Puakō Makai Watch Community Observation and Incident Reporting Form
This form is for reporting observations concerning natural resources. PLEASE NOTE: This form is NOT intended to take the place of contacting the Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) directly in the event of a suspected resource violation, but rather it is intended to inform the coordinators of the Makai Watch program of activities in the area which the reporter chooses to share. FOR SUSPECTED, ONGOING RESOURCE VIOLATION REQUIRING AN IMMEDIATE RESPONSE, ALWAYS CONTACT DOCARE AT (808)643-DLNR.
Please characterize the information you are providing via this form:
General information/observations from within the Puakō FMA or Waialea MLCD (enforcement action not necessary)
Information about a suspected violation (NOT occurring right now) and/or a general observation or complaint which does not require an immediate DOCARE response
Reporting and documenting an ongoing violation which merits immediate DOCARE response (note: CALL DOCARE IMMEDIATELY at (808)643-DLNR TO INITIATE A RESPONSE)
General report on volunteer activities and hours
Date (of observed incident, if applicable):
Time (of observed incident, if applicable):
Location within Puakō (please provide details, GPS coordinates, addresses, etc)
Total estimate of the time you were on site in Puakō and able to make observations
less than an hour
around an hour
2 - 4 hrs
4 - 6 hrs
6 - 8 hrs
More than 8 hrs
Time of day you were on site in Puakō and able to make observations
earlier than 6 am
6 am - 9 am
9 am - 12 pm
12 pm - 3 pm
3 pm - 6 pm
Did you observe any type of fishing while you were on site in Puakō?
Quick Summary - Please check all that apply
Fishing was observed (all fishing whether legal or suspected illegal)
Illegal fishing using any type of net (except thrownet) was observed
Other fishing rule violations were observed/suspected
Fish feeding was observed
Other reef impacts were observed
None of the above were observed
General Observations and Comments
Suspect Descriptions: Provide suspect name(s) if known. Provide approx. description: age, height, weight, hair, type/color of clothing, identifying marks such as scars, tattoos, etc.
Vehicle/License Plate NO.:
Observations (suspect actions and description of equipment using, etc.)
Please use this space to provide any additional details you would like to share, general observations, feedback, questions, concerns, suggestions, etc.
Digital Signature (write name/initials here if all information provided is accurate and complete to the best of your knowledge)
Photos are crucial to our documentation - please send any photos along with your name and the date of the incident (if applicable) to
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