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Most boats in the fleet have crews of foreign workers who are confined to their boats for the duration of their contracts
Conservation groups had challenged a rule that doubled limits on how many endangered sea turtles could be accidentally hooked.
But the court stayed its decision so the ban remains in effect pending review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
But the Legislature says state law requires it to withhold the names of the three House members and one senator.
UPDATED: Woman asks Hawaii Supreme Court to sever her parental rights to a child who her wife gave birth to.
Gregory Smith died while vacationing with family and friends on Maui.
“It reminds me that we’re lucky we got off and we’ve made a good country for them.”
Aided by a high tide, a tugboat pulls the Pacific Paradise out to sea where it will be sunk two months after it ran aground.
Hawaii’s challenge to the restrictions was heard in Seattle on Wednesday.
Beachgoers hardly noticed the alarm, which also was hard to hear in some other areas.
Legislators argue there are good reasons to vote even on issues where they may have potential conflicts.