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The state Department of Health is advising caution for Oahu residents who have recently eaten poke or ahi from a series of local stores and restaurants.

John Kaneko

The western and central Pacific ocean are the world’s largest tuna fishery, an industry worth seven billion dollars a year.   The stakes were high as a battle over sustainable harvesting of this resource came to a head  in Australia earlier this month.   In Hawai’i, meanwhile, families are monitoring the availability of ‘ahi, or big eye tuna, like hawks  and traditionally, demand comes to a climax on New Year’s day.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.

http://www.hawaii-seafood.org/