DOH: Spill at Hu Honua violated state law

  • A Hamakua resident testifies against the plant Nov. 14 at Imiloa Astronomy Center during a public testimony session regarding the Hu Honua Bioenergy plant. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)
  • A tour is lead through Hu Honua Bioenergy plant in 2017. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)

HILO — Hu Honua Bioenergy violated state law by discharging industrial wastewater into the ocean near Pepeekeo, the state Department of Health says.