Customary marine resource knowledge and use in contemporary Hawai ‘ i

@inproceedings{Friedlander2013CustomaryMR,
  title={Customary marine resource knowledge and use in contemporary Hawai ‘ i},
  author={Alan M Friedlander and Janna M. Shackeroff and John N Kittinger},
  year={2013}
}
The Hawaiians of old depended on the sea for survival and, as a result, developed a sophisticated understanding of the natural processes regulating resource abundance and effective strategies to manage those resources. After Western contact, sociopolitical upheaval led to the breakdown of the traditional Hawaiian fisheries management system, though practice and knowledge continued. Even today, subsistence fishing is culturally and economically important to many communities throughout Hawai‘i… CONTINUE READING

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