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KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii _ Hawaii’s Kona crab fishery is healthy enough to expand the catch brought to market, according to an assessment by a federal marine science agency. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration made the 2018 stock assessment of the main Hawaiian Islands Kona crab fishery, West Hawaii Today reported. SENT: 275 words.
GUAM WORK VISAS
HAGATNA, Guam _ More than 350 Philippine workers have been approved by the government of Guam to work at projects on the island, according to officials. Petitions for 355 workers received approval despite the recent removal of the Philippines from the list of countries approved by the U.S. government for new H-2B visas, the Pacific Daily News reported. SENT: 275 words.
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