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Kona Town Meeting – Protecting West Hawaii's Tropical Fish

Protecting tropical fish in West Hawaii is the topic for the next Kona Town Meeting, being held on October 11th, 6-8 p.m. How can Hawaii’s delicate coastal ecosystem, with its irreplaceable varieties of tropical fish, be protected and preserved?

The goal of Kona Town Meetings is to hold informative, educational, and interactive forums on important topics relevant to our community. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend and participate. Admission is free and meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, September through May, at the Makaeo Events Pavilion at the Old Kona Airport Park (dates subject to change).

Guest Speakers:

  • David Dart, West Hawaii Fisheries Council
  • Pete Hoffmann, Hawaii County Councilmember, District 9
  • Tina Owens, Founder of The Lost Fish Coalition — White Paper
  • Dr. Bill Walsh, Division of Aquatic Resources Biologist

Council update: Councilmember Angel Pilago

Click here to read a story in West Hawaii Today (9/16/11) outlining the Council’s proposal.

Kona Town Meetings are presented by Community Enterprises, a non-partisan, non-profit organization. For more information, please go to www.konatownmeeting.org, or call Fred Housel at 331-8602.

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Pat Strausse, R

October 7, 2011

Thanks Michele for keeping us updated on what’s going on in Kona on this. If you make the meeting, can you post an update?

Pat Strausse, R

October 7, 2011

Thanks Michele for keeping us updated on what’s going on in Kona on this. If you make the meeting, can you post an update?

Heidi White

October 11, 2011

Michele, I hope to see you there tonight. This is a important issue. The depleting schools of tropical reef fish should be protected and I hope to help. Thanks for the blog!

Heidi White

October 11, 2011

Michele, I hope to see you there tonight. This is a important issue. The depleting schools of tropical reef fish should be protected and I hope to help. Thanks for the blog!

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