Coral reef. Photo: J. Maragos, USFWS


xxMarine National Monument

xxMonument Management Plan


To the Monument's websites

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (FWS website)

Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Susan White
FWS Superintendent
Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

300 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 5-231
Honolulu, HI 96850
Phone: (808) 792-9480

Current Status:
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the State of Hawai`i in consultation with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, have completed the Monument's Management Plan (MMP), and associated Environmental Assessment. The Service's Finding of No Significant Impact and Findings of Appropriateness and Compatibility Determinations required for refuge public uses are posted below.

Documents Available Online: Read, print, or download the following documents using Adobe Acrobat's Portable Document Format (PDF). A free copy of the software is available from the Adobe website.

Final MMP documents:

Link to Volumes I through V of the Final MMP and the current planning update—Ka Palapala Ho‘omaopopo (The Informative Letter)
Final Plan=Volume I
Environmental Assessment=Volume II
Appendices and Supporting Documents (including Appendix B the Midway Visitor Services Plan)=Volume III
Midway Conceptual Site Plan=Volume IV
Response to Comments=Volume V

Documents supporting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's findings and programs follow:

Finding of No Significant Impact

Refuge Use Compatibility Determinations and Findings of Appropriateness

Information Updated as of: December 2008