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Hawaii Oceanic Technology to deploy Oceansphere in 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Oceanic Technology, Inc., an open ocean fish farming technology company expects to start construction of its first Oceansphere by the end of 2014 with deployment scheduled in 2015. The company was granted its final permit from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers last year giving it the green light needed to launch […]

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Advocacy groups, Hawaiians sue over fish farming permit

Advocacy groups, Hawaiians sue over fish farming permit

The following statement was issued by Food & Water Watch: On Monday, national consumer advocacy group Food & Water Watch and Hawaiian environmental group KAHEA filed a lawsuit against the federal agencies that granted Kona Blue Water Farms the first commercial offshore aquaculture permit issued in the United States on July 6. The plaintiffs allege […]

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Talk story at Honaunau: Fish Farms (Feb. 12)

Talk story at Honaunau: Fish Farms (Feb. 12)

Community discussion on ocean uses is 3 p.m.-sunset at Keoua Honaunau Canoe Club. For directions or more information, call 989-4883. Hosted by Pono Aquaculture Alliance.

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Federal aquaculture policies called disappointing, irresponsible

Federal aquaculture policies called disappointing, irresponsible

The following is a statement by Wenonah Hauter, Food & Water Watch executive director: “The Department of Commerce (DOC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released their national policies on marine aquaculture. Sadly, these policies continue to promote the farming of fish in open ocean waters. On the plus side, Rep. Don Young […]

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Food & Water Watch praises fish farming bills

Food & Water Watch praises fish farming bills

Statement by Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch: On Monday, the Hawaii State Legislature introduced two significant bills: one to stop the reckless expansion of factory fish farms operating in the state’s pristine coastal waters (HB221) and another to require fish farming corporations to conduct and submit a full analysis of the […]

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