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Obama Announces Expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Green sea turtle. Photo by Ryann Williams/NOAA President Barack Obama announced today he will expand the existing Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (Northwestern Hawaiian Islands) by 442,781 square miles, bringing the total protected area of the expanded monument to 582,578 square miles, according to a PMNM news release. Today’s action creates the largest protected [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:24+00:00 August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Sam Choy to Give Breadfruit Cooking Demo at Kukui Grove Saturday

Celebrity chef Sam Choy, Hawai‘i's ‘Ulu Ambassador. Photo courtesy of National Tropical Botanical Garden Where you ever curious about what an ‘ulu, or breadfruit, tastes like? If so, this is your chance to feed your curiosity. If you already know about breadfruit, you probably won’t want to miss this. Celebrity chef and Hawai‘i’s [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:01+00:00 September 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Ige Signs Ha‘ena Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area into Law

Tunnels Beach in Ha‘ena Gov. David Ige has signed into law the Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area for Ha‘ena, Kaua‘i. The state of Hawai‘i’s first CBSFA was filed Tuesday, according to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources. The result of years of discussions and collaboration between the Ha‘ena community and various stakeholders, [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:06+00:00 August 5th, 2015|0 Comments