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Hawaii Matters Radio Segments

The Fisherman’s Code of Conduct with interviewees Charley Ka’ai’ai, WPRFMC’s Indigenous Coordinator and Sylvia Spalding, WPRFMC’s Communication Officer (Interview on radio show “Hawaii Matters“, which is aired on Sundays from 6:30am to 7:00am on all Ohana Broadcast Company radio stations) Radio Air Date: 8/09/15

Go Fish! with Mike Buck Radio Segments

2020 Shows

142) Interview with WPRFMC’s Council Chair Archie T. Soliai. Part 2 of 2. Radio Air Date 04/11/2020

141) Interview with WPRFMC’s Council Chair Archie T. Soliai. Part 1 of 2. Radio Air Date 04/04/2020

140) Marine Science Course. Part 2 of 2. Radio Air Date 03/28/2020

139) Marine Science Course. Part 1 of 2. Radio Air Date 03/21/2020

138) Shark Depredation. Sharks can take a fishermen’s catch, so how do we address this issue? Scientists like Mark Fitchett, PhD, Pelagics Fisheries Scientist, WPRFMC, Dr. Carl Meyer, UH HIMB, and Derek Kraft, UH HIMB, are looking at solutions to help fishermen. Radio Air Date 02/15/2020

137) Small-boat Fisheries #2. Fishermen provide essential information to the Council for management. Joshua DeMello and Zach Yamada, Fishery Analysts, WPRFMC, discuss the problems and issues facing the small-boat fisheries and promote upcoming public scoping sessions on these issues. Radio Air Date 01/25/2020

136) Small-boat Fisheries #1. Longlining isn’t the only pelagic game in town. Small-boat pelagic fishery issues and scoping meetings are discussed with Mark Fitchett, PhD, Pelagics Fisheries Scientist and Zach Yamada, Fishery Analyst, WPRFMC. Radio Air Date 01/11/2020

2019 Shows

135) Protected Species #2. Small-boat fisheries interact with protected species too, but what do we know? Asuka Ishizaki, Protected Species Coordinator, WPRFMC. discusses how fishery data is critical in the management of both the fisheries and the protected species. Radio Air date. 12/28/2019

134) Protected Species #1. The Shallow-set Longline Swordfish Fishery is different from the deep-set longline tuna fishing and have their own problems with protected species. Learn more about the fishery in the context of protected species. Asuka Ishizaki, Protected Species Coordinator, WPRFMC. Radio Air date 12/21/2019

133) WPRFMC Education and Outreach #2. Management of fisheries by lunar calendars provides a cultural and traditional base for many people. Amy Vandehey, Education & Outreach Coordinator, WPRFMC and Talia Cardines, Fernhurst Program Manager, YWCA discuss the use of the Council’s lunar calendars helps to heal in the women’s correctional program. Radio Air Date 12/14/209

132) WPRFMC Education and Outreach #1. Lunar calendars can promote traditional knowledge and also provide rehabilitation through culture. Amy Vandehey, Education & Outreach Coordinator, WPRFMC and Kahu Kaleo Patterson discuss how the Council’s lunar calendar is being used in the prison system. Radio Air Date 12/07/209

131) What are the Pelagic fisheries? The pelagic fisheries in the Western Pacific concentrate on tuna fishing. Mark Fitchett, PhD, Pelagics Fisheries Scientist, WPRFMC discusses the different fisheries that make up pelagic fisheries. Radio Air Date 11/30/2019

130) Hawaii Fisheries. Mark Fitchett, Pelagic Scientist, different studies on both pelagic fish and fisheries. Part 2 of 2. Radio Air Date 11/16/2019

129) Fishing in America Samoa. Mark Fitchett, Pelagic Scientist, talks about the status of the albacore fishery and how it affects the American Samoa economy. Part 1 of 2. Radio Air Date 11/09/2019

128) 180th Council Meeting Recap. Outcomes from the Council Meeting. Josh DeMello, Fishery Analyst, discussed the importance of data and the need for scientist and fishermen to work together. Council Meeting Recap. Radio Air Date 11/02/2019

127) 180th Council Meeting recap. Thomas Remington, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst, explains the needs for fishermen to participate in the fishery and how it can benefit the fishermen and scientist. Radio Air Date 10/26/2019

126) Life of Student intern. Alex Filardo, WPRFMC student intern talks about his research on small forage fish and Giant Manta Rays in the Pacific. Radio Air Date 10/19/2019

125) Why more data? Asuka Ishizaki, WPRFMC’s Protected Species Specialist and Marlowe Sabater, WPRFMC’s Marine Ecosystem Scientist talk about the repercussion of bad data and how it’s affecting the fisheries in American Samoa and the Marianas. Radio  Air Date 10/12/2019

124) Tori Line Project with the Hawaii Longline Fishery. Discuss how the Council decrease the sea bird interaction by 90%. Asuka Ishizaki, WPRFMC’s protected species coordinator. Birds Part 2 of 2. Radio Air date 10/25/2019

123) We follow the birds. Holly Naholowaa and David Gold talk about the Tori Line Project with the Hawaii Longline Fishery. Asuka Ishizaki, WPRFMC’s protected species coordinator. Birds Part 1 of 2. Radio Air date 9/28/2019

122) Ocean Obs ’19. Charley Kaaiai, Hawai‘i community member; Ken Paul, Director of Fisheries, Assembly of First Nations (Canada); Erica Radewagen, Amerian Samoa. Indigenous delegates talk about their successes at Ocean Obs ’19, including the Indigenous Declaration ‘Aha Honua, which lays a path for indigenous and other ocean observers to work together during the upcoming UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Radio Air date 9/21/2019.

121) Ocean Obs ’19. Charley Kaaiai, Hawai‘i community member; Brenda Asuncion, KUA Hawai‘i non-profit staff member; Peter Roemer, Indigenous Community Liaison, Ocean Networks Canada. Indigenous delegates talk about their goals for Ocean Obs ’19, and commonalities indigenous people have with each other across countries such as Canada and the United States. Radio Air date 9/14/2019.

120) Amy Vandehey, WPRFMC’s Education and Outreach coordinator describing Council-sponsored educational opportunities like the U.S. Pacific Territories Fishery Capacity-Building Scholarship, and how everyone is connected to the ocean in some way. Part 2 of 2. Radio Air date 8/10/2019

119) Amy Vandehey, the Council’s new Education & Outreach Coordinator, describes her background and new position, including encouraging the public’s involvement with the 2020 Hawai‘i lunar calendars, and checking out publications like the quarterly newsletter on the Council website. Part 1 of 2. Radio Air Date 8/03/2019

118) Poseidon Fisheries Research Group #2. How students can get involved in the fisheries through the Council. As discussed by Marlowe Sabater & Crew, Bio Sampling. Part 2 of 2. Radio Air Date 7/27/2019

117) Poseidon Fisheries Research Group #1. Poseidon Fisheries Research talk about their findings from their Kona Crab study, and what they are looking for in local coral reef fish. As discussed Marlowe Sabater & Crew, Bio Sampling. Part 1 of 2. Radio Air Date 7/20/2019

116) Mark Fitchett, Pelagic News from Meetings. Radio Air Date 7/13/2019

115) Marlowe Sabater, 179th Council Meeting Recap. Radio Air Date 7/06/2019

114) Joshua DeMello and Nathan Ilaoa, Samoa. Radio Air Date: 6/29/2019

113) Joshua DeMello, 178th Council Meeting Recap. Radio Air Date: 6/22/2019

112) Mark Fitchett, Upcoming Meetings. Radio Air Date 6/15/2019

111) Mark Fitchett, Ahi and Pelagic Update. Radio Air Date 6/08/2019

110) Marlowe Sabater, Island Fish. Radio Air Date: 5/25/2019

109) Asuka Ishizaki, Protected Species. Radio Air Date: 5/18/2019

108) Mark Fitchett, International Fisheries. Radio Air Date 5/11/2019

107) Mark Fitchett, Oceanic White Tip. Radio Air Date 5/04/2019

106) Saipan and Guam Fishermen. Radio Air Date 4/27/2019

105) Erron Yoshioka, Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council’s High School summer program. Radio Air Date: 4/20/2019

104) Ed Watamura and Jim Hori. Radio Air Date: 4/13/2019

103-B) Thomas Remington, 178th Council Meeting wrap up, part 2 of 2. Radio Air Date: 4/06/019

103-A) Thomas Remington, 178th Council Meeting wrap up, part 1 of 2. Radio Air Date: 3/30/019

102) Joshua DeMello and Floyd Masga. Radio Air Date: 3/23/219

101) Joshua DeMello, Upcoming meetings and forum details. Radio Air Date: 3/16/2019

100) Sylvia Spalding, Meetings update. Radio Air Date: 3/09/2019

99) Council Newsletter updates: Challenges within the Western Pacific, Quota limits, Data collection, Scholarships, Bottomfish restrictions, Fisheries forum March 19th., and Marine Protected Areas . As discussed with Sylvia Spalding, WPRFMC’s Communication Officer. Radio Air Date 3/02/2019

98) U.S. Pacific Territory Fishery Capacity Building Scholarship. Who? What? and Where? and how the Council works. As discussed with Thomas Remington, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst. Radio Air Date 2/23/2019

97) Fishery Annual Reports. What is it for and who uses it? Annual reports a snapshot of our fisheries. Reports used as a tool to better manage our Marine Resources. As discussed with Thomas Remington, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst. Radio Air Date 2/16/2019.

96) Stock Assessments. The need to know, working with stock assessments data and identifying the abundance and risks to our fisheries. As discussed with Dr. Mark Fitchett, WPRFMC’s Pelagic Fisheries Ecosystem Scientist. Radio Air Date 2/09/2019.

95) Striped Marlin and tagging studies. Challenges with the Billfish Conservation Act, Stock assessments, and Stock Rebuilding Plan. As discussed with Dr. Mark Fitchett, WPRFMC’s Pelagic Fisheries Ecosystem Scientist, Molly Lutcavage and Dr. Tim Lam. Radio Air Date 2/02/2019.

94) Billfish & Spearfish. How do we feed people and sustain our fisheries? Looking at the biology of Billfish, migratory movements and the market value. As discussed with Dr. Mark Fitchett, WPRFMC’s Pelagic Fisheries Ecosystem Scientist. Radio Air Date 1/26/2019.

93) Big Eye Study. Biological sampling using genetic techniques to differentiate species. Also, the use of fish flow and the gene flow to define fish stocks. As discussed with Dr. Mark Fitchett, WPRFMC’s Pelagic Fisheries Ecosystem Scientist. Radio Air Date 1/19/2019.

92) Modern Recreational Fisheries Act. Magnuson-Stevens Act, reviewing and formulate recommendations on Commercial and Recreational Fishing. As discussed with Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst/Precious Corals Coordinator. Radio Air Date 1/12/2019.

2018 Shows

91) 15th Western Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. Meeting on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migatory Fish Stocks. What is the Tuna Commission and what are they doing? As discussed with Dr. Eric Kingma, WPRFMC’s International Fisheries/Enforcement/NEPA Coordinator. Radio Air Date 12/22/2018.

90) Value of fresh fish in Hawaii. NOAA fisheries listed Hawaii consistently at #7 in the country for the most value in seafood with 80% of ahi staying in the islands. Value of Hawaii fish is at around $120M. Interviewed was with the Council Communication Director, Sylvia Spalding. Radio Air Date 12/15/2018

89) What’s up with Monchong? Incidental cautch on deepset long line . More monchong caught in pounds than Ono and Mahi mahi in a given year. Growth rate remains a mystery. Interview with Dr. Mark Fitchett, WPRFMC’s Pelagic Fisheries Ecosystem Scientist. Radio Air Date 12/08/18

88) Difference between pelagic and non-pelagic fish. Pelagic are surface running offshore gamefish and non-pelagic are everything else. Scientists are finding out Hawaii may have its own stock of BET and YF tunas. Many in Hawaii prefer the blood-line fish like aku and is best for poke. In other Pacific islands, food security is important and fish more for economic reasons while still having culture as part of their fishing practices. Scientist studies are important but it’s also important to talk to fishermen. Interview with Dr. Mark Fitchett, WPRFMC’s Pelagic Fisheries Ecosystem Scientist. Radio Air Date 12/01/18

87) What is Optimum Yield? Is the Kona Crab fishery healthy? HLA agreements funds what? And more. The Council is mandated by MSA Standard 1 to create an Optimum Yield concept using science to determine what is the maximum amount that can be removed from an area after consideration for the social and economic aspects. Stock assessments determined the Kona crab population is healthy but there are strict guidelines in place, such as no females to be harvested and the size has to meet a certain length. Marketability of the crab is viable if there are not too many restrictions are placed on. Moneys received through negotiations with the territories from HLA is used for fishery development following the projects each listed on their MCP. Interviewed was Marlowe Sabater, WPRFMC’s Marine Ecosystem Scientist.. Radio Air Date 11/24/18

86) Protected Species: Sea Turtle. 90% of the green sea turtles or honu nesting happens at the French Frigate Shoals. Recently, 50% of the nesting available at East Island was devastated by a Category 4 storm which shifted the sand due to storm surge. This and more as discussed with Protected Species Coordinator, Asuka Ishizaki. Radio Air Date 11/17/18

85) No bias between fishery dependency and CPUE with Akule. Study done in 2016 by Council contractor Poseidon Fish Research show Akule has been harvested sustainably in the past. Learn more about the life history of Akule and where they can be found around Oahu. Learn why their behavior makes them a desirable fish to catch. This and more as discussed with Biologist John Wiley. Radio Air Date 11/10/18

84) Insular areas welcome the support of the WPRFMC. American Samoa, Guam and CNMI host the Council meetings every other year on a rotating basis. Learn more about fishery development projects in the Insular Areas, such as funding an ice machine for communities that may be subsistence but do not have one or building a fishing platform accessible for the elderly and handicap. Listen to learn more as discussed with Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst. Radio Air Date 11/03/18

83) 174th Council Meeting in Saipan and Guam: Saipan for two days/Guam for another two days of meetings. The Council hosts meetings in the islands once per year and alternates between American Samoa and the Mariana Islands. The Council process is a bottoms up public process where they are invited to provide comments to actions to be taken. The meetings in the territories also allow staff to meet with stakeholders face to face. And events like the Fishers Forums have started to see attendees with a more positive attitude towards the Councils work, largely due to the improvng fishermen’s ethics of taking only what you need so you can return another day to fish again. The Council’s Joshua DeMello and Marlowe Sabater are interviewed. Part #2/2 Meeting. Radio Air Date 10/20/18

82) The outcome of the130th Scientific and Statistical Committee Meeting in Hilo and more. Joshua DeMello and Marlowe Sabater, WPRFMC staff members are interviewed Part #1/2. Radio Air Date 10/13/18

81) Information about enforcement and electronic monitoring of the longline fishery. Eric Kingma, WPRFMC’s International Fishery/NEPA Enforcement Fisheries Development Coordinator talks about new technologies to monitor the longline fleet, and the Council’s role in implementing that technology.  Radio Air Date 10/06/18

80) Details of the Billfish Act.  Discussion on the various billfish targeted by the shallowset longline fishery and details about the Billfish Act’s impacts on local fishers and businesses. Eric Kingma, WPRFMC’s International Fishery/NEPA Enforcement Fisheries Development Coordinator was interviewed. Part #1/2 Billfish Act. Radio Air Date 9/29/18

79) Discussion of loggerhead turtle interaction measures. A discussion of the different species of Hawaiian seaturtles and mitigation measures taken to limit interactions with loggerhead turtles and the recent spike in interactions. Also information on the lawsuit against NMFS. Asuka Ishizaki, WPRFMC’s Protected Species Coordinator. Radio Air Date 9/22/18

78) Discussion of seabird interactions. A discussion of measures to limit seabird species interactions and conditions that may lead to changes in interaction rates. Asuka Ishizaki, WPRFMC’s Protected Species Coordinator. Radio Air Date 9/15/18

77) Pelagic stock assessment and fish flow discussion. Mark Fitchett, WPRFMC’s Pelagic Scientist provides an explanation of how pelagic stock assessments are conducted and Craig Severance discusses fish flow and social bonds created by it. Radio Air Date 9/08/18

76) Explanation of pelagic fisheries. Discussion of the pelagic fisheries, regional issues being addressed by the WCPFC and some pelagic research being undertaken. Mark Fitchett, PHD WPRFMC’s Pelagic Scientist was interviewed. Radio Air Date 8/25/18

75) How Poseidon Fisheries Research was formed and more about their Kona crab study. Poseiden crew talk about their background and the formation of Poseidon and their project looking at Kona crab injuries. Cassie Pardee & John Wiley, Poseidon Fisheries Research Owners. Part #2 of 2. Radio Air Date 8/18/18

74) Poseidon Fisheries Research project – Biosampling. Poseiden owner’s Cassie Pardee and John Wiley talk about their biosampling  project of reef fish from fish markets, and their hiring of interns to assist them with the work. Cassie Pardee & John Wiley, Poseidon Fisheries Research Owners. Part #1 of 2. Radio Air Date 8/11/18

73) Discussion about the role of the Council’s Advisory Panel and Hawaii fishing updates. An update on Hawaii fisheries and discussion about the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. Gary Beals, AP Chair. Radio Air Date 8/4/18

72) What is a Council Advisory Panel? Josh Demello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst, describes how AP members bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table to be able to advise the Council on managing fisheries. Radio Air Date 7/28/18

71) Bottomfish survey. Ben Richards, NOAA PIFSC PhD Fishery Biologist, talks about using fishery-independent ways to study bottomfish. Radio Air Date 7/21/18

70) Climate change and fisheries. The Council’s Marine Planning and Climate Change Committee looks at what climate changes are occurring and how they might impact fisheries. Sylvia Spalding WPRFMC’s Communication Officer and John Marra, NOAA PIFSC PhD, Climate Services Director for Pacific Region. Radio Air Date 7/14/2018

69) What’s the Status of the Island Fisheries? Marlowe Sabater, WPRFMC’s Marine Ecosystem Scientist and Thomas Remington, WPRFMC contractor, talk about the 2017 annual stock assessment and fishery evaluation report which monitors island fisheries, protected species, habitat and environmental factors. Radio Air Date 6/30/2018

68) 173rd Council Meeting and Fishers Forum in Maui recap. Joshua DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst, highlighted work done by bottomfish fishermen who contributed to the bottomfish stock assessment and new annual catch limit. Radio Air Date 6/23/2018

67) Bottomfish Restricted Fishing Areas. Find out what it means to be a bottomfish fisherman with Ed Watamura, Waialua Boat Club, and Roy Morioka, HFACT. Radio Air Date 6/16/2018

66) Hawaii Bottomfish Oral History Project. Learn about an effort that highlights bottomfish fishermen’s experiences and better understand the evolution of the fishery over time with Kirsten Leong, NOAA PIFSC. Radio Air Date 6/9/2018

65) 173rd Council Meeting. Maui is a good meeting location for talking about the new bottomfish stock assessment with its productive habitat for those bottom-dwellers. Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst, and Marlowe Sabater, WPRFMC’s Marine Ecosystem Scientist, talk about how the Fishers Forum is “Going Deep” with interviews with bottomfish fishermen describing how they have helped contribute to the available fishery data. Radio Air Date 6/2/2018.

64) Update on the 129th SSC. Talked about the science and fishery actions that will be taken at the SSC meeting. Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst and Marlowe Sabater, Marine Ecosystem Scientist. Radio Air Date 5/26/2018.

63) Promotion of the Council Coordinating Committee. Highlighted on who the Council is and the role of partnerships and coordination. Josh DeMello, WPRFMC Fishery Analyst. Radio Air Date 5/19/2018.

62) Management of the marine sea turtles. Focused on the ecology and biology of the sea turtles and the science behind protected species. Asuka Ishizaki, WPRFMC’s Protected Species Coordinator. Part 2 of 2. Radio Air Date 5/12/2018.

61) Management of the marine sea turtles. Focused on the interaction of loggerheads and leatherback with the longline fishery and the impacts of these interactions. Asuka Ishizaki, WPRFMC’s Protected Species Coordinator. Part 1 of 2. Radio Air Date 5/5/2018.

60) Erron Yoshioka, Science Teacher at Moanalua High school and the Instructor for the Council’s Marine Science Summer Course on Fishery and Resource Management on Oahu. Radio Air Date 4/28/2018.

59) Joshua DeMello talking about the Council’s Marine Science Summer Course on Fishery and Resource Management that is available for high school students. Radio Air Date 4/21/2018.

58) Producing Local Seafood. Can the seafood demand be filled in by aquaculture? Wild caught fishery is still the primary. Bob Fram, President of Garden and Valley Isle Seafood. Radio Air Date 4/14/2018.

57) National Saltwater Angler Recreational Summit. Provided a highlight of the recreation fishery meeting in Washington DC. Josh DeMello, WPRFMC Fishery Analyst and Andrew Torres, NOAA Sustainable Fishery Division. Radio Air Date 4/7/2018.

56) Experimental Fishing Research for Bottomfish. Overview of the fishery independent research conducted by PIFG to support stock assessments. Clay Tam – Pacific Islands Fishing Group. Radio Air Date 3/31/2018

55) 172nd Council Meeting outcomes. Summarizes the recommendations and actions from the March 2018 meeting of the Council. Joshua DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst. Radio Air Date 3/24/2018

54) Fishers Forum – Hawaii Fisheries: Getting the Full Story. The fishers forum is part of the 172nd Council Meeting. How does the News, Media cover fisheries in Hawaii. As discussed with Sylvia Spalding, WPRFMC’s Communication Officer. Radio Air Date 3/10/2018

53) Update on the 128th Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC). What is the SSC? Why does it exist and what do they do? As discussed with Joshua DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst and Marlowe Sabater, WPRFMC’s Marine Ecosystem Scientist. Part 2 of 2. Radio Air Date 3/3/2018

52) Update on the 128th Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC). What is the SSC? Why does it exist and what do they do? As discussed with Joshua DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst and Marlowe Sabater, WPRFMC’s Marine Ecosystem Scientist. Part 1 of 2. Radio Air Date 2/24/2018

51) Enforcement and Rules in the Western Pacific. The U.S. Coast Guard, 14th District boundaries of responsibility stretch from the Hawaiian Islands and across most of the Central and Western Pacific. U.S. Coast Guard regularly perform missions in maritime safety, protection of natural resources, maritime security, homeland security, and national defense. LCDR Adam Disque and LT Ken Franklin, US Coast Guard along with Eric Kingma, WPRFMC’s International Fishery/NEPA Enforcement Fisheries Development Coordinator are interviewed. Part 2 of 2. Radio Air Date 2/17/2018

50) Enforcement and Rules in the Western Pacific. The U.S. Coast Guard, 14th District boundaries of responsibility stretch from the Hawaiian Islands and across most of the Central and Western Pacific. U.S. Coast Guard regularly perform missions in maritime safety, protection of natural resources, maritime security, homeland security, and national defense. Eric Kingma, WPRFMC’s International Fishery/NEPA Enforcement Fisheries Development Coordinator is interviewed. Part 1 of 2. Radio Air Date 2/10/2018

49) Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council 101. Who are we? What do we do? Why should you get involved? This and more as discussed with Sylvia Spalding, WPRFMC’s Communication Officer. Part 2 of 2. Radio Air date 2/3/2018

48) Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council 101. Who are we? What do we do? Why should you get involved? This and more as discussed with Sylvia Spalding, WPRFMC’s Communication Officer. Part 1 of 2. Radio Air date 1/27/2018

47) Fishing Civics. Trying to encourage people to participate in the government process. The Council process is a bottom-up process, emphasizing public participation and involvement of fisheries management at the local and community levels. Discussed with Joshua DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst. Episode 2 of 2. Radio Air Date 1/20/2018

46) Fishing Civics. Trying to encourage people to participate in the government process. The Council process is a bottom-up process, emphasizing public participation and involvement of fisheries management at the local and community levels. Discussed with Joshua DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst. Episode 1 of 2. Radio Air Date 1/13/2018

2017 Shows

45) United Nations World Tuna Day.  Sylvia Spalding, communications officer discusses the 1st Inaugural Celebration of the United Nation’s World Tuna Day. Radio Air Date 4/28/2017.

44) Tuna Management. As discussed with Paul Dalzell, WPRFMC’s Senior Scientist. Radio Air Date 2/04/2017.

 

​2016 Shows

43) WPRFMC’s Year in Review. Key things that happened in 2016 and what’s in store ahead. Mark Mitsuyasu, WPRFMC’s Insular Program Manager and Paul Dalzell, WPRFMC’s Senior Scientist are interviewed. Radio Air Date 12/31/2016.

42)Non-Commercial Fishing License.  How would requiring a non-commercial fishing license affect fishing in Hawaii? This and more on non-commercial fishing licenses are discussed with Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst. Radio Air Date 12/17/2016.

41) WPRFMC’s Scoping Meetings. What are these meetings for? What meetings are coming up? How can you attend? Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst explains. Radio Air Date 12/03/16

40)WPRFMC’s Annual Report. What are they? Why are they produced? and How do I get a copy? Discussion with WPRFMC’s staff members: Josh DeMello, Fisheries Analyst, Asuka Ishizaki, Protected Species Specialist, Marlowe Sabater, Marine Ecosystem Scientist and Rebecca Walker, Fisheries Analyst. Radio Air Date 11/26/2016.

38) How Safe is Hawaii Seafood to eat?  – Scared about the recent salmonella outbreak in Limu? Wondering how to protect yourself? Listen to an interview with John Kaneko, Hawaii Seafood Council’s Seafood safety specialist. Radio Air Date 11/19/16.

37) Monographs – This radio interview discusses WPRFMC’s Monograph series. What are they? Why does the council produce them? And where to find them.. Radio Interview with Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fisheries Analyst. Radio Air Date 11/12/16

36) Ties that Bind: Hawaii in the Pacific – A documentary about how fish go “From The Ocean To The Poke Bowl”, as well as the conditions facing foreign fishermen in the Hawaii Longline Fleet as discussed with the film maker Caleb McMahan. Radio Air Date 11/05/16.

35)Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization Act. Learn more about the original Magnuson-Stevens act which is currently being reauthorized by congress as discussed with Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fisheries Analyst. Radio Air Date 11/05/16.

34)Professor Ray Hilborn. Distinguished Fisheries Professor Ray Hilborn discusses sustainability of World Fisheries with Mike Buck (2 parts) Part 1: Air Date: 2/13/16

Part 2: Air Date: 2/20/16

33) FISH Project Internship. How to apply, what to expect discussed  with Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst and project coordinator of the FISH Project Internship program. Air Date: 2/6/16

32) Akule Population Estimation Project. Using aerial surveys to estimate relative abundance of akule around OahuDiscussed with John Wiley, Contractor with WPRFMC.  Air Date: 1/30/16.

31) Large Pelagics Tagging Projects.  Discussed with Dr. Molly Lutcavage, SSC Member and Clay Tam, Pacific Islands Fisheries Group. Radio Air Date: 1/23/16

30)Stock Assessments and how information is gathered. Radio interview with Cassandra Pardee. Radio Air Date: 1/16/16

29) Quota exchange system explained and plans for 2016 year with Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst. Radio Air Date: 1/9/16

2015 Shows

28) Certified Angling instructor who is teaching Boy Scouts how to fish in Hawaii. Stan Wright, Bass and Oio Fishermen. Radio Air Date 9/26/2015.

27) Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program, what is it? How can you apply? and more with Josh DeMello, WRPFMC’s fishery analyst. Radio Air Date 9/19/2015.

26) Proposed changes to green seaturtle rules, how you can have input in the decision making process and more.  Interviewee is Asuka Ishizaki, WPRFMC’s Protected Species Coordinator. Radio Air Date 9/12/2015.

25) Bigeye Tuna Closure, what triggered it? What will happen now? explained by Eric Kingma, WPRFMC’s International Fishery/NEPA Enforcement Fisheries Development Coordinator. Radio Air Date 9/05/2015.

24) Deep 7 Bottomfish as discussed with Marlowe Sabater, WRPFMC’s Marine Ecosystem Scientist. Radio Air Date 8/29/2015.

23) Aha Moku, what is it? What does it do? with Charley Kaaiai, WPRFMC’s Indigenous Program Coordinator. Radio Air Date 8/22/2015.

22) How are fishery management decisions made? with guest Basil Oshiro, bottomfisherman and WRPFMC’s Advisory Panel member. Radio Air Date 8/15/2015.

21) What makes recreational fishing different from other fishing in Hawaii? Joshua DeMello, WPRFMC’s fishery analyst. Radio Air Date 8/08/2015.

20) Ahi Tuna Closure due to reach quota. Why was the fishery closed? What will happen? as discussed with Paul Dalzell, WPRFMC’s Senior Scientist. Radio Air Date 8/01/2015.


19) Fishing Conflicts that arise, how we can mitigate and resolve these issues with Chris Hawkins, WPRFMC’s Social Scientist.  Radio Air Date: 7/25/15

18) The social and economic importance of small yellowfin tuna with Chris Hawkins, WPRFMC’s Social Scientist. Radio Air Date: 7/18/15

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17) The reauthorization of the  Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.  Why is this important? What type of changes can we expect?  How will this affect you?  Discussed with Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fishery Analyst. Radio Air Date: 7/11/15

16) Data-limited fish stocks, how does this effect fisheries management? How can we get more data? This and more discussed with Paul Dalzell, WPRFMC’s Senior Scientist.  Radio Air Date: 7/4/15

15) Fishing tournaments as a venue for data collection as well as the importance of complete and correct data for fishery management decisions with Josh DeMello, WPRFMC’s Fisheries Analyst and Chris Hawkins, WPRFMC’s Social Scientist. Radio Air Date: 6/27/15

14) 163rd Council Meeting and Fisher Forum outcomes. Interviewee Mike Goto, United Fishing Agency. Radio Air Date: 6/20/15

13) Seafood safety and traceability and a Fishers Forum on this topic discussed by Justin Hospital, economist with the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, and Sylvia Spalding, WPRFMC’s communications officer. Radio Air Date: 6/13/15

12) Ecosystem and fishery indicators of productivity with Jeff Polovina, Division Chief of Ecosystem Science Division of NOAA PIFSC. Radio Air Date: 6/06/15

11) Catch reports and what happens with the information reported with Dr. Chris Boggs, Divison Chief of NOAA PIFSC. Radio Air Date: 5/30/15

10) Using video surveys to evaluate fishery resources. Interviewees are Mark Mitsuyasu, WPRFMC’s Insular Program Officer and Dean Sensui, Executive Producer for  Hawaii Productions Associates and “Hawaii Goes Fishing”. Radio Air Date: 5/23/15

9) Fish Aggregation Devices (FADs) 101. Discussion includes types of FAD’s, utilization by different fisheries, private versus permitted FADs and concerns about FADs found in the Western Pacific Region with Eric Kingma, WPRFMC’s International Fishery/NEPA Enforcement Fisheries Development Coordinator.  Radio Air Date: 5/9/15

7/8) Development of seafood waste utilization. Discussion on how fish processing waste can be converted into feed for aquaculture or fertilizer with Mark Mitsuyasu, WPRFMC’s Insular Program Officer and Warren Dominy, Senior Technical Consultant for Aquafeed.com Part 1 (19:09 Minutes)

Part 2 (17:24 Minutes)

Radio Air Date: 4/18/2015 6) How the council has to comply to federal standards  and the council’s five-year research priorities with Chris Hawkins, WPRFMC’s Social Scientist.  Radio Air Date: 4/25/15

5) Surveying fishermen and developing a noncommercial fisheries database.  Interviewee is Chris Hawkins, WPRFMC’s Social Scientist.  Radio Air Date: 4/11/15

4) Green Sea Turtle (honu) interview with Asuka Ishizaki,  WPRFMC’s Protected Species Coordinator and Mac PoePoe, Molokai Community Member. Discussion includes proposed revision of listing status under Endangered Species Act,  and future of honu management in Hawaii. Radio Air Date 4/4/15

3) Discussion on Community Based Management with Charley Ka’ai’ai, Indigenous Coordinator for WPRFMC. ​Radio Air Date: 3/28/15

2) Information on the “Marine Science Course on Fishery and Resource Management” that is available to high school students during the summer of 2015.  Past students are interviewed about what they learned and experienced during the course. Radio Air Date: 3/21/15

1) WPRFMC’s Code of Conduct. Interview with Charley Ka’ai’ai, Indigenous Coordinator, and Craig Severence, SSC Member. Radio Air Date: 3/21/15