Hawai’i DAR Makes Move to Support Aquarium Trade

On Friday, April 12, Hawai’i DAR will:

Present a plan to the Board for re-opening West Hawaiʻi to commercial aquarium collection

Ask the Board for permission to entirely rewrite the rule they adopted unanimously so that it allows aquarium collection instead of prohibiting it – all under the guise of “seeking clarification.”

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Save Hawai’i Fish and Sharks: Endangered Species Day Live

Join cultural advocates, conservationists and the filmmakers of The Dark Hobby in a discussion on Hawai’i reef fish, sharks, cultural connection and actions to protect them. With “snorkel Bob” Wintner, Producer Director of The Dark Hobby, Paula Fouce, Kaimi Kaupiko, Teacher and Cultural Leader Miloli’i Village, Deron Verbeck, Photographer/Freediver I am Aquatic and David McGuire, Director Shark Stewards and Earth Island Institute.

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