Suit filed to protect threatened sharks

  • Kaikea Nakachi / Special to The Garden Island

    An oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, swims in the waters off Hawai‘i.

HONOLULU — Earthjustice filed suit earlier this month against the National Marine Fisheries Service on behalf of the Conservation Council for Hawai‘i and Mike Nakachi, a Native Hawaiian cultural practitioner.