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Isle company halts its efforts to farm ahi

  • COURTESY HAWAII OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY INC. / OCTOBER 2009

    Bill Spencer, Hawaii Oceanic Technology’s CEO, said he could not find investors for his company’s proposed concept of building a dozen cages each large enough to farm 20,000 100-pound yellowfin or bigeye tuna in the wild off the west coast of Hawaii island. A sketch illustrates a diver in a Hawaii Oceanic Technology underwater cage.

An ambitious effort in Hawaii to farm one of the ocean’s biggest fish prized as food has come to an end after more than a decade and several million dollars invested. Read more

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