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Indigenous Management Of Hawaii’s Fishponds Is Getting A High Tech Upgrade Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2019

Indigenous Management Of Hawaii’s Fishponds Is Getting A High Tech Upgrade

Climate change has emerged as a modern challenge for the guardians of these traditional food sources.
Congressman Worries Wespac Proposal Is A Gateway To Commercial Fishing In Monument Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Congressman Worries Wespac Proposal Is A Gateway To Commercial Fishing In Monument

The regional council wants to allow fishing in protected waters via "customary exchange," drawing the ire of Papahanaumokuakea's Hawaiian stewards.
When Fishing Boats Go Dark At Sea, They’re Often Committing Crimes. Here’s Where It’s Happening Photo: Clipper/Wikipedia, CC BY

When Fishing Boats Go Dark At Sea, They’re Often Committing Crimes. Here’s Where It’s Happening

The high seas are the modern world’s Wild West, a vast expanse of water far from oversight and authority where outlaws engage in illegal activities.
Pacific Nations Are Bracing To Lose Tons Of Tuna From Their Waters Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

Pacific Nations Are Bracing To Lose Tons Of Tuna From Their Waters

Countries could see big economic losses and hits to their overall food security if climate change pushes the stocks farther east.
Kauai Fishermen Bring Deep-Sea Shrimp Back To The Dinner Table Scott Yunker/Civil Beat/2022

Kauai Fishermen Bring Deep-Sea Shrimp Back To The Dinner Table

The once popular seafood became somewhat of a delicacy over the years, but some consumers are now getting a fresh taste.
Maui Residents Have More Time To Apply To Help State Manage Nearshore Waters Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

Maui Residents Have More Time To Apply To Help State Manage Nearshore Waters

Residents now have until Dec. 31 to nominate whoever they think should guide the state through the Holomua 30x30 initiative.
‘Ticking Ecological Time Bombs’: Thousands Of Sunken Ships From WWII Are Rusting At The Bottom Of The Pacific Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

‘Ticking Ecological Time Bombs’: Thousands Of Sunken Ships From WWII Are Rusting At The Bottom Of The Pacific

Earthquakes, storm surges and other natural disasters could mean environmental catastrophe if oil and other hazardous material spill out.
Hawaii Nonprofit To Begin Dredging Of Loko Ea Fishpond Courtesy: Malama Loko Ea Foundation/2022

Hawaii Nonprofit To Begin Dredging Of Loko Ea Fishpond

The sediment drawn from the bottom will be used to rebuild banks that have eroded over the decades, according to the organization.
Wespac Is Still Fighting A Federal Audit That Found Over $1 Million In Questionable Spending

Wespac Is Still Fighting A Federal Audit That Found Over $1 Million In Questionable Spending

One out of every $6 spent over a decade by the influential regional fishery council was questioned by investigators.
A Massive Effort To Manage Hawaii’s Nearshore Waters Just Launched On Maui Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

A Massive Effort To Manage Hawaii’s Nearshore Waters Just Launched On Maui

The process is beginning six years after Gov. David Ige first announced the initiative to manage 30% of the state's nearshore waters by 2030.