Vessel Auction – Bidding Ends April 27, 2021

Posted on Apr 13, 2021 in Announcements, Boat Harbors, Commercial Activities, Fishing Activities, Information Meeting, Main, Ocean Recreation Activities, slider

Due to safety concerns arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, this public auction shall be conducted by sealed bids only. All interested bidders shall deliver their bid in-person or via mail to: DOBOR Oahu District, 4 Sand Island Access Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819.

All in-person bids must be delivered prior to 4:00pm on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. All mail-in bids must be postmarked no later than April 27, 2021.

Bids may be delivered any time before these deadlines. Bids arriving after these deadlines will not be considered.

In order for a bid to be considered, a bidder shall be required to:

  • Fully complete the Sealed Bid Form provided by DOBOR. Sealed Bid Forms with incomplete fields will be rejected, and the bidder will have an opportunity to resubmit so long as resubmission can be accomplished within stated deadlines.
  • Enclose their completed Sealed Bid Form in a sealed envelope.
  • Include a written or printed label in an obvious location on the outside of the sealed envelope stating “Vessel Auction Sealed Bid” so that staff can identify the envelope.
  • Submit their sealed, labelled envelope to DOBOR within the deadlines stated above either in-person or by mail. Emailed bids not accepted.

All sealed bids will be opened and reviewed on Monday, May 3, 2021 at the DOBOR Oahu District Office.

The successful bidder of a vessel shall have until 12:00pm (Noon) on Friday, May 7, 2021 to pay the full balance of their bid.

DOBOR accepts payment only by cash, VISA, Mastercard, or certified check. Failure to make payment in full by the payment deadline shall result in the bid being rejected, and the next highest bidder will be selected.

For complete details, download the auction packet.

See the legal notice published to announce this vessel auction.

Download the auction bid form (1.1MB fillable PDF).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: not all details of the auction are contained in this web post.  Download and read the auction packet for complete details about this event.


Three of eleven vessels to be auctioned:

Posted 4/13/21 – last edited 4/14/21