12/31/13 – Public Invited To Information Meeting About Proposed Mo‘omomi Community-Based Subsistence Fishing AreaPosted on Dec 31, 2013 in Aquatic Resources, Fishing, News Releases
DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
WILLIAM J. AILA JR,
For Immediate News Release December 31, 2013
PUBLIC INVITED TO INFORMATION MEETING ABOUT PROPOSED
MO‘OMOMI COMMUNITY-BASED SUBSISTENCE FISHING AREA
KAUNAKAKAI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources invites the public to attend an information meeting on Monday, Jan. 6, regarding a community proposal to designate Mo‘omomi as a Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area. The proposal consists of a management plan and proposed fishing rules to protect the island’s subsistence fisheries for future generations. The meeting will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Mitchell Pau‘ole Community Center at 90 Ainoa St. in Kaunakakai.
Proponent Mac Poepoe will explain the community-based subsistence fishing area proposal on behalf of Hui Malama o Mo‘omomi.
The purpose of this meeting is to share the Mo‘omomi Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area (CBSFA) proposal with the Moloka‘i public and welcome input on the proposal, which represents the combined efforts of Hui Malama o Mo‘omomi, ‘Aha Kiole o Moloka‘i, and Pala‘au Moku residents to take care of the ‘aina and kai.
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DLNR Public Information Specialist
Phone: (808) 587-0320