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Hawaii’s Contentious Inshore Fisheries, By The Numbers

Dr. Bruce Carlson reflects on the shifting tactics of those opposed to Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery and the actual, true nature of fishing in Hawaii, as demonstrated by the numbers.

13 Apr 2:25 PM 2 Read More...

A Pulse Check on Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishing Ban

Spring of 2018 brings news of progress as Draft Environmental Assessments are published for Hawaii’s currently-shuttered marine aquarium fishery.

13 Apr 1:25 AM 4 Read More...

PIJAC Update: Teamwork is Helping Hawaii’s Aquarium Trade

It looks like the Hawaii fishing trade may have reason to be cautiously optimistic after a very tough year; PIJAC’s Robert Likins introduces important court-mandated Environmental Assessments and explains how teamwork coming from all sides may be turning the tide in the ongoing battle over Hawaii’s aquarium fishery.

29 Mar 3:01 PM 1 Read More...

Hawaii Aquarium Ban Can Affect You

Think the looming threat of a permanent end to Hawaii’s marine aquarium fishery just isn’t cause for concern? PIJAC’s VP of Government Affairs cautions complacent aquarists and urges them to consider the consequences of inaction.

26 Jan 1:20 PM 8 Read More...

Hawaii Senate Urged to Drop Ornamental Fish Ban

The fact is that study after study has concluded aquarium fishing is sustainable and has no appreciable impact on the environment, as Governor Ige rightly concluded when he vetoed Senate Bill 1240 last year.

25 Jan 1:42 PM 0 Read More...

Pseudoscience and the Hawaii Fishing Ban

… the mis-use of science and scientists has resulted in the present situation in Hawaii where one of the best studied inshore fisheries has been trashed by passionate and very misguided individuals….

18 Jan 1:09 PM 7 Read More...

Hawaii’s DLNR Tightens Loopholes in Aquarium Fishing Ban

Hawaii’s DLNR goes beyond the letter of the Supreme Court Ruling which only invalidated permits for a specific fishing method, but not general aquarium fish collection permits.

05 Jan 11:06 PM 1 Read More...

Hawaii Suspends Issuance of Aquarium Collection Permits

Until further guidance is received, DLNR has discontinued issuance of new aquarium fish permits and renewal of existing aquarium fish permits.

08 Sep 8:57 AM 0 Read More...

Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse is Rising Tide’s Mic Drop

In the great debate over aquarium fish deemed ill suited for captivity, as well as Hawaii’s aquarium fishery, we’re reminded that speaking in absolutes often inspires someone to prove you resoundingly wrong.

26 Aug 2:06 PM 11 Read More...

New Anti-Aquarium Bills Come Before Legislature in Hawaii

Hawaii is, in many ways, the chosen battleground for some of the most engaged and vocal anti-aquarium-trade activists advancing arguments ranging from fishery sustainability to animal welfare.

28 Jan 2:57 PM 7 Read More...