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Call For Support from Hawaiian Fisherman and Marine Fish Wholesaler

The livelihoods of a vast population of business owners large and small, and the businesses and hobbyists that depend on them, are on the precipice of extinction. Unless you want to see the Hawaii aquarium fishery closed for good, you need to take action!

10 Jun 1:44 PM 4 Read More...

Setback for Aquarium Fishery in West Hawai’i

In a 7-0 decision Friday, the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) voted to reject an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed aquarium fishing in West Hawaiʻi.

26 May 11:52 AM 5 Read More...

Support Our Hawaiian Fishermen!

“Please voice your support now in favor of sustainable harvesting of marine aquarium fishes in West Hawai’i…”

15 May 11:26 AM 2 Read More...

‘Tis the Season—For Hawaii Aquarium Ban Bills

The Hawaii State legislature is introducing a bill this week, HB 2154, that calls for a total shut down of the tropical aquarium fish fishery in Hawaii.

05 Feb 11:48 AM 5 Read More...

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...