American Samoa 2021 Lunar Calendars are now available
Honolulu, HAWAII — The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council is pleased to announce the availability of the 2021 traditional lunar calendars for American Samoa, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam and Hawaiʻi.
The calendars aim to raise awareness about traditional ecological knowledge and enhance community involvement in fishery management. Council staff and regional Advisory Panels collaborated to highlight 13 popular fishing spots. Each location has historical and current information, species commonly caught, fishing methods, gear used and the reason it is important to fishermen.
Calendars are available to download and print by visiting www.wpcouncil.org/educational-resources/lunar-calendars.