Kona Kick Off

Kona Kick Off 2018-06-13T03:42:55+00:00


The Kona Kick Off is the first event in the 2018 Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series.

A “Four Flags” tournament, the largest marlin earns 40% of the base purse.

The largest ahi, ono and mahi each earn 20% of the base purse.

There are optional daily entries as well.

2018 – Schedule of Events

June 22nd    6PM -Pupus, Registration and Team Briefing at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club.

June 23rd    7AM to 4PM – Fishing

June 24th    7AM to 4PM – Fishing

June 24th    6PM – Awards Party at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club

For an old fashioned (printable) entry form, click here: 2018 kko cash

For 2018 Kona Kick Off Rules click here:    2018 KKO Rules revised(PDF)

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.

2017 kko purse final | |2017 HMTS General Rules Start fix|

2018 HMTS Team Entry Form edited copy  2018 HMTS Liability and Publicity Release

Register Online – CREDIT CARD

Register Online – CHECK PAYMENT



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>

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Rodney Carroll with his 613 lb. blue, winner of the Kona Kick Off. Caught on board Ihu Nui with Capt. McGrew Rice, Carlton Arai and Kaulike Rice. Rachel Carroll (holding the check) contributed a blue marlin tag and release.