One day you are hunting for food for your family in your lifelong hunting grounds and the next day you are told, you can’t. Many Hawai‘i subsistence hunters have faced obstacles of hunting on their own ‘aina (land). This unfortunate debate has been a three year journey for the Maui southeastern Hawaiian Homestead of Kahikinui. […]
Ho`olehua Hawaiian Homesteaders, the Hui Mālama O Mo`omomi (HMM) have proposed regulatory solutions that reflect the knowledge of past and present lawai`a by designating the north coast of Moloka`i, from Kalaeoka`īlio to Kaholaiki, as a Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area (CBSFA). Information graphics and maps featured below are supplied by the HMM.