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|The Environmental Protection Agency site on Green Infrastructure. This site contains information to help you build and learn about national partnerships.||The National Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) Network is a collection of outreach education programs across the U.S. that educate local land use decision makers about protecting water quality as communities grow.||The Center for Watershed Protection, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering responsible land and water management.||The American Society of Landscape Architects outlines Green Infrastructure as a professional practice. Includes an overview of benefits and practices.|
|The State of Hawaiʻi Department of Health (HDOH) Clean Water Branch is in charge of administering stormwater NPDES permits and monitoring water quality.||The State of Hawaiʻi Office of Planning Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program website includes information on their various coastal issues including stormwater management.||The State of Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation has put together a comprehensive Stormwater Management Plan Program, which includes the use of LID Best Management Practices.||The State of Hawaiʻi Office of Planning has a practitioner's guide on LID that provides information on better site design principles, along with best management practices (BMPs) for stormwater management.|
|The City and County of Honolulu Department of Environmental Services assists the city in developing and implementing Stormwater Management Program Plan for its Municipal Separate Stormwater Sewer System (MS4) permits.||The County of Hawaiʻi Department of Public Works Engineering Division's primary responsibility is to plan, design, review, and construct road, flood control facilities and bridges.||
The County of Kauaʻi Department of Public Works Engineering Division works on the county's Storm Water Management Program.
|County of Maui Department of Public Works Engineering division.|
|The purpose of the West Maui Watershed Plan: Kahana, Honokahua and Honolua Watersheds Characterization Report is to evaluate watershed processes and determine land uses and activities that may generate non-point source pollutants.||The South Kohala Coastal Partnership was established through the guidance and collaboration of community members, associations, organizations, resource managers, state, and federal agencies.||To address the land-based pollution in the Maunalua region, Malama Maunalua (MM) has established a watershed program: Pulama Wai (Cherished Waters).
Malama Maunalua’s watershed program Pulama Wai, had its first event in April 2012.
|In 2007, Hui o Koʻolaupoko (HOK) was established as a permanent 501(c) 3 non-profit entity, serving as the successor organization of the Kailua Bay Advisory Council (KBAC)|
|A Handbook for Stormwater Reclamation and Reuse Best Management Practices in Hawaiʻi was put out by the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources Commission on Water Resource Management||A Practitioner's Guide to Low Impact Development distributed by the Hawaiʻi State Office of Planning.||Stormwater Management the Natural Way: Low Impact Design and Development by the Coral Reef Aliance.|