Enforcement crackdown

  • photo courtesy of Terry Lilley

    Onlookers maintain a safe distance from a Hawaiian monk seal on Poipu Beach on Kauai.

  • file photo courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    This Hawaiian Monk Seal, RK30, was assaulted on video in April 2016 and a Kauai resident was sentenced to four years in prison after being found guilty of harassment of a Hawaiian monk seal.

LIHUE — Officials are throwing the spotlight on marine law enforcement with a new report called StoryMap, detailing and mapping nine completed marine protection investigations in Hawaii.

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