Location: Hilo Harbor refers to that portion of the bay in Hilo bounded
seaward by the breakwater, and a line from the tip of the breakwater
southwestward to Alealea Point. "Wailoa River" is that part of Wailoa
River bounded by a line drawn across the mouth of the river and the footbridge
at the mouth of Waiakea Pond, and includes Waiolama Canal upstream of Pauahi
Street. "Wailuku River" is that part of Wailuku River between the
Mamalahoa Highway bridge and Wainaku Avenue bridge.
- Use of thrownets, opae nets not exceeding three
feet in any dimension, and nehu nets not longer than fifty feet to take nehu for
family consumption or bait purposes.
- Taking of crabs with baited lines, provided
that a dip net may be used to land crabs lured to the bait, or with not more
than five crab nets not exceeding two feet in longest straight line dimension
and stretched mesh of not less than two inches, provided such nets are attended
to at all times.
- Commercial Marine licensees with a bait license
may take bait-fishes.
- Licensed pond owners or operators may take
young mullet (pua) or other small fish for stocking their fishpond.
- Use of nets, except as indicated in permitted
- To catch or possess more than 20 fish of all
species of mullet, moi and ulua (including papio and omilu), provided such bag
limit shall not include more than 15 moi. Mullet and moi may not be taken during
their closed seasons.
- To fish with more than two poles with one line
each, or two hand-lines, or with more than two hooks or lures per line.
- To use traps.
- To take or possess more than three Samoan crabs
per day, or any Samoan crab less than six inches in width, and kuahonu (white)
crabs measuring less than four inches in width across the back, or any crab with
external eggs or with missing or mutilated abdomen or tail, or with a puncture