Dolphin swimming ban under final review

  • Jessica Else / The Garden Island file

    A spinner dolphin makes a close approach to a Holo Holo Charters boat along Na Pali Coast earlier this month.

KEAUHOU — Approaching and swimming with Hawaiian spinner dolphins is moving closer to being a thing of the past as federal officials work toward finalizing a rule outlawing the practice that’s created a booming tourism industry in West Hawaii and around the state.