22nd Annual ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament

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The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation invites anglers to register for the 22nd Annual ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament that will be held August 17 through 19, 2018.

Kahana Itozaki shows off his 53-pound ulua at the weigh-ins of the ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament. County of Hawai`i photo.

Completed registration forms must be turned in to the Recreation Division office at 799 Pi’ilani St. in Hilo or postmarked by Friday, July 13, 2018. Registration forms received or postmarked after July 13, 2018 will be returned. Registration forms, along with tournament rules, are available at County Parks and Recreation facilities islandwide, S. Tokunaga Store in Hilo, J. Hara Store in Kurtistown and Hawaiian Island Creations in Waimea. The forms can also be found online at:

Weigh-ins will be conducted from 12 noon until 1:30 p.m. Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the Honoka‘a Sports Complex, 45-451 Akia St. in Honoka‘a.

Separate divisions are offered for keiki five to 12 years old, teens, men, women, kūpuna 55 years and older, and ‘ohana or families. There will also be a barbless circle hook challenge. Entry fee is $25 or $30 depending on division. Make checks payable to County of Hawai‘i Director of Finance.


Prizes and awards will be presented for at least seven heaviest fish in each of the six divisions.

For more information call Rodney Cambra at (808) 963-5302, Jayme Carvalho at (808) 936-4285, or the Recreation office at (808) 961-8740.


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