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Farm aims to double its haul

The business's plan boosts the number and size of its fish cages off Kona

By Andrew Gomes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 15, 2014

~~<p>A company that restarted a failed fish farm off Hawaii island's Kona Coast two years ago is proposing a major expansion that would more than double production of kahala, or almaco jack, sold under the brand name Hawaiian Kampachi.</p>
<p>Blue Ocean Mariculture LLC wants to increase the number and size of its underwater cages to boost annual fish production to 2.2 million pounds from about 900,000 pounds.</p>
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A company that restarted a failed fish farm off Hawaii island's Kona Coast two years ago is proposing a major expansion that would more than double production of kahala, or almaco jack, sold under the brand name Hawaiian Kampachi.

Blue Ocean Mariculture LLC wants to increase the number and size of its underwater cages to boost annual fish production to 2.2 million pounds from about 900,000 pounds. Login for more...



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