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New Hawaiian Monk Seal Critical Habitat Rule Adds Protection to Endangered Species

Hawaiian monk seal. Photo courtesy of Kent Backman The state Department of Land and Natural Resources recently announced it is pleased the federal government has incorporated state input into new rules aimed at further protection for the critically endangered Hawaiian monk seal, by focusing protection on areas most important for foraging, pupping and [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:05+00:00 August 29th, 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