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UPDATE: Fishing Tournament Registration Deadline Extended

July 14, 2016, 8:12 AM HST
* Updated August 3, 11:58 AM
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A 2015 ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament contestant weighs his prized catch. Photo credit: Hawai'i County Department of Parks and Recreation.

A 2015 ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament contestant weighs his prized catch. Photo credit: Hawai’i County Department of Parks and Recreation.

UPDATE: Wednesday, Aug. 3, noon

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation has extended the registration deadline for its ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament until Friday, Aug. 12.

The event will be held Aug. 19 to 21, with weigh-ins conducted Sunday, Aug. 21, at Honoka‘a Gymnasium.

ORIGINAL POST: July 14

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation invites anglers to register for the 20th Annual ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament Aug. 19 through 21.

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Completed registration forms must be turned in to the Department’s Recreation Division office at 799 Pi‘ilani Street in Hilo or postmarked by Friday, July 29.

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Separate divisions are offered for keiki 5 to 12 years old, teens, men, women, kūpuna at least 55 years old and ‘ohana.

There also will be a barbless circle hook challenge.

Entry fee is either $25 or $30 per person or family, depending on the division entered. Make checks payable to “County Director of Finance.”

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Weigh-ins will be conducted from noon until 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at Honoka‘a Gymnasium.

Registration forms, along with tournament rules, are available at County Parks and Recreation facilities island-wide, S. Tokunaga Store in Hilo and J. Hara Store in Kurtistown.

The forms also can be found online.

For more information about the ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament, call Jayme Carvalho at 962-2109 or 936-4285.

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