The Kona Kick Off, June 27-29, 2014, is the first event in the Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series and the first Sanctioned Hawaii Division InTheBite Captain of the Year Cup event. The ITB Captain’s Cup points allocation have been modified to accommodate the hybrid tournament scoring format in Hawaii. Each teams cumulative catches, harvests and releases, are combined in a tournament total and 1st, 2nd and 3rd places will be scored 500 pts, 300 pts and 100 pts respectively. The Hawaiian Marlin Tournament Series Champion will be awarded 250 bonus points. Check out last year’s Kona Kickoff tournament winning 757-pound blue taken on the Marlin Magic.