WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Maui residents are calling on Hawaii land owner Alexander & Baldwin to disclose the impacts of the company’s proposed 30-year lease for water from island streams.

The company’s subsidiary, Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co., is seeking 115 million gallons of water per day for future diversified agriculture on about 30,000 acres of old sugar fields, according to a Feb. 8 environmental impact statement preparation notice. The sugar plantation ceased its operations in December.

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