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Column: Stop longline industry’s assault on our ocean and wildlife

  • David Henkin is a staff attorney for Earthjustice’s Mid-Pacific regional office in Honolulu.

  • COURTESY NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE

    A false killer whale struggles after getting hooked on a fishing line.

It’s National Ocean Month, a time to celebrate the ocean that surrounds our islands and makes life here so special. It’s also a time to think deeply about how well we are — or are not — fulfilling our kuleana to malama i ke kai, to care for our ocean resources. Read more

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