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): May-Aug
Ula pāpapa (slipper lobster): May-Aug
Kona crab: May-Aug
Moi: Jun-Aug

Waikīkī-Diamond Head
Closed to fishing during 2021

Kōke‘e, Kaua‘i
Rainbow trout season Jun 19-Sep 30, lottery for opening weekend only

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