Symposium on Kona's Marine Ecosystem: Past, Present and Future

Time and Location

September 15-16, 2011 9:00am-5:00pm
King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
75-5660 Palani Road
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

About the Symposium

The focus of this two-day symposium is to provide a forum for scientists and managers to present and discuss historical and ongoing research based on selected session topics.

The symposium venue and hotel is the King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. We have reserved a block of rooms at a special rate under "Kona IEA Symposium". Be sure to reserve your rooms early, as they are limited. These rooms will be available at this special rate until August 1, 2011.

Registration is free and the symposium is open to all who wish to attend. Please bookmark this page and check back soon for more information on registration, accommodations, and session topics. Registration will begin on May 1st and can be done online through our website. You will also be able to submit abstracts for oral presentations online starting May 1, 2011.

Abstracts must be submitted online through the website by July 15, 2011 to be considered for oral presentations.

For more information about the symposium or the Kona IEA visit our website at or contact:

Evan Howell
Ecosystems and Oceanography Division
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2570 Dole Street, Honolulu HI 96822
Phone: (808) 983-5306

Dates to Remember

  • May 1, 2011 – Registration and abstract submission begins
  • June 1, 2011 – Abstract submission deadline
  • July 1, 2011 – Notification e-mails about Abstract Acceptance
  • July 15, 2011 – Attendance confirmation from presenters
  • August 1, 2011 – King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel room reservations deadline