Hawaii’s Coastal Zone Management Change

The National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) and Senator Dela Cruz introduced a compilation of measures centered on natural resources, a growing sustainable economy, environmental protection, and conservation. Senator Cruz understands that Hawaii, situated in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, must take the lead in addressing climate change, protecting natural resources, and growing a […]

House on dunes with strong erosion of dunes by the ocean

Tips to Help You Develop Your Erosion and Sediment Control Plan

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Erosion & Sediment Control Plan (ESCP)

Recently the Department of Permitting and Planning developed new regulations requiring Erosion and Sediment Control Plan for people doing construction on their property. This includes people who want to: Build a home Create a home addition Develop a retaining wall Grade their land Install a driveway or sidewalk Install an in ground pool This is just a […]

Residential estate, Maui, Hawaii

Do I Need an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan?

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Erosion & Sediment Control Plan (ESCP)

If you plan to do construction on your property such as building a home or other structure, it’s important to understand the new regulations set forth by the Department of Permitting and Planning. These regulations pertain to the erosion and sedimentation of your property and the property surrounding it. Here are the details of what is […]