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January 27, 2020 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief of DLNR, State of Hawai‘i

Complaint of DLNR, State of Hawai‘i. Despite courts directives to halt commercial aquarium collection until the environmental review process has been completed, DLNR has allowed such collection to continue unlawfully under commercial marine licenses (CMLs) and has issued or renewed CMLs to commercial aquarium collectors.

January 7, 2020 | Letter

Ongoing Illegal Aquarium Collection Under Commercial Marine Licenses and Request for Meeting

Earthjustice, For the Fishes, Willie and Ka‘imi Kaupiko, Mike Nakachi, and Center for Biological Diversity raise the Hawaiʻi State Department of Land and Natural Resources’ ongoing unlawful practice of allowing commercial aquarium collection to continue without compliance with the environmental review requirements under the Hawai‘i Environmental Policy Act, Haw. Rev. Stat. (HRS) ch. 343.