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Why designate Keauhou as a water management area? Why designate Keauhou as a water management area?
April 04
Protect Kona’s freshwater! KAHEA supports the National Park Services’ petition requesting the state Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) to designate the Keauhou aquifer in Kona as a “ground water management area” (WMA). WMA designation would protect freshwater resources and the rights of communities and Hawaiian practitioners in those resources.
March 01
GMO Labeling Rally
March 24
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Land and Cultural Rights

The land and the people are one. Protecting Hawaii's unique environment, ensures the perpetuation of Hawaii's unique culture.

The land and the people are one.  Access to and protection of inact native ecosystems is a cornerstone of continued cultural practice in Hawai‘i.  When a native species is lost to extinction or wahi pani is erased from the landscape, the words and traditions associated with them are also lost.  

Today, Hawai‘i has many laws and regulations in place to promote the protection of healthy native ecosystems and ensure public access to areas of traditional ceremony and gathering.  These laws are constantly under threat from those that seek to privatize and develop Hawai‘i's public trust shorelines and conservation areas.

KAHEA's campaigns and programs are committed to the strongest possible protections for Hawai‘i's natural and cultural resources.


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