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Time to protect reef wildlife; sign bill


    The Legislature passed SB 1240, which would phase out the commercial aquarium trade; Gov. David Ige has signaled his intent to veto. Among other things, the bill would grandfather in existing permitted commercial aquarium collectors, prohibit new permits and have the state propose catch limits. A school of yellow tang is shown here off the coast of Hawaii.

How lucky, a bill that harms no one but will protect reef wildlife for generations to come. If not this, what does malama honua mean? Read more

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