The Waikiki-Diamond Head Shoreline Fisheries Management Area is closed to fishing during the calendar year 2013. This area is closed to fishing on alternate years to help restore fish populations. The FMA is open to fishing during the calendar year 2014. Location The Waikiki-Diamond Head Shoreline Fisheries Management Area extends from the ewa wall of ...
Read More Waikiki-Diamond Head Shoreline FMA closed to fishing during 2013, open to fishing Jan 1, 2014.

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the fishing public that the season for ‘ama‘ama (striped mullet) will be closed from Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, through Monday, March 31, 2014. “ ‘Ama‘ama are about to enter their peak spawning season, which increases their vulnerability to fishing pressure,” said William J. Aila, Jr., DLNR ...
Read More Annual Closure Of ‘Ama‘Ama (Striped Mullet) Season Goes Into Effect December-March

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces the opening of akule fishing for Waimea Bay Ocean Waters from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2013. “Pupukea Marine Life Conservation District (MLCD) prohibits the take of marine resources, with the exception of the Waimea Bay portion of the MLCD. The Waimea Bay portion allows for ...
Read More DLNR Announces Akule Fishing At Waimea Bay Oahu – Akule Fishing Open Nov. 1 – Dec. 31

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is proposing to amend and adopt Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) pertaining to West Hawaii, specifically to amend chapters 13-54, 13-57, and 13-75, repeal 13-60.3, and adopt a new replacement chapter 13-60.4. The rules propose establishment of a list of 40 fish species permitted for aquarium take with ...
Read More Results of public hearing for amendments to West Hawaii administrative rules

Licensed commercial fishers are now able to submit their monthly Commercial Fishing Report online.  Commercial fishers may use the online system to submit their fishing reports.   Some of the benefits of the Online Fishing Report system that licensed commercial fishers will realize include: Ability to view report submission status Easy to submit “Did Not Fish” ...
Read More Commercial Fishing Report Online System Now Available