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1 Niihau person would set kapu under fishing bill

By Rosemarie Bernardo

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 18, 2014

~~<p>Fishing restrictions around Niihau would be set by a single individual on the island under a bill approved last week by a Senate committee.</p>
<p>Senate Bill 180, passed 5-0 with amendments Friday by the Committee on Water and Land, would establish a private fishery around the island under the auspices of a so-called kono&shy;hiki, a term referring to the &quot;village elder&quot; or head of an ahupuaa land division.</p>
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Fishing restrictions around Niihau would be set by a single individual on the island under a bill approved last week by a Senate committee.

Senate Bill 180, passed 5-0 with amendments Friday by the Committee on Water and Land, would establish a private fishery around the island under the auspices of a so-called kono­hiki, a term referring to the "village elder" or head of an ahupuaa land division. Login for more...



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