Koloa Landing a no-take zone

photo submitted by Gordon LaBedz

This photo shows the wording on the sign now posted at Koloa Landing, advising it’s been set up as a voluntary marine protected area.

Photo courtesy of Scott Bacon

Some local divers say the number of Hawaiian dragon moray eels seen at Koloa Landing has diminished in recent years.

KOLOA — Kauai’s first voluntary marine protected area is now at Koloa Landing, meaning that divers and fishermen have agreed not to remove aquarium fish and eels from the reef.