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FISHING INDUSTRY

Fishing boats in the channel adjacent to the Pier 38 Fish Market, Honolulu Harbor
The channel adjacent to the Pier 38 Fish Market, Honolulu Harbor, Hawaii was congested with docked fishing boats as low demand served as a disincentive for captains to fish. The Hawaii fresh fish market has plummeted with the tourism industry flat lining and restaurants and cafe’s open only for...
Dear Editor, I saw a PBS special about American Samoa's tuna fishing-industry problem and thought Norway's open-sea fish farming (or China's or Cyprus's) is the perfect solution for Samoa, but didn't know who to contact to suggest it.  If you have an email address, it would be appreciated. https...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Chamber of Commerce met Thursday night to select new board members to fill four vacant slots where the guest speakers, Hyong Park and Frank Barron, both long serving members of the purse seiner and longliner fishing industries provided a sobering...
This undated photo provided by United Fishing Agency Ltd., shows Tagaiivasa Tipa, recruited from American Samoa, and now working at the Honolulu fishing unloading and receiving operation of United Fishing Agency. Tipa is one of two former Samoa Tuna Processors cannery workers hired by United Fishing, on a one-year contract. [photo: United Fishing Agency]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two former workers of the closed Samoa Tuna Processors Inc. cannery are now working for United Fishing Agency Ltd. which last year looked at American Samoa’s labor force, especially cannery workers, to recruit for its Honolulu-based operation. STP, owned by US based Tri...