Health Department hears water quality concerns

As the state Department of Health works on the first update to its water quality plan since 1990, most people commenting during a public meeting Tuesday were concerned about a single aspect of the multifaceted plan — the impact of wastewater on water quality and what should be done about it.

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Governor releases nonprofit grants

Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $1.52 million for various capital improvement and operating grants to Hawaii-based nonprofit organizations whose missions benefit island communities, including some for one Big Island organization.

First whale of the season spotted near Kauai

The first confirmed sighting of a humpback whale on Monday in waters off of Kauai marks the beginning of whale season in Hawaii. Ocean recreation tour company Holo Holo Charters observed a humpback whale surfacing approximately one mile off the Kekaha Sugar Mill on the west side of Kauai.

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Fishing charter boats are seen off Ooma at daybreak. James Grenz/Community Contributor

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