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) closed May-Aug
Kona crab closed May-Aug
Moi closed Jun-Aug

Waikīkī-Diamond Head
Closed to fishing during 2023

Kōke‘e, Kaua‘i
Rainbow trout season open Jun 17-Sep 30

Coral bleaching
Saving Coral and The Coral Pledge
Report bleaching
Latest information: Recovery Plan