Judge dismisses suit against Hu Honua, county

JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Claudia Rohr, second from right, sits outside Hilo Circuit Court with friends and supporters, from left, Gary Harrold, Rosemary Gonzalez and Koohan Paik-Mander.

A judge granted Hu Honua Bioenergy’s request for a summary judgment in a civil suit that sought to halt construction of the 30-megawatt biomass power plant in Pepeekeo until an environmental review is completed.