From Maui Now:
A total of 14 tiger sharks are now being tracked via satellite transmitters as researchers round out phase two of a project to observe their movement in Maui waters.
The study comes following an “uptick in the number of shark attacks reported on Maui,” including two fatalities last year, according to information released today by the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology. Read more.
And here’s the latest in other neighbor isle gov’t and politics:
Lawsuit over NY teen’s death on kayak tour settled
International Awareness connects Kauai to world
$7.1 billion elderly care, education bill considered
Insurance chief will address Maui gathering
State to hear Kauai pro-bono protest of GMO law
Kenoi outlines plan to reduce waste
State’s mandated learning hours, paid teaching time clash
Molokai power outages unexplainable
Forever farming bill falters
Kailua-Kona man dies in police custody
State high court backs former LHS worker
Groundbreaking for 117 DHHL beneficiaries in Kona
Monk seals leave Keokea Beach Park
Rain closes Molokai access road
Abercrombie talks on Big Island
Photo: Shark. (ahisgett)
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