2011 Hawaii Code
DIVISION 1. GOVERNMENT
TITLE 12. CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES
183B. Hawaiian Fishponds
§183B-1 Definitions.


HI Rev Stat § 183B-1 (2011 through Reg Sess) What's This?

[§183B-1] Definitions. As used in this chapter:

"Hawaiian fishponds" means the unique, traditional system and methodology of aquaculture practiced by the aboriginal people of Hawaii, and found nowhere else in the world. Generally referred to as "loko i a", the system mastered by ancient Hawaiians includes but is not limited to loko kuapa, loko umeiki, and loko pu uone. Loko i a are natural or artificial enclosures; loko kuapa are enclosures built upon a reef, loko umeiki are a type of permanent fish-trap structure, and loko pu uone are enclosed by sand. The term does not include any fishpond designed in a manner or constructed for purposes other than those associated with traditional loko i a management and culture. [L 1995, c 177, pt of §2]

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Hawaii may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.