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Rollback of marine monument is urged

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Marjorie Ziegler, executive director of the Conservation Council for Hawaii, spoke Tuesday during a Wespac conference to discuss fisheries and marine management. Wespac is asking President Donald Trump to rescind commercial fishing restrictions in the Papahanaumokuakea National Monument.

Leaders of a quasi-government agency tasked with helping manage Pacific fisheries are urging President Donald Trump to reverse restrictions on commercial fishing within the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument that were expanded by former President Barack Obama just months before he left office. Read more

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