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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


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:

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