Video by Strong Persuader, Kona

Schedule of Events


 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR PARTICIPANTS, GUESTS AND SPONSORS

The Hawaiian Billfish Series is proud to present the:

“HAWAIIAN OPEN”- June 15th to June 18th, 2017 in Kona, Hawaii

Thursday June 15th:

  • Guests and anglers/teams arrive and visiting boat arrival from out Islands
  • 5 pm – 8 pm: Team/Angler/ Owner / VIP Reception with Team Check in and Optional Entry  Hawaiian Billfish Series – Great Food – Drinks – Door Prizes
  • Registration starts at 5pm Tournament Headquarters World famous Fish Hopper Restaurant Presented by Spencer Yachts
  • 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm Capt. briefing/ tournament rules meeting at Fish Hopper restaurant

Friday June 16th:

  • Capt. /Team check in on the way out of harbor open at 6:30 am for early start or 7:30am for late start
  • Start fishing 7:00 am or 8:00 am
  • weigh station opens 8:00 am
  • Tournament sponsor raffle giveaway at random times
  • 10 am , 12pm and 2pm, 4pm check in
  • Stop Fishing: 4:00 pm if 7:00am start or if you choose 8:00 am start stop fishing 5:00pm

Saturday June 17th:

  • Capt. / Team check in on way out of harbor open at 6:30 am for 7:00 Start fishing and 7:30am for late start 8:00 Start
  • Start fishing 7:00 am or 8:00am
  • weigh station opens 8:00 am
  • Younglife Kids to spend the day cleaning up the harbor area
  • Tournament sponsor raffle/contest giveaways at random times
  • 10AM, 12pm and 2pm check in
  • Stop Fishing: 4:00 pm if 6:00am start or if you choose 8:00 am start stop fishing 6:00PM
  • 4:30pm  Charity Fish Tacos  delivered to boats in Honokohau harbor- ALL proceeds to be donated to Younglife Hawaii
  • Last chance optional “Open” last day entry accepted until 7:00 PM

Sunday June 18th:

  • Capt./ Team check in on way out of harbor open at 6:30 am
  • Start fishing at sea buoy 7:00 am: Bimini style
  • weigh station opens 8:00 am
  • Tournament sponsor raffle giveaways at random times
  • 10am, 12pm and 2pm check in
  • Stop Fishing 3:00 pm
  • Weigh station closes 5:00pm
  • 6 pm – 9 pm: Team Owner / VIP Awards Gala at Tournament Headquarters world famous Fish Hopper Restaurant-
  • Presented by Hawaiian Billfish Series – Seat down dinner – Drinks – Door Prizes – LIVE music.

schedule of events