NWHI Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary advisory councils to meet in Honolulu

Pagoda Floating Restaurant

1525 Rycroft St
Honolulu, HI 96814

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary advisory councils to meet in Honolulu

The Reserve Advisory Council for NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve (now part of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument) and the Advisory Council for NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary will meet jointly on Wednesday, December 6, at the Pagoda Hotel in Honolulu, HI. The meeting is open to the public.

The councils will discuss the Navy's draft Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing Environmental Impact Statement and recent presidential executive orders concerning national marine sanctuaries and marine national monuments. They also will discuss ways the councils can share resources and work together. 

WHAT: Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve and Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary joint advisory councils meeting

WHEN: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 9:00am �" 4:00pm. Public comment periods are at 11:50 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

 

WHERE: Pagoda Hotel and Floating Restaurant. International Ballroom 1st floor. 1525 Rycroft Street Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

 WHO: NOAA’sNorthwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Councils and Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Serving in a voluntary capacity, the councilmembers represent varying constituencies, including Native Hawaiian, research, conservation, commercial and recreational fishing, ocean-related tourism, education, and state and federal agencies.

The meeting agenda, along with information regarding parking, can be downloaded from the RAC website: https://www.papahanaumokuakea.gov/council/meetings/2017/rac_mtgs2017.html. For further information, please contact Nicole Evans at 808-725-5818 or nicole.evans@noaa.gov.

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Wednesday, 06 December, 2017

Contact:

Nicole Evans

Phone: 808-725-5818
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