March 22, 2022 – March 24, 2022 all-day Pacific/Honolulu Timezone

Date: March 22-24, 2022               Time: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (Hawaii)
………………………………………Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (American Samoa)
March 23-25, 2022       …………Time: 7:00 am to 1:00 pm (Marianas)
Location: Web conference
Host Sites:
CNMI: BRI Building Suite 205, Kopa Di Oru St. Garapan, Saipan
American Samoa: Tedi of Samoa Building Suite 208B, Fagatogo Village***
Guam: Cliff Pointe, 304 W. O’Brien Drive, Hagatna

***Due to current status of the COVID-19 pandemic, the public host site in American Samoa has been cancelled. Please use the WebEx information below to access the meeting.

Action Item Summary for the 190th Council Meeting
190 CM FR Notice

Final 189th Council Meeting minutes w-signature
Final 190th Council Meeting Minutes w -signed cover

Press Release – US Pacific Scientists Discuss Next Generation Data Collection, New Pacific Strategy to Advocate for Fisheries (17 March 2022)
Press Release – Federal Fishery Managers to Develop Fishing Regulations for Proposed Hawai‘i National Marine Sanctuary (22 March 2022)
Press Release – Western Pacific Council Supports Protection of False Killer Whales, Leads US Fisheries Interests in Pacific (23 March 2022)
Press Release – Fishery Management Council Asks for Remedies to Long-Standing Issues in Western Pacific Region (24 March 2022)

Major agenda items: MHI deepwater shrimp and precious corals acceptable biological catch review (final action item); Council response to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands proposed National Marine Sanctuary; AS Bottomfish Fishermen Data Workshop outcomes; 2021 HI and AS longline fishery reports; and Area-based management discussions.