DLNR sets hearings on Lanai, Molokai
Fishers on Lanai and Molokai will be able to register their laynets with Department of Land and Natural Resources staff who will be on those islands this month for public hearings on amendments to bottomfishing rules.
Representatives from the Division of Aquatic Resources also will be on hand to answer questions or concerns about marine resource management issues, issue commercial fishing licenses, and provide information on the new on-line commercial fish catch reporting system.
The hearing are set for:
• March 18, Lana‘i: Lana‘i High School and Elementary School; 555 Fraser Avenue
• March 23, Moloka‘i: Mitchell Pau‘ole Center; 90 ‘Ainoa Street; Kaunakakai
The meetings will begin with a public information presentation at 6 p.m., followed by the hearing at 6:30.
For information on the laynet registration requirements, call (808) 243-5294 or (808) 268-2162, or visit http://hawaii.gov/dlnr/dar/regulated_gear.html.