Public scoping of the proposed community-based subsistence fisheries area of ​​Kīpahulu

June 2, 2022 7:00 am HST
* Updated June 1, 10:22 p.m

Sanctuary in Kukui Bay where taking away all marine life would be prohibited. PC:

A virtual public scoping session for the proposed Community-Based Subsistence Fisheries Area Kīpahulu (CBSFA) is scheduled on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m

The meeting is scheduled by the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources.

The proposed Kīpahulu CBSFA extends from Kālepa Gorge in the southwest to Pua’alu’u Gorge in the northeast and includes approximately 9.2 km of shoreline.

Proposed Kīpahulu Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area PC:

Proposed changes to Hawaiian administrative regulations would specify the following:

  • new bag limits
  • size restrictions
  • seasonal closures
  • and/or Equipment Restrictions for Kala, ‘ōmilu, Moi, Kole, ‘Opihi, Ula and Limu
  • a sanctuary in Kukui Bay where taking away all marine life would be prohibited.

The changes would too

  • prohibit take away when night diving and spearfishing
  • prohibit commercial use of akul
Proposed Rules for the Community-Based Subsistence Fishery Area of ​​Kīpahulu. PC:

The public is invited to participate.


Interested guests can regstar here – Zoom link information is sent just before the scoping session.

Background information is available online here:

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