Shark Stewards is asking the Hawai’i Division of Aquatic Resources to follow the intent of HB 553 and only allow permits to fish sharks for valid scientific study, Hawaiian cultural practices and in extreme cases, for public safety.Read More
Join Shark Stewards in Hawaii beach cleanup with Keep Puako Beautiful in west Hawaii at Spencer ParkRead More
Shark Stewards had a tremendously successful year in 2022.
We want to thank our board members, supporters and volunteers for helping us continue to save sharks and their habitat in 2023!
Two shark attacks in Hawaii leave tourists wondering is it safe to go in the water. “Pua ka wiliwili, nanahu ka manō” is a Hawaiian saying relating to the time in which the wiliwili tree flower is in bloom corresponds with an increased frequency of manō (sharks ) biting humans.Read More
Deron Verbeck and David McGuire will be sharing sone of their photography and conservation work with Shark Stewards at the Orange County Underwater Photographic Society meeting October 11 at 7 […]Read More
Beach Cleanup and event at Kawaiihae Keep Puako & South Kohala Reef Alliance and Shark StewardsRead More
Join Shark Stewards with our Friends at I Defense of Animals and The Dark Hobby Film for Respect for Fish Day 2022.Read More
Keep Puako Beautiful and South Kohala Reef AllianceRead More
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.Read More
A new regulation prohibiting the use of wire leaders in longline fisheries is expected to increase the survival of hooked oceanic whitetip sharks by up to 30%.Read More