From The Garden Island:
Lawmakers in both the Hawaii Senate and House are pushing for legislation that would prohibit outsiders from fishing around “The Forbidden Island” of Niihau.
Kauai legislators, however, aren’t taking the bait.
“I’m against it, I’m against it, I’m against it,” said Rep. Dee Morikawa, D-Koloa-Niihau. “Nobody should be shutting down those resources when it’s for everybody’s use.” Read more.
And here’s the latest in other neighbor isle gov’t and politics:
Kauai whale counting well underway
Kamehameha Ave. roadwork set to begin
Waimea’s famed cherry blossom trees blooming
Lawyer: Kauai County pro bono quest illegal
THC-Hawks? Pot puns pack this Super Bowl
Wailuku inmate faces charges after failed return
Chun appointed per diem judge
County seeks international flights to island
Pagoda Hotel owner plans Maui expansion
Chinese tourism to Big Isle expected to jump
Kamehameha center link to community
10 new Maui buses help serve 2.5 million ridership
Photo: Niihau. (Starr Environmental)
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