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Officials say they cannot enforce Hawaii fishing contracts

| | Oct 20 2016 - 8:38pm | Comments

HONOLULU — Federal officials cannot enforce a contract being proposed by the commercial fishing industry as a solution to concerns about foreign fishing crews in Hawaii, leaving the industry responsible for enforcing its own rules.

  1. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 8:48pm

    HILO — Nearly half of new teachers hired in 2011 to teach in Hawaii public schools left the job five years later, and proponents of higher teacher pay say results from a new WalletHub study might indicate why.

  2. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 8:48pm

    HILO — The Hawaii Department of Transportation is evaluating workaround measures to increase the capacity of Highway 130.

  3. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 8:48pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Ulika continued to sputter in the Central Pacific Thursday, barely maintaining tropical storm strength.

  4. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 4:35pm

    Police are asking again for the public’s help in finding a man reported missing in 2007 and have not ruled out foul play in his disappearance.

  5. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 4:34pm

    Extended furlough inmate Shawn Kaawa failed to report to the Hale Nani Reintegration Center for his scheduled check-in Wednesday night and law enforcement officers are now searching for him.

  6. Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 10:45am

    WAILUKU (AP) — One of the state’s eight licensed medical marijuana dispensaries says it plans to begin selling its products by early next year.

  7. Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 10:43am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Federal officials are apologizing to the public after three sea turtle carcasses were found uncovered in an Oahu landfill routinely used to dispose of the endangered sea creatures.

  8. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 9:48am

    KAILUA-KONA — Every week the Hawaii Police Department announces how many arrests they make on charges of driving under the influence of an intoxicant and West Hawaii Today prints the names of those arrested.

  9. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 9:46am

    VOLCANO — It was all a misunderstanding.

  10. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — The macadamia felted coccid is the latest Hawaii Island invasive species to go to Washington.

  11. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — A collaborative investigation continues into the cause of a Sept. 22 chlorine-gas leak at BEI Hawaii in Hilo, 430 Kekuanaoa St.

  12. | Posted: Sep 28 2016 - 8:44pm

    KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Board of Ethics will hear a complaint in November that Mayor Billy Kenoi’s use of a county-issued credit card violated the Code of Ethics.

  13. | Posted: Sep 28 2016 - 8:44pm

    WASHINGTON — Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday.

  14. | Posted: Sep 28 2016 - 8:44pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Tropical Storm Ulika continued to weaken Wednesday far east-southeast of the Big Island.

  15. Posted: Sep 28 2016 - 6:33pm

    Isemoto Contracting will be doing paving work Thursday on the Mamalahoa Highway from Shiraki’s Dry Cleaners to the Napoopoo Intersection.