DLNR invites fishermen to an informal “talk story” session with DLNR Chairperson William J. Aila, Jr. at 6 p.m. the last Thursday of every month in the DLNR Boardroom on the first floor at 1151 Punchbowl St., Honolulu.

The next meeting is Thursday, May 30. For this upcoming meeting, Dr. Jeff Drazen, UH Manoa Oceanography will be presenting his teams monitoring results of the Bottomfish Restricte…d Fishing Areas (BRFAs). This research is being conducted under contract by the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) to provide resource managers with scientific data on the management areas.

DLNR is hosting locations on the neighbor islands to provide an opportunity to view the presentation and participate in a question and answer “talk story” session to follow the half hour presentation.

Remote locations to participate in the meeting on May 30 at 6 pm are:
Maui – Kihei Sanctuary Office at 726 South Kihei Road, Kihei, HI 96753.
Kona – Honokohau SBH/District Offices at 74-380 Kealakehe Parkway, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

For more details on these meetings e-mail DLNRFishing@hawaii.gov