Cultural demonstrators say the hukilau – although rarely employed today – embodies the best in Hawaiian fishing practices.
In Hawaii, the rocky shore can be a rough and rugged place to hunt ulua.
HILO, Hawaii: A boisterous Bryson Kawaihae was last in line at the Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium on Sunday, but he ended up in first. Kawaihae could hardly contain himself, suspecting that he and his fishing partner Rody Dasalla had caught the two or three biggest ulua in the 9th annual S. Tokunaga Store Ulua Challenge, … Full article →
It was a marathon day at the Hawaii County Council on Wednesday, as lawmakers debated two important measures concerning hunting on Hawaii Island.
It was a heated public meeting in Naalehu on Saturday, as hunters from across the island lashed out at a plan to manage the 61,641-acre Ka‘ū Forest Reserve.
HILO, Hawaii: Hawaii County Council Chair Dominic Yagong has two big measures coming before the council concerning hunting, but first he wants to hold meetings with hunters about the proposals. Yagong told us about both upcoming bills last Friday, and the measures are sure to shake things up in the state of Hawaii. The first … Full article →
After 10 years of research and community input from the Kona community, the Division of Aquatic Resources is looking to make some changes, and they’re asking the BLNR to give the OK on public hearings.
Chance to learn about local fishing heritage at the site of Hawaii’s last fishing village.
HALAULA, Hawaii: A blessing and dedication ceremony for a renovated and expanded Keokea Beach Park was held Saturday morning. The scenic North Kohala park, just a few miles away from Pololu Valley, hosted a crowd of Kohala residents, the Friends of Kēōkea Beach Park, Mayor Billy Kenoi, and other Hawaii County officials for a festive … Full article →
HAWAII: The number of Hawaiian monk seal hooking incidents is on pace to more than double lasts years amount, according to numbers shared by the Department of Land and Natural Resources on Friday. Thats why the DLNR and the NOAA Fisheries Service are asking for the kokua of local fishermen in this media release: The … Full article →
KAPAAU, Hawaii: A milestone blessing and dedication is scheduled for the scenic Keokea Beach Park on Saturday morning. Hawaii County Parks and Recreation sends this media release in advance of the event: Hawai‘i County Mayor Billy Kenoi and Department of Parks and Recreation Director Bob Fitzgerald will join the North Kohala community in celebrating the … Full article →
WAIPIO VALLEY, Hawaii: The Department of Land and Natural Resources has announced the closure of the remote Muliwai Trail on the island of Hawaii in the interest of public safety, effective yesterday through Friday May 11, as well as Monday May 14 through Thursday, May 17. The DLNR is conducting its annual trail and campground … Full article →
HILO, Hawaii: A warm and sunny day along Banyan Drive in Hilo set the stage for the long awaited re-opening of the popular Reeds Bay Beach Park on Saturday. The four acre park has been re-tooled, offering users a more manicured experience, with showers, drinking fountains, green grass, and plenty of places to sit. The beach park has … Full article →