Welcome to Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation!

“Enhance, protect, conserve and manage Hawaii’s unique and limited natural, cultural and historic resources held in public trust for current and future generations of the people of Hawaii nei, and its visitors, in partnership with others from the public and private sectors.”


DOBOR Facilities by Island

Re-register my Boat via eHawaii – vessel transfers and new registrations must be done in person. 

Maunalua Bay Recreation Advisory Committee (M-RAC)

Kewalo Park Surfing Contest Schedule and permits issued for marine events


Severe weather can hit Hawaii any time.  Are you prepared? 

NOTICES …. to Boaters and Ocean Users

NOTICES …. to Commercial Operators

Commercial Use Permit for State Ocean Waters (01/23/15)