Do you fish from a boat? Do you catch tunas, mahimahi, ono, or uku? Then we want to talk to YOU!
The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council is hosting a series of public meetings to scope the issues that are important to small boat pelagic fisheries. Come to the meetings, talk story with us and let us know how YOUR fisheries should be managed!

Public Scoping Meetings Schedule

Island Date Location Time
Oʻahu Tuesday, February 4 Washington Middle School Cafeteria
1633 S King St., Honolulu, HI 96817
Kona Wednesday, February 5 West Hawaii Civic Center, Bldg G
74-677 Kealakehe Pkwy.,
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
6-8 pm
Hilo Thursday, February 6 Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale 
799 Piʻilani St., Hilo, HI 96720
Maui Monday, February 10 Lihikai Elementary School Cafeteria
335 S Papa Ave., Kahului, HI 96732
Kauaʻi Tuesday, February 11 Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Cafeteria                                                          4431 Nuhou St., Lihuʻe, HI 96766 6-8pm
Oʻahu Thursday, February 13 Benjamin Parker Elementary School Cafeteria
45-259 Waikalua Rd., Kāneʻohe, HI 96744

FR Notice
Scoping Meeting Announcement
Scoping and Public Information Document

Kona, Hawaii
Hilo, Hawaii
Hawaii Small Boat Fishery Fact Sheet
Hawaii Fisheries Fact Sheet

Can’t make it to the public scoping meetings but want to provide comments?

  • Fill-out a comment form online at:
  • Use our public comment sheet (Word, PDF) and email to or mail to 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813 Attn: Joshua DeMello, WPRFMC

Public comments will be accepted until February 15, 2020, C.O.B.

For more information, questions, etc. please contact Council staff Joshua DeMello at (808) 522-7493 or