Archives for January 2014


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Request for Proposals: Hawaii Longline Electronic Reporting Project (Closed)

January 28, 2014

Background Information
The Hawaii longline fishery is managed under the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council’s Pacific Pelagic Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP). Through regulations promulgated under the FEP, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) monitors the Hawaii longline fishery through logbook and observer data. In 2012, NMFS initiated a national effort to consider the challenges and opportunities associated with the adoption of electronic reporting in fishery-dependent data collection programs. NMFS has issued a policy directive that encourages and endorses the use of electronic reporting technologies where appropriate.

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Protected Species Committee Meeting

Dates: January 28-29, 2014
Location: Council Office, Honolulu

FR Notice



Education Committee Meeting

Dates: January 30, 2014, 1 to 3 p.m.     Location: Council office (and by teleconference), Honolulu


US Coral Reef Task Force Meeting

Date: February 18-20, 2014     Location: Washington, DC


Council Coordination Committee Interim Meeting

Date: February 19-20, 2014    Location: Washington, DC


American Samoa Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee (REAC) Meeting

Date: May 5, 2014     Location: Tafuna, American Samoa

FR Notice

Draft Agenda


Joint Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem Plans (FEPs) Plan Team Meeting

Date: April 8-11, 2014     Location: Council Office, Honolulu


Mariana Plan Team Meeting

Date: March 14, 2014     Location: Guam Hilton, Tumon, Guam
Time: 8:30 am – 5 pm


CNMI Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee Meeting

Date: March 14, 2014     Location: Fiesta Hotel and Spa, Garapan, CNMI
Time 8:30 am – Noon