ʻOhana Weekend Workshops

Quarterly, we offer different ʻohana (family) weekend workshops!

Every workshop has a different theme or topic that we focus on. 

Some of the Workshops we have done:

Limu (Seaweed) Workshop

Kalo (Taro) Workshop

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Marine Monitoring Workshop

1. No commercial harvesting of marine resources (except for invasive limu)

2. No fishing in or entry into the Makua Puʻuhonua refuge area (see map) without a permit.

3. No fish feeding.

4. Only the following harvesting activities are allowed within the Hāʻena CBSFA outside of the Makua Puʻuhonua area:

 

  • OK to collect empty pūpū (shells) with a snorkel, not SCUBA.

  • OK to collect limu (seaweed) only by hand.

  • Beginning December 1, 2017,

20 live shells provisions (i.e. ʻōpihi, pipipi, kūpeʻe, pūpū) may be taken and possessed per person per day in the ʻŌpihi Management Area only.

  • OK to take and possess two lobster per day per person, harvested by hand only.

  • OK to only take and posses up to 5 wana (sea urchins) per species per person per day.

  • OK to only take and posses up to 2 heʻe (octopus) per person per day, by hand or a stick no longer than 2 ft. long

  • No fishing with more than 2 poles with 2 hooks per pole.

  • No spear guns.

  • OK to go spearfishing with a pole spear (3-prong) up to 8ft. long during the day between 6AM - 6PM

  • OK to use a throw net

  • OK to take up to 3 specimens of marine life using a scoop net of no more than 3 ft. in any dimension, during the day between 6AM - 6PM

  • OK to surround net or paʻi paʻi net from shore or with a vessel no more than 14ft. long, with at least 2 people staying within 5 ft. of the net at all times while it is in the water.

  • OK to posses any fishing equipment or gear while in a vessel seaward of the Vessel Transit Boundary (see map).

For more information on the Hāʻena CBSFA rules and process:

https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dar/regulated-areas/haena-community-based-subsistence-fishing-area/

https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dar/announcements/haena-community-based-subsistence-fishing-area-rule-signed-by-governor/