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2010-08-11 11:30:00

Wasteful fishing gear catches and kills thousands of endangered, protected marine animals WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Environment Group today criticized a proposal asking the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to certify as sustainable a fishery that threatens vulnerable marine species including bluefin tuna, blue marlin, short-fin mako sharks and loggerhead and leatherback sea turtles. Day Boat Seafood, a wholesaler, has applied to the MSC in hopes that the...

2010-08-05 10:00:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Health benefits from marine plants and other ocean life have been documented and promoted throughout the nutritional industry for years. Like most industries, trends emerge and botanicals or superfruits garnered huge market penetration for a few years, but now consumers are turning back to extensively studied natural products including marine bioactives, like Fucoidan and Fish Oil. A polysaccharide found in brown algae, Fucoidan has been studied...

2010-07-15 12:14:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lee Crockett, director of federal fisheries policy for the Pew Environment Group, and Holly Binns, manager of Pew's Campaign to End Overfishing in the Southeast, issued this joint statement today on Senator Bill Nelson's (D-Fla.) legislation to weaken a key federal fishery law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, and delay plans to end overfishing and rebuild the severely depleted South Atlantic red snapper. The...

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2010-06-23 07:51:11

Avocado seed moth could devastate California's avocados, warns Mark Hoddle, currently on a field trip in Peru California's avocado industry is worth more than $320 million annually, and has about 6,000 growers farming more than 6,000 acres of land. Indeed, California grows nearly 95 percent of the country's avocados. University of California, Riverside entomologist Mark Hoddle is in Peru until the end of July 2010 to look for known avocado pests, in particular, the avocado seed moth, Stenoma...

2010-06-01 07:18:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading daily Fucoidan supplement, LIMU ORIGINAL(TM), is now available in a convenient two-ounce pouch as the LIMU ORIGINAL(TM) SHOT. LIMU, the recognized marketplace leader of Fucoidan-based products, launched the new packaging as a part of their brand transformation initiatives. The company has introduced several Fucoidan products into the marketplace, focusing on the marine bioactive's antioxidant, cardiovascular, energy and weight...

2010-04-28 15:57:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has received notification from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that 10 cases of infection with Salmonella serotype Paratyphi B var. L (+) tartrate+ (formerly serotype Java) have been reported in Hawaii, with a potential link to raw ahi (yellowfin tuna). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) Most of the people in Hawaii who became infected reported having...

2010-03-31 05:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In April, Whole Foods Market is spotlighting sweet and juicy Whole Trade(TM) pineapples to celebrate the expansion of its ethical sourcing program in Costa Rica, which puts the leading natural and organic foods supermarket at the forefront of responsible pineapple sourcing in the U.S. "We're thrilled to offer a delicious fruit that not only raises the bar on quality and taste, but also give shoppers an opportunity to make a real...

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2009-10-26 10:30:00

The next generation of optical devices could borrow inspiration from the spectacular eyes of the mantis shrimp. Reporting in Nature Photonics, researchers from the University of Bristol said mantis shrimps from the Australia's Great Barrier Reef have the most complex eyes known to man. The shrimp's eyes can see in twelve colors and distinguish between different forms of polarized light. By comparison, humans can only see in three colors. Researchers said the marine crustaceans' have special...

2009-10-19 07:03:00

MIAMI, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- And the Avocado League MVP goes to.....Elizabeth. Elizabeth Brakebill hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to be voted the inaugural MVP and "Big Hit" winner. The Avocado League, which celebrates women and their love for baseball and Mexican avocados, recognizes the winning game day avocado recipe that best embodied the spirit, passion and flavor of their city. Elizabeth and her National Nachos proved to be a "Big Hit" with the most online...

2009-10-01 15:29:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Batter up! It's time to play ball in the Avocado League - a league that celebrates women and their love for baseball and Mexican avocados. This All-Star group of eight women will represent their hometowns and compete in an online contest by submitting a game day avocado recipe that best embodies the spirit, passion and flavor of their city. The "Big Hit" recipe - the one with the most online votes - wins the title of Avocado League MVP by...


Latest Hawaiian cuisine Reference Libraries

Avocado Tree, Persea americana
2014-02-14 16:17:00

Persea americana is a flowering plant that belongs to the Lauraceae family. It is widely known as the Avocado tree. P. americana is a tree that grows up to 66 feet tall. It has alternately arranged leaves that measure about 5 to 10 inches long. Its flowers are tiny and greenish-yellow, measuring .2 to .4 inches in diameter. The tree’s popular, pear shaped green fruit measures 2.8 to 7.9 inches long and weighs between 3.5 and 35 ounces. It contains a single large seed, measuring 2 to 2.5...

Yellowfin Tuna, Thunnus albacares
2013-01-12 07:32:33

The yellowfin tuna is found in deep off-shore water distributed worldwide in both tropical and subtropical oceans, ranging to depths of 330 ft. The yellowfin can dive to 3,500 feet or more, but generally school in depths 246 feet or less. Although the yellow fin is a deep water fish it will occasionally come to shallower water to feed when water conditions are suitable and food is abundant. Being one of the larger species of tuna the yellowfin can weigh over 400 lbs. and reach a length of...

Albacore, Thunnus alalunga
2012-04-02 15:56:46

The Albacore, (Thunnus alalunga), also known as the Albacore Tuna, Albicore, Longfin, Albies, Pigfish, Tombo ahi, Binnaga, Pacific Albacore, German Bonito, Longfin Tuna, Longfin Tunny, and just Tuna, is a species of fish in the Scombridae family. It is the only species of tuna they is marketed as “white meat tuna” in the United States. It is found in open waters of all tropical and temperate oceans and the Mediterranean Sea. The adult Albacore measure up to 4.5 feet in length and...

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2007-04-05 00:16:31

The Mahi-mahi, Coryphaena hippurus, also known as Dolphin-fish, Dolphin, and Dorado are surface-dwelling ray-finned fish found in off-shore tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. They are one of only two members of the Coryphaenidae family, the other being the Pompano dolphin-fish. The name "mahi-mahi" ("strong-strong" in Hawaiian), particularly on restaurant menus, has been adopted in recent years to avoid confusing these fish with dolphins, which are mammals. They are also commonly...

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2005-06-02 12:09:48

The Marlin (also known as the spearfish) is a large game fish with an elongated body, a spearlike snout, and a long rigid dorsal fin, which extends forwards to form a crest. Measuring up to 2.5 m long, marlins are fast swimmers. They occur in all seas and hunt small fish. The larger species include the blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) which grows to 14.6 feet (4.6 m) long and around 992 pounds (450 kg). They are popular sporting fishes in certain tropical areas and are also commercially...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.