Press Release

Hawaii celebrates progress on Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Areas

This year, World Oceans Day saw fishing communities on Maui and Hawaii islands celebrate milestones in progress towards adopting rules for Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Areas (CBSFA). The rules reflect the wisdom and practices of kupuna (elder practitioners) and the passing on and preservation of ike (knowledge) to a younger generation of fishers so that they can continue to feed their families from the abundance of their “ice box” in the ocean. Read more ▸