Keauhou Aquifer plan heads to County Council

  • Hualalai towers over Kailua-Kona during clear weather in this undated photo. Despite population growth, West Hawaii has actually been using less water than was projected in a 2017 plan designed to protect the Keauhou Aquifer, which stretches from Makalawena Beach to north of Kealakekua Bay and includes Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • Anticipated water use from the Keauhou Aquifer (Department of Water Supply study by Fukanago and Associates)

Despite population growth, West Hawaii has actually been using less water than was projected in a 2017 plan designed to protect the Keauhou Aquifer.