Appellate court sends Hu Honua back to planning commission

Construction on Hu Honua Bioenergy plant is shown in this August 2017 file photo. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

HILO — A state court has ordered Hawaii County’s Windward Planning Commission to address public shoreline impacts with regard to repairing or replacing a damaged outfall for cooling water and storm water from the Hu Honua Bioenergy power plant under construction in Pepeekeo.