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Officials say they cannot enforce Hawaii fishing contracts

| | Oct 20 2016 - 8:38pm | Comments

HONOLULU — Federal officials cannot enforce a contract being proposed by the commercial fishing industry as a solution to concerns about foreign fishing crews in Hawaii, leaving the industry responsible for enforcing its own rules.

  1. Posted: Oct 17 2016 - 9:51am

    LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — Fledgling native birds are taking flight at Kauai’s first predator-proof area as groups work to create a breeding colony.

  2. | Posted: Oct 14 2016 - 12:06am

    PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — One of the two tuna canning companies operating in American Samoa announced Thursday it plans to suspend production in December.

  3. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 8:21pm

    HONOLULU — A group of Hawaii residents want to change local rules for issuing commercial fishing licenses and make the process more transparent after an Associated Press investigation found that hundreds of undocumented fishermen work in the fleet.

  4. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 5:18pm

    PEARL HARBOR — A Japanese navy flag that flew on the battleship of the man who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor was donated Thursday to the National Park Service.

  5. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 5:16pm

    Hawaii’s 911 emergency service is no longer limited to phone calls alone, but is now equipped to receive and process text messages.

  6. Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 9:58am

    WAILUKU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Transportation is moving forward with plans to tear down a 95-year-old condemned pier in Hana, Maui, that residents say is a recreational hot spot, but that the department views as a safety hazard.

  7. Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 9:57am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Parents of a 6-month-old girl who died from complications of hyperthermia are suing the operators of an Ewa Beach day care center for negligence.

  8. | Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 4:47pm

    HONOLULU — The groups that plan to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaii have all identified sites to grow their products, but none of the eight licensees has begun cultivating the plants because they haven’t been given a green light from the state Department of Health.

  9. Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 10:10am

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Brigham Young University-Hawaii student has filed a lawsuit alleging the school’s honor code prevented her from seeking help after she was sexually assaulted by her campus job supervisor.

  10. Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 10:09am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police have arrested a suspect in connection with an apartment stabbing that left a 5-year-old boy dead and a 29-year-old woman in critical condition.

  11. Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 10:08am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities are investigating the collapse of a metal railing at Honolulu’s Ala Moana Center that led to the death of a 21-year-old man and left another critically injured.

  12. | Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 9:59am

    A live mongoose was captured Tuesday morning at Lihue Airport on Kauai after it was seen running out of an Aloha Air Cargo shipment of bread from Oahu.

  13. | Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 9:51am

    HONOLULU — Federal officials are embarking on a study of seven Hawaii fish species to assess the overall health of their populations.

  14. Posted: Oct 11 2016 - 11:17am

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A man sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing three Japanese tourists in a crash and stabbing rampage in Guam has apologized for his actions and is asking a judge for mercy.

  15. Posted: Oct 11 2016 - 11:15am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Three Hawaiian Airlines baggage handlers are being investigated for theft after guns were reported stolen from the checked luggage of law enforcement officers.