Industry regulation

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 file photo, a man stands on a commercial fishing boat docked at Pier 38 in Honolulu. A proposal in the Hawaii Legislature has the potential to shake up the fishing industry and the permit process for foreign fishermen. The bill will be heard in two Hawaii Senate Committees Wednesday, Feb. 23. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
February 23, 2017 - 4:44 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions. A 2016 AP investigation found that some fishermen...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 file photo, a man stands on a commercial fishing boat docked at Pier 38 in Honolulu. A proposal in the Hawaii Legislature has the potential to shake up the fishing industry and the permit process for foreign fishermen. The bill will be heard in two Hawaii Senate Committees Wednesday, Feb. 23. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
February 22, 2017 - 10:22 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions. A 2016 AP investigation found that some fishermen...
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