Why Molokai Isn't Celebrating Wind Farm's Demise Just Yet02/22/2013
On Feb 07 2013, Molokai Ranch announced its plans not to renew its lease of 11,000 acres to the wind development company, Molokai Renewables, also known as San Francisco based Pattern Energy and Biological Capital.
On behalf of I Aloha Molokai we would like to say mahalo nui to all those who helped and continue to help to expose this giant boondoggle.
About the authors: IAM President Kanohowailuku Helm was born and raised on Molokai. He's a husband, father of three, farmer, fisherman, musician/singer/songwriter and two-time Na Hoku Hanohano award nominee. In his spare time he makes cigars from Father Damien's tobacco. PF Bentley is a documentary filmmaker living on Molokai.
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