Hawaii asks public for input on possible fish rules

Honolulu (AP) – The state plans to hold meetings on Oahu and
Lanai over the next six weeks to discuss possible regulations for
fishing parrotfish, or uhu, goatfish, or weke, and Jacks, or

These fish help maintain healthy coral reefs, so overfishing is
a source of concern for the state.

The Department of Land and Natural Resources has already held
similar meetings in Kauai, Maui and the Big Island.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

  • Honolulu. Sept. 10, 11 a.m. DLNR Board Room 132, Kalanimoku
    state office building, 1151 Punchbowl St.
  • Lanai. Sept. 10, 5 p.m., Lanai Public Library.
  • Honolulu. Sept. 15, 6 p.m., Kawananakoa Middle School.
  • Honolulu. Sept. 24, 2 p.m., DLNR Board Room 132.
  • Honolulu. Oct. 8, 6 p.m., DLNR Board Room 132.
  • Kaneohe. Oct. 13, 6 p.m., Ben Parker Elementary School.
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