Big Island Fish Farming Project Makes Time's List

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A growing demand for seafood is pushing some fisheries to think outside the box—and outside traditional fishing nets. Here in Hawaii, Kampachi Farms made national headlines for a recent invention that could change the business of fish farming.

It’s called The Velella Project…and Time Magazine just named it one of the top 50 inventions of 2012. Neil Sims, co-founder of Kampachi Farms, describes how these innovations can create a more sustainable Hawaii.

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After a 7-month trial, The Velella Project raised a total of ten-thousand pounds of kampachi.  For more information, visit www.kampachifarm.com.

 

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(Molly Solomon / HPR News)