CBSFA Proposed Rules
       by Resource Species

 MILOLI'I

Aquarium Fish
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Proposed Species Rules
    No aquarium fishing in entire CBSFA
Existing State Species Rules
    State regulations prohibit take of any marine life for commercial aquarium.
Kole
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Proposed Species Rules
    Minimum Size: 5 inches (FL)
    Bag Limit: No more than 20 fish per person per day
    No take during spawning season (March – June)
Existing State Species Rules
    There are no regulations specific to take of this species.
Pākuʻikuʻi
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Proposed Species Rules
    Minimum Size: 5 inches (FL)
    Bag Limit: No more than 5 fish per person per day
    Prohibited from taking in the Pāku’iku’i Rest Zone from Makahiki Point to Honomalino Point
Existing State Species Rules
    None
Uhu (Larger)
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Proposed Species Rules
    Minimum Size: 14 inches (FL)
    Maximum Size: 20 inches (FL)
    Bag Limit: No more than 1 red uhu (female) per person per day
    No take of blue uhu
    No harvest during spawning season (March – May)
    No night spearfishing (3-prong or arbolette) of Uhu
    Spectacled: uliuli-male, ‘ahu’ula-female (Chlorurus perspicillatus)
    Red-lipped: uhu ‘ele’ele-male, pālukaluka-female (Scarus rubroviolaceus)
Existing State Species Rules
    Uhu uliuli & eleele (blue males) - Taking prohibited on Maui

    Uhu ʻahuʻula & pālukaluka (red females) - Minimum size is 14 inches and 2 total of all species
Uhu (Smaller)
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Proposed Species Rules
    Bag Limit: no more than 1 blue and 2 red per person per day
    No night spearfishing (3-prong or arbolette) of Uhu
Existing State Species Rules
    Minimum size 12 inches (Statewide except Maui -10 inches)

    Bag limit - 2 total all species (Maui only)
Ula
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Proposed Species Rules
    Bag Limit: 2 per day per person
Existing State Species Rules
    Closed May-August
    Minimum size: 3¼ inch (carapace length)
    No spearing, whole only, not mutilated.
    No taking or killing females
ʻAʻama
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Proposed Species Rules
    No take females with eggs in entire CBSFA
Existing State Species Rules
    There are no regulations specific to take of this species.
ʻOpihi
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Proposed Species Rules
    Makaiāuli (blackfoot / Cellana exarata) ‘Ālinalina (yellowfoot / Cellana sandwicensis) - 1 gallon size Bag Limit: no more than 1 bag per person per day (with shell)
    Kō’ele (Cellana talcosa):
    No take in entire CBSF
    No take of any species of ‘opihi from any Pu’ūhonua Zone (Pāpā, Honomalino, Kapua, Manukā)
Existing State Species Rules
    Minimum size 1 ¼ inch (shell diameter)
    ½ inch (meat diabetes, if meat only)
‘Ōpelu
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Proposed Species Rules
    Open Season: September - January
    Close Spawning Season: February - August in ‘Ōpelu Traditional Management Zone
    No take of ‘ōpelu using net in ‘Ōpelu Traditional Management Zone (Nāpōhakuloloa - Kapu’a)
    Hook and line of ‘ōpelu take ALLOWED
Existing State Species Rules
    No minimum mesh size;

    Unlawful to use animal bait except with hook-and-line in waters of South Kona between Kiʻilae-Keokea and Kapuʻa-Kaulanamauna boundaries
‘Ū’ū
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Proposed Species Rules
    No take during Spawning Season (April - June)
Existing State Species Rules
    There are no regulations specific to take of this species.