Honua Ola gets go-ahead to drill deeper

Tribune-Herald file photo A tour is lead through Honua Ola Bioenergy plant, then known as Hu Honua Bioenergy, in 2017 in Pepeekeo.

The state Department of Health granted approval to Honua Ola Bioenergy, formerly known as Hu Honua Bioenergy, to drill three underground injection control wells to 800 feet at its power plant under construction at Pepeekeo.