Exploring Offshore AquaCulture in Hawaii-Shoots from the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii – July 7, 2005


Earlier in June 2005, the administration of President George W. Bush released a proposal designed to facilitate the development of offshore aquaculture around the United States. This is big news in Hawaii, one of the few places with a burgeoning offshore aquaculture industry, and one of the many places experiencing declining catches in wild fisheries. The biggest concern with the proposed regulations (which still have to find a Congressional sponsor) is that they don