BLNR looks to protect paku‘iku‘i in W. Hawaii waters

  • Dr. Dwayne Meadows NOAA/NMFS/OPR — A paku‘iku‘i, or Achilles tang, among coral reefs in the Northwest Hawaiian Islands in 2004.

The Board of Land and Natural Resources is mulling a rule that would prohibit the taking of a certain fish anywhere in West Hawaii waters for at least two years.