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Food & Water Watch files appeal in factory fish farming case

MEDIA RELEASE Consumer advocacy group Food & Water Watch has filed an appeal in its case challenging the legality of Kona Blue Water Farms’ Velella aquaculture project in federal waters off of Hawaii. This means the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will review the federal district court’s decision to allow the permit. […]

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Blue Ocean buys Kona Blue mariculture assets

Blue Ocean buys Kona Blue mariculture assets

MEDIA RELEASE Blue Ocean Mariculture has completed its acquisition of the hatchery and offshore mariculture assets of Kona Blue Water Farms. This is the final step in Blue Ocean Mariculture’s transition to becoming the exclusive producer of premium, sashimi-grade Kampachi in Hawaii. The two-year transition from Kona Blue to Blue Ocean involved recapitalizing the business […]

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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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Kona Blue begins new cage technology research

Kona Blue begins new cage technology research

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Blue Water Farms, one of the country’s foremost pioneers of sustainable open ocean aquaculture, has announced its latest research project in helping to develop cutting-edge technologies for sustainable seafood production. Together with other stakeholders from science, technology, and sustainable agriculture, Kona Blue is deploying a research project that explores new aquaculture cage […]

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Kona Blue to research alternate protein sources

Kona Blue to research alternate protein sources

MEDIA RELEASE / Marketwire Kona Blue Water Farms, Inc., the first integrated marine fish hatchery and open ocean mariculture operation in the United States, today announced that the company has been awarded a Saltonstall-Kennedy grant from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for research into alternative protein sources to reduce the reliance on marine proteins […]

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Replacing pens will halt Kampachi production through spring; new site expected to be stocked with fingerlings by year's end

Kona Blue reconfiguring Hawaii pens; adding Sea of Cortez site

Replacing pens will halt Kampachi production through spring; new site expected to be stocked with fingerlings by year’s end

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Kona Blue touts positive environmental analysis

Kona Blue touts positive environmental analysis

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Blue Water Farms released an analysis that demonstrates sustainably maricultured fish actually have 60 times less ecological footprint on the ocean than wild-caught fish.  Kona Blue’s analysis supports the recent recommendation from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that called for an increase in fish farming amid falling wild populations and […]

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