and Water Loss/Distribution in Kekaha and Kokee Systems, by Steve Spengler, Element Environmental.

Video Overview of Kokee and Kekaha Ditch Systems prepared by Steve Spengler, Element Environmental.

Aug. 21, 2013

Staff Submittal to the Commission: Delegation of Authority to the Chairperson to Appoint an Investigator, Po‘ai Wai Ola and West Kaua‘i Watershed Alliance (through Earthjustice) 1) Complaint for Dispute Resolution; 2) Petition to Amend Interim Instream Flow Standard; and 3) Complaint for Declaratory Order Against Waste in Waimea River and its Tributaries, Waimea, Kauai.

 Jul. 24, 2013

Po’ai Wai Ola and West Kaua’i Alliance, through their attorneys Earthjustice, filed: 1) a Complaint for Dispute Resolution: 2) a Petition to Amend Interim Instream Flow Standard; and 3) a Petition for Declaratory Order Against Waste.