West Maui Preservation Association Web Site


WMPA is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Hawaii
dedicated to preserving, protecting and restoring the natural and
cultural environment of West Maui including Land Conservation
and educational activities related thereto.


Mailing Address :
P. O. Box 11150,
Lahaina, Maui, HI  96761



Ninth Circuit Opinion regarding Maui County's Clear Water Act violations
February 1, 2018

Enough Already!

Protect reefs from sewage discharges
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Editorial, February 8, 2018

Maui County violating Clean Water Act, appellate court decides
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, February 5, 2018

Appeals Court Rules on Case Involving Lahaina Injection Wells
MauiNow.com, February 1, 2018

Lawsuit calls for study of tour boat operations off Kaanapali
The Maui News, February 2, 2018

Three Lawsuits Filed on Maui Over Shoreline Access
MauiNow.com, January 21, 2018

Beach User Hui Sues DLNR over Kā'anapali Tour Boat Operators
MauiNow.com, November 27, 2017

Lawsuit calls for study of tour boat operations off Kaanapali
Groups seeking an injunction to halt activities until the impact is assessed
The Maui News, November 23, 2017

Locations sought for wastewater storage tank
County meets strong resistance to plan for Kaanapali site
The Maui News, September 27, 2016

West Maui wastewater settlement reached
County faces $2.6M penalty if it loses injection well appeal
The Maui News, September 25, 2015

Settlement Reached Lawsuit over Maui Clean Water Act Violations
MauiNow.com, September 24, 2015

Council approves increase of legal budget in defense of 'illegal' wells
Members also approve option to settle the case
The Maui News, July 8, 2015

Maui County cited again for misuse of injection well
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, January 28, 2015

Judge finds Maui County breaking law with Lahaina wastewater
KITV News, January 27, 2015

Injection wells ruling opens county up to civil penalties
The Maui News, January 27, 2015

Federal Court Again Finds Maui County Violating Clean Water Act
MauiNow.com, January 27, 2015

Judge: Maui illegally discharged sewage
Hawaii News Now, January 26, 2015

Groups urge Hawaii Gov. David Ige to withdraw Ching nomination to DLNR
Pacific Business News, January 26, 2015

Maui wells violate federal law, court rules
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, June 3, 2014

Court says injection wells in West Maui are illegal
The Maui News, June 3, 2014

Federal Court Rules County Of Maui Violating Clean Water Act At Lahaina Wastewater Facility
Maui Feed, June 2, 2014

Maui County faces fines for dumping wastewater, damaging coral reef
Hawaii News Now, June 2, 2014

Federal Ruling: Maui County Is Violating Clean Water Act
Maui Now, June 2, 2014

Ocean Pollution Traced to County
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, August 11, 2013

Swiming in Sewage
Maui Time Weekly, August 8, 2013

Study Links Injection Wells, Nearshore Flows
Maui News, July 25, 2013

Judge: Sewage lawsuit against County of Maui may proceed
Lahaina News, August 16, 2012

Community groups sue county over sewage discharges
Lahaina News, May 3, 2012

Four community groups sue Maui County over Sewage Discharge
Maui Weekly, May 3, 2012

Maui County Sued to Stop Sewage Discharges to Popular Beach
Environmental News Service, April 23, 2012

Sewage Plant Accused of Seepage Near Maui Beach
CNS Environmental Law Review, April 20, 2012

Community Groups Sue Maui County to Stop Illegal Sewage Discharges
ENews Park Forest, April 17, 2012

Group suing county, allege Lahaina plant damaging reef
Maui News, April 17, 2012

Quit issuing wastewater, lawsuit tells Maui County
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, April 17, 2012

Environmental groups sue over Lahaina treatment plant
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, April 16, 2012

4 groups sue Maui in federal court over environmental claims at wastewater treatment plant
The Republic, April 16, 2012

Federal Suit Filed Against Maui for Lahaina Discharge
Maui Now, April 16, 2012

Groups To Sue County for Violating Clean Water Act
Lahaina News, 21 July 2011

Injection well lawsuit in the works
Four groups say county acting in violation of Clean Water Act
Maui News, June 30, 2011

Honua Kai dedicates new five-acre park
Lahaina News, February 11, 2010

ML&P aims to turn over beach areas
The Maui News, November 13, 2009

Part of Kaanapali resort opens
The Maui News, February 6, 2009

Restrictive behavior
Maui Time Weekly, January 22, 2009

Community plans must be respected
The Maui News, Letter to the Editor, September 2, 2008

Honokowai Land Swap Project Approved
The Maui News, August 23, 2008

Ban on plastic bags passes County Council first reading
The Maui News, August 9, 2008

Change the Channel!
Maui Time Weekly, November 15, 2007

Restrictions on testimony not allowed
The Maui News, July 11, 2007

Coconut Wireless: This Week in Review
Maui Time Weekly, July 05, 2007

Moratorium Time?
Maui Time Weekly, June 22, 2006

Intrawest and North Beach Development projects
Letter, February 2005

Condo hotel project OK'd
The Maui News, February 25, 2005

Kaanapali Ocean Villas time share deferred for more talks
The Maui News, August 25, 2004

Association Challenging North Beach Resort Project
Lahaina News, August 18th 2004






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