The Kona Kick Off is the first event in the Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series. A “Four Flags” tournament, the largest marlin earns 40% of the base purse, and the largest ahi, ono and mahi each earn 20% of the base purse. There are optional daily entries as well.

2017 – Schedule of Events

June 23rd    6PM -Pupus, Registration and Team Briefing at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club.

June 24th    7AM to 4PM – Fishing

June 25th    7AM to 4PM – Fishing

June 25th    6PM – Awards Party at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club

For an old fashioned (printable) entry form, click here:  2017 Kick off cash entry


Follow the links below to access the contest rules. To register, please download and complete the Team Entry Form and select a payment form according to your preferred method of payment. Mahalo.

2015 kona kick off final results 2 | 2015 Kona Kick Off final purse |2017 HMTS General Rules Start fix|

2017 HMTS Liability and Publicity Release   2017 HMTS Team Entry Form 1  2017 KKO Rules




All HMTS Tournaments abide by the International Game Fishing Association’s International Angling Rules – Rules for Fishing in Fresh and Salt Water. A copy of these rules is supplied to each team prior to fishing and is also available HERE>

Blue Marlin Tournament Winner on “Marlin Magic