Final review of proposed dolphin swimming ban continues

This undated photo provided by NOAA Fisheries shows Spinner dolphins in Hawaii. (NOAA Fisheries via AP)

This Aug. 15, 2012, photo provided by Murdoch University dolphin researcher Julian Tyne shows people swimming near dolphins in Makako Bay in Kailua-Kona. Picture taken under NOAA permit GA LOC15409. (Julian Tyne via AP)

KAILUA-KONA — Federal officials are still working to finalize a rule three years in the making that’ll render it illegal to approach or swim with Hawaiian spinner dolphins in Hawaii.