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Management Plan Review Documents

This page provides links to pdf versions of documents related to the Draft Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. File size can be found next to each link in parenthesis.

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Section 106 Summary for Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
(as of 04/28/15)
Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (54 U.S.C. 306108) requires that Federal agencies take into account the effects of their undertakings on historic properties elegible for or listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and afford the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and the State Historic Preservation Division an opportunity to comment on projects. Specifically, the agency is required to:
• Make a reasonable and good faith effort to identify historic properties;
• Determine whether identified properties are listed on or eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places;
• Assess the effects of the undertaking on any eligible or listed historic properties identified;
• Avoid or mitigate any adverse effects when possible.

Download a copy of the Section 106 Summary

Sanctuary Advisory Council Naming Working Group:
At the January 2012 meeting, the sanctuary advisory council formed a working group to develop possible new names for the sanctuary. A final report was developed and on August 7, 2013, the council voted unanimously to accept the report and forward it to sanctuary management. Download the final report of the Sanctuary Advisory Council Naming Working Group.

Draft Management Plan/EIS by section
Sections of the document can be viewed by clicking on the links in the diagram below.

Special Management and Focus Area Information Sheets:



Federal Register Documents:

EIS Notice of Availability (192KB)

Proposed Rules (462KB)

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