Hawaii Supreme Court to hear Molokai Public Utilities LLC v. Dept. of Hawaiian Home Lands, et al.
The Hawaii Supreme Court will hear the case of Molokai Public Utilities LLC v. Dept. of Hawaiian Home Lands, State of Hawaii, Office of Hawaiian Affairs and County of Maui, Department of Water Supply at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31.
Molokai Public Utilities LLC came to the Hawaii Supreme Court after it argued the decision of the Commission on Water Resource Management. "This appeal considers whether the Commission on Water Resource Management erred in its Feb. 17, 2017 dismissal of a contested case based on its finding that Molokai Public Utilities waived the right to proceed with the case," according to the court.
The original case revolved around the underlying contested case hearing arose from a 1993 ground water use permit application submitted by Kukui (Molokai) Inc.
Hawaii Supreme Court case number SCOT-17-0000184