Welcome to DAR

The mission of the Division of Aquatic Resources is to work with the people of Hawai‘i to manage, conserve and restore the state’s unique aquatic resources and ecosystems for present and future generations.


Closed seasons
Ula (spiny lobster) closed May-Aug
Ula pāpapa (slipper lobster) May-Aug
Pāpa‘i kualoa (Kona crab) May-Sep
Moi Jun-Aug

Waikīkī-Diamond Head
Open to fishing during 2024

Kōke‘e, Kaua‘i
Rainbow trout season Jun 15-Sep 30

West Hawai‘i Regional FMA
Pāku‘iku‘i closed until Dec 2024

Coral bleaching