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

It’s Hurricane Season. Are you prepared?  Do you have a hurricane plan?

NOTICES …. to Boaters

NOTICES …. to Commercial Operators

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

The final version of the “Manta Ray Viewing Boating Operations and Safety Assessment” is available for review (Posted 10/02/15)


Kewalo Park Surfing Contest Schedule and permits issued for marine events