Reports

Reports to the Legislature

The following reports are in pdf format.

A report on the findings and recommendations of effectiveness of the West Hawai‘i Regional Fishery Management Area. A report prepared by the DLNR in response to Hawai‘i Revised Statutes §188F-5, December 2014. (2.5 MB)

A report on the findings and recommendations of effectiveness of the West Hawai‘i Regional Fishery Management Area. A report prepared by the DLNR in response to Hawai‘i Revised Statutes §188F-5, January 2010. (1.4 MB)

Report on the progress for the adoption of rules to regulate the ornamental reef fishery industry in South Maui and Kane‘ohe Bay, Oahu, to confer with geographical stakeholders, and to propose appropriate legislation. A report prepared by the DLNR in response to House Concurrent Resolution 347, Regular Session of 2008. (118 KB)

Report on the implementation of Act 134, Session Laws of Hawai‘i 2000. A report prepared by the DLNR in compliance with Section 18.3 of Act 160, SLH 2006, relating to Alien Aquatic Organisms. (48 KB)

Requesting participation in a federal program to assist states in obtaining scrapped federal ships to use as artificial reefs in the waters of the State of Hawai‘i. A report prepared by the DLNR in response to Senate Concurrent Resolution 143, Regular Session of 2005. (100 KB)

A report on the findings and recommendations of effectiveness of the West Hawai‘i Regional Fishery Management Area. A report prepared by the DLNR in response to Hawai‘i Revised Statutes §188F-5, December 2004. (788 KB)

Report on a request to establish a task force to study the feasibility of establishing a freshwater fishery at the Wahiawa Reservoir, Oahu. A report prepared by the DLNR in response to House Concurrent Resolution 200, Regular Session of 2002. (1 MB)

A report on the development of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Operations Plan and clarification of the State’s role and responsibilities. A report prepared by the DLNR in response to Senate Concurrent Resolution 89, Regular Session of 2001. (408 KB)

Technical Reports

Moloka‘i Island Gill-net Project, May 2008 to June 2009. Puleloa, W. DAR Tech Rep. 12-01. December 2012. Division of Aquatic Resources, Molokai. (pdf, approx. 10 MB)

Hawaii’s Ulua and Papio Tagging Project, 2000 to 2004. Tagawa, A. and C. Tam. DAR Tech Rep. 06-01. May 2006. Division of Aquatic Resources, Honolulu. (pdf, approx. 1.6 MB)

Stream macroalgae of Hawai‘i: an identification guide to the common genera. Sherwood, A. DAR Tech Rep. 04-02. May 2004. Division of Aquatic Resources, Honolulu. (pdf, approx. 8.4 MB)

Seasonality of algae in Waiahole and Kahana streams, Windward O‘ahu, Hawai‘i. Sherwood, A. DAR Tech Rep. 04-01. May 2004. Division of Aquatic Resources, Honolulu. (pdf, approx. 3.4 MB)

Evaluation of the status of the recreational fishery for ulua in Hawai‘i, and recommendations for future management. Gaffney, R. DAR Tech. Rep. 20-02. October 2000. Division of Aquatic Resources, Honolulu. (pdf, approx. 2 MB)

A review of the biology of the family Carangidae, with emphasis on species found in Hawaiian waters. Honebrink, R. DAR Tech. Rep. 20-01. October 2000. Division of Aquatic Resources, Honolulu. (pdf, approx. 5.1 MB)

Other Reports

Final report on the movements of predatory reef fishes in the Molokini Marine Life Conservation District. June 2016. Friedlander, A., A. Filous, A. Wong, and R. Sparks. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. (pdf, approx. 3.3 MB)

Spatial dynamics of tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) around Maui and Oahu. Meyer, C. et al. May 2016. Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. (pdf, approx. 4 MB)

Japanese tsunami marine debris aerial imagery analysis and GIS support in the Main Hawaiian Islands. April 2016. Hawai‘i Coral Reef Initiative. (pdf, approx. 13 MB)

Maui and Lanai monitoring report. Sparks, R. et al. December 2015. Division of Aquatic Resources, Maui. (pdf, approx. 18.7 MB)

Evaluating the effectiveness of Restricted Fishing Areas for improving the bottomfish fishery in the Main Hawaiian Islands. September 2014. Drazen, J. C., V. Moriwake, D. Sackett, and C. Demarke. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. (pdf, approx. 15 MB)

Long-term monitoring of coral reefs of the Main Hawaiian Islands, final report. Walsh, W. et al. Hawai‘i Island monitoring report NA09NOS4260100. February 2013. Division of Aquatic Resources/NOAA. (pdf, approx. 3 MB)

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands/Kure Atoll Assessment and Monitoring Program. Final Report. Walsh, W., R. Okano, R. Nishimoto, and B. Carman. Results of a September 2001 research study at Kure Atoll. March 2002. (pdf, approx. 350 KB)