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Hawaii Water Service Completes Purchase of Kapalua Water Company and Kapalua Waste Treatment Company

Hawaii Water has completed the acquisition of Kapalua Water Company and Kapalua Waste Treatment Company from Maui Land & Pineapple Company (MLP). Hawaii Water will now begin providing water and wastewater service to ML&P’s 1,000 customer connections in the Kapalua, Maui resort area. Kapalua’s water and wastewater utilities serve homes, hotels, condominiums, golf courses, restaurants,…

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California Water Service Group Receives Silver Stevie® Award for COVID-19 Most Valuable Corporate Response

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For its comprehensive efforts to support employees, customers, and the communities it serves throughout the coronavirus pandemic, California Water Service Group (Group) has been named a Silver Stevie® Award winner for the Most Valuable Corporate Response in the COVID-19 Response category. The Stevie® is given out by the American Business Awards® (ABA), which recognizes the…

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California Water Service Group Releases 2020 ESG Report

As part of its focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance, California Water Service Group (Group) today unveiled its 2020 ESG Report outlining its commitment and progress across its four subsidiaries in California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington. The report is located online at www.calwatergroup.com/docs/esg/esg-report-2020.pdf. Titled “A New Day for ESG,” the 2020 report…

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Hawaii Water Receives Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Approval to Acquire Kapalua Water, Waste Treatment Companies

Hawaii Water received approval from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (Commission) this week to acquire the assets of Kapalua Water Company and Kapalua Waste Treatment Company from Maui Land and Pineapple Company (ML&P). Pursuant to the agreement with ML&P and upon closing of the acquisition, which is subject to the remaining closing conditions in the…

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Hawaii Water Provides Approximately $13,000 in Community Support

As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves, Hawaii Water Service donated about $13,000 to local community organizations in 2020. The contributions went to organizations that provide assistance for at-risk or underserved communities, healthcare, and animal welfare services and community care. The Waikoloa Dry Forest, Pukalani…

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A Recent Article About Water Quality

On February 26, 2021, The Guardian published an article about the disproportional impact of drinking water quality violations on some communities. It is important to keep in mind that there are more than 50,000 water systems in the United States, and more than half of those serve fewer than 500 customers. Because of this massively…

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California Water Service Group Launches 2021 College Scholarship Program Cycle

Students in All Group Service Areas Encouraged to Apply for Eighth Annual Program California Water Service Group (Group) has opened its annual College Scholarship Program for students residing in areas served by its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries. Eligible students may apply for one of multiple scholarships; a total of $80,000 will be…

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California Water Service Group Provides More Than $1.7 Million in Community Support During Unprecedented Year

California Water Service Group (Group) and its subsidiaries donated more than $1.7 million to community organizations and customers in 2020, exceeding 2019 contributions by an estimated $500,000. The increase was due to elevated community need, as many of the utility’s service areas were impacted economically by the pandemic. Group’s contributions went to organizations that provide…

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Hawaii Water Enters Into Agreement with KCSI to Acquire Keauhou Wastewater System on Big Island

Hawaii Water has entered into an agreement with Keauhou Community Services, Inc. (KCSI) to acquire its wastewater system assets and provide wastewater utility service to its customers in Keauhou on the island of Hawaii. The purchase is subject to due diligence and approval by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission. KCSI serves more than 1,500 residential,…

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Hawaii Water Completes Purchase of Kalaeloa Water Company

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Hawaii Water yesterday completed the acquisition of Kalaeloa Water Company, LLC from the Hunt Companies Inc. and will now begin providing water and wastewater service to its customers. Kalaeloa Water Company, a water and wastewater utility located in the growing Kapolei area of the City and County of Honolulu on Oahu, serves residential, commercial, and…

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