The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Management Plan has been approved. The plan will guide the work of the Monument Management Board and its individual agencies over the next 15 years. Reviews will be held every 5 years to allow for adaptive management as necessary.
How to get a copy?
Please use the links below to download any or all of the of the five volumes. A limited number of copies are available on CD and printed copies should be available in early February. For additional information, please contact the Monument offices by calling 808-397-2660.
The Draft Management Plan can still be accessed by using the links below. The Draft Monument Management Plan and its associated Environmental Assessment were released for public review and comment on April 23, 2008. An initial 75-day review period was provided, during which nine public meetings in Hawai‘i and one in Washington, D.C. were held. Upon request, the comment period was extended to 90 days, ending on July 23, 2008. More than 6,400 comments were received from across the Nation.
The management plan is comprehensive and represents the planning processes of three distinct agencies. Please review our page on the Co-Trustee Management structure, if you would like additional information on the agencies that are tasked to manage Papahānaumokuākea.