Waikiki-Diamond Head Shoreline FMA closed to fishing during 2013, open to fishing Jan 1, 2014.
The Waikiki-Diamond Head Shoreline Fisheries Management Area is closed to fishing during the calendar year 2013. This area is closed to fishing on alternate years to help restore fish populations. The FMA is open to fishing during the calendar year 2014.
The Waikiki-Diamond Head Shoreline Fisheries Management Area extends from the ewa wall of the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium to the Diamond Head Lighthouse, from the highwater mark out to a minimum seaward distance of 500 yards, or to the seaward edge of the fringing reef if one occurs beyond 500 yards.
“Open to fishing” from January 1 to December 31 of even-numbered years.
“Closed to fishing” from January 1 to December 31 of odd-numbered years.
To fish for, take or possess any legal size marine life in season during the “open to fishing” period, provided that only hook-and-line, thrownet, handnet to land hooked fish, and spear fishing and hand harvesting methods are employed.
With a permit to engage in activities otherwise prohibited by law for scientific, propagation or other purposes.
To fish for, take or injure any marine life (including eggs), or to possess in the water any fishing gear during the “closed to fishing” period.
To use any spear between the hours of 6:00 pm to 6:00 am, or have or possess in the water any trap or net except thrownet or handnet to land hooked fish during the “open to fishing” period.
Download a copy of the administrative rule and illustrative map (PDF) of the Waikiki-Diamond Head Shoreline FMA.
NOTE: The Waikiki-Diamond Head Shoreline FMA is adjacent to the Waikiki Marine Life Conservation District where fishing is prohibited. Please see the DAR Fishing Regulations page or the Marine Life Conservation District pages for more information.