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Questions Raised: HSUS Polling Data in Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery Debate

Concerns over HSUS’ data were not simply relegated to groups of well-intentioned marine hobbyists…

28 Jun 7:07 PM 0 Read More...

Hawaii Governor to Veto Aquarium Fishery Bill

The governor took substantial time to understand all sides of this issue, especially the lack of scientific support for SB1240 and the risk to his constituents’ jobs.

25 Jun 5:00 PM 0 Read More...

Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery Faces New Threats

Learn what you can do as three prominent marine scientists voice their strong support for Hawaii’s aquarium fishery, which is threatened by new legislation that would ultimately end it.

01 Jun 11:28 PM 1 Read More...

VIDEO: Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery: Regulated, Valuable, Sustainable

This must-see documentary covers data and analysis of the sustainability of the aquarium fishery, recent advances in the culture of aquarium fish species, how fish are collected without damaging the reef, and the methods used to transport fish around the world.

21 Nov 2:35 PM 1 Read More...

Decisions on Hawaii Aquarium Fishery Bills Delayed

Five Hawaii aquarium-fishery related bills were heard in the House Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources and Hawaiian Affairs yesterday, but decisions on all bills were deferred to today.

12 Feb 3:32 PM 1 Read More...

Public Hearings Approach for Hawaii AQ Fishery Bills

Five of the Hawaii aquarium-fishery related bills were scheduled yesterday for public hearing before the House Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources and Hawaiian Affairs.

07 Feb 2:06 PM 4 Read More...

Hawaii Aquarium Fishery-Related Bill Update

A recap of the 6 aquarium-fishery related bills being floated Hawaii’s legislative season this year.

28 Jan 11:19 PM 0 Read More...

HB 883 Defines “Cruel Treatment” of Fishes Harvested in Hawaii Aquarium Fishery

Some mandated practices to avoid “substantial injury” or “cruel treatment”, intended to improve animal welfare, may actually do the opposite.

26 Jan 11:58 PM 1 Read More...

New rules for Hawaii’s biggest “AQ” fishery

After years of rumblings, annual temblors with threats of legislation, and constant prophesies of doom for Hawaiian aquarium fishers—as well as mounting calls for a total ban on the marine aquarium trade—a landmark law has just been passed that will bring a sea change in the way a unique resource is used and managed in the volcanic islands of Hawaii.

18 Dec 12:33 PM 4 Read More...

Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery at a Critical Turning Point

“This effort,” says Walsh, “is the result of over 10 years of research, seemingly never-ending committee meetings and public discussions, and mind-gobbling bureaucratic delays. It’s critical for those who are concerned with the well-being and sustainability of our marine resources to provide testimony in support of approval of the rules package.”

18 Dec 2:19 PM 1 Read More...