Community supported fisheries are a relatively new concept. However, the literature on this topic is developing rapidly. Explore the resources we provided below to familiarize yourself about the ins and outs of CSFs and on other seafood related issues.

Seafood Literature

Mercury in Seafood

Mercury is neutralized when combined with Selenium

Status of Ahi Stocks

Stock status of Ahi, Yellowfin Tuna, in Hawaiʻi

Seafood Eco-Labels

Can consumers understand sustainability through Seafood Eco-Labels?

Hawaiian Ahi

Hawaiian Ahi, Yellowfin Tuna, is genetically different than all other Yellowfin Tuna

IUU Seafood

Mercury is neutralized when combined with Selenium

CSF Literature

Beyond Economics

Local seafood: rethinking the direct marketing paradigm

Sustainability of CSFs

Do community supported fisheries improve sustainability?

Direct Marketing

Direct marketing strategies: The rise of community supported fishery programs

CSF Diversity

Describing the diversity of community supported fishery programs in North America


From Vegetable Box to Seafood Cooler: Applying the Community-Supported Agriculture Model to Fisheries

Hawaii’s First CSF (Community Supported Fishery)

Ashley Watts brings her love for the ocean to the people through Hawaii's first CSF (Community Supported Fishery).

By working with local fisherman to encourage sustainable fishing practices and educating CSF members, she is hoping to create a healthier fishery throughout Hawaii.

Local I'a's vision is to be a leader in shaping a more vital and thriving Hawaii as the foundation for future generations.

Local I'a's mission is to be the leading digital media platform raising public awareness and promoting civic engagement in Hawaii.
Featured Stories
Local Ia Fisheries Hookup

Local I’a Hooks Customers

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Love seafood and the ocean? Want to know exactly where and when your seafood was caught, so you can rest assured that it is labeled correctly? Local I’a Community supported fishery provides fair-trade, 100 percent local seafood, traceable from boat to plate using an online plateform called ThisFish created by Ecotrust.

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Will 2017 be the year we get serious about sustainable food?

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The next few years could be pivotal for sustainable food in the realms of organic farming, sustainable fishing and plant based meat alternatives.

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We proudly source local, in-season seafood and distribute it directly to consumers islandwide.
Visit our kitchen in Kaimuki on Saturdays or our farmers' market booth on Sundays in Mililani. You can also enjoy our fish prepared by a select few chefs and restaurants on Oahu!