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Public hearings scheduled to consider new rule regulating sea cucumber harvest

In response to the unprecedented large-scale commercial harvest of sea cucumbers earlier this year, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) has scheduled public hearings in November on a new rule to permanently regulate sea cucumber harvesting in state waters. 329 more words


Family, friends say surfer lost leg in Hawaii shark attack

HONOLULU (AP) — Family and friends say 25-year-old Colin Cook lost most of his leg in a shark attack off Oahu’s North Shore.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports relatives identified the victim and confirmed doctors amputated most of his left leg. 96 more words


a week in haiku

well, almost a whole week…and almost strict haiku poetry…

but the real point here is that i tried to focus on writing a little bit of poetry every day. 161 more words


Waipio Valley

Located on the northern coast of the Big Island, Waipio Valley is the birthplace of King Kamehameha I, and an important site for Hawaiian history and culture. 117 more words