Molokai Irrigation System Rate Increase
Molokai Farm Bureau News Release
The Molokai Farm Bureau would like to remind those who receive water via the Molokai Irrigation System (MIS), that the Hawaii Department of Agriculture is holding a public hearing for their proposed 122 percent rate increase for water delivery services. An increase of 122 percent would increase an average monthly bill of $500 to $1,110 a month, or $1,000 to $2,220 a month.
The public hearing will be on Aug. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. by Zoom, at us02web.zoom.us/j/81478479811.
Molokai residents can submit written testimony three different ways: via email at HDOA.ARMD@hawaii.gov; via fax at (808) 973-9467; or postal mail to Agricultural Resource Management Division c/o Department of Agriculture, 1428 S. King St., Honolulu, HI 96814. Written testimony will be accepted until seven calendar days after this public hearing.
Molokai residents can also attend the virtual public hearing. Public comment or testimony will be limited to two minutes per speaker.
For more info, and video conference meeting info go to: hdoa.hawaii.gov/blog/main/proposed-administrative-rules/.