July 2017. HONOLULU (AP) – One of the few remaining freshwater springs in East Honolulu will be protected for life after multiple groups came together to purchase it.
County and state officials and East Honolulu community members celebrated on Thursday the $2.6 million public purchase of Kanewai Spring.
The purchase permanently protects a key source of freshwater for Maunalua Bay and opens up the lava tube-fed pool to conservation and education.
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