Hu Honua fined for wastewater discharge

Warren Lee

A tour is led through the Hu Honua Bioenergy plant in 2017. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald file photo)

HILO — The state Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch is fining Hu Honua Bioenergy $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the ocean Nov. 9 at the biomass power plant under construction in Pepeekeo.