Land Area: 16,641 sq km
EEZ (x1000): 2,148 sq km

Islands: Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, Molokai, Lanai, Kauai, Niihau and Kahoolawe

Population: 1.4 million (2020 est.)
GDP per capita: $58,981 (2019 est.)

Aquaculture production: Hawaii 2019 aquaculture sales totaled $83.2 million, up 9 percent from 2017. Algae contributed $32.7 million and accounted for 39 percent of the total sales, down 7 percent from 2017. Ornamentals accounted for $2.64 million of total sales.

Aquacultured species: Over thirty aquatic plant and animal species are being raised for research or commercial production for food. Some of these include freshwater prawns, marine shrimp, seaweeds, tilapia, catfish, carp, oysters, clams, rainbow trout, salmon, abalone, mahimahi, koi, moi (Pacific threadfin), snails, frogs and microalgae.

Extension Contacts:
Bradley ‘Kai’ Fox
NOAA Sea Grant
University of Hawaii, Manoa
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Kevin Hopkins
SeaGrant College Program
University of Hawaii, Hilo
P. 808-933-3290
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