• In this July 4, 2015, photo provided by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, G. Umi Kai uses a traditional Hawaiian hook to catch a fish at the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in Hawaii. Kai supports a plan to expand the monument. Supporters and opponents of proposed expansion of one of the world's largest marine conservation areas have something in common: They're invoking Hawaiian culture to further their agendas. (Keola Lindsey/Office of Hawaiian Affairs via AP)

    Both sides in marine monument fight invoke Hawaiian culture

    HONOLULU (AP) — As a Native Hawaiian living in modern Hawaii, one of the times Shad Kane truly felt connected to his ancestors was when he traveled to a remote, 140,000-square-mile area of the Pacific where islands, atolls, islets and coral reefs make up a federally protected marine monument.