• The Latest: Hawaii citizens to protest fishing conditions

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    HONOLULU - The Latest on a meeting to discuss conditions among the Hawaii longline fleet :
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    Hawaii citizens are planning a rally outside the state Capitol to call for better conditions for fishermen.
    They're demanding an end to what they call unacceptable living and working conditions found on some U.S. fishing vessels docked in Hawaii.
    The protest coincides with a meeting Wednesday about the topic organized by Hawaii lawmakers.
    The meeting follows an Associated Press investigation which found that some fishermen have been confined to vessels for years.
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