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Hawaii Commercial Fishing

Federal Fisheries Group Presides Over Pacific Ocean Policies And Politics

Federal Fisheries Group Presides Over Pacific Ocean Policies And Politics

Western Pacific Fishery Management Council deciding fish quotas, turtle rules.

Scientists Look to Ancient Hawaiians for Sustainable Fishing Lessons

When scientists look at today’s efforts to control overfishing, they see a lot of parallels with the ancient Hawaiian practices. The…

Bigeye Tuna Farm Coming to the Big Island

A company that wants to drop fish cages two miles off the Big Island’s Kohala coast has…

Humpback Whale Entangled Head to Tail in Fishing Nets off Maui, Dragging Buoys

Federal officials spent Thursday afternoon trying to free a whale caught in fishing nets off Maui, according to the…

[VIDEO] Great White Shark Circles Fishing Boat Off Kaena Point

A local fisherman captured great video showing a 15-foot great white shark off circling their boat about five miles off Yokohama…

Inouye Aims To Thwart Pirate Fishing

dc808: Sen. Daniel Inouye on Monday introduced a bill aimed at cracking down on pirate fishing operations.
NOAA: Americans Willing to Pay $33 Billion to Protect Hawaii’s Reefs

NOAA: Americans Willing to Pay $33 Billion to Protect Hawaii’s Reefs

A new study evaluates the value Americans place on coral reefs.
High Levels of Mercury Found in Hawaii Fish Jerky NOAA

High Levels of Mercury Found in Hawaii Fish Jerky

Study shows marlin jerky sold in local stories has up to 28 times federal safety limits.
Friend or Foam: For Hawaii’s Marine Life, Plastic Foam is a Foe

Friend or Foam: For Hawaii’s Marine Life, Plastic Foam is a Foe

Broken-down pieces of foam containers are mistaken for food by fish and birds.