DOBOR Emergency Contacts

SITUATION: CALL
Swimmer in Distress at Unattended Beaches
  • Honolulu Fire Department 911
Scuba Diving Accidents
  • Honolulu Fire Department 911
  • U.S. Coast Guard 808-541-2450
Boating Mishap Involving Injury
  • Honolulu Fire Department 911
  • DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) 808-643-DLNR (643-3567)
Marine Casualty
  • U.S. Coast Guard 808-522-8260
Missing Beachgoer at Unattended Beaches
  • Honolulu Fire Department 911
Sewage Spill/Water Pollution
  • Honolulu City and County, Environmental Concern Line 808-692-5656
  • Department of Health- Clean Water Branch 808-586-4309
Infectious Waste (syringes/needles)
  • Department of Health- Hazardous Evaluation & Emergency Response Office 808-586-4249 (after hours call 808-247-2191)
Hazards to Navigation
  • U.S. Coast Guard 808-842-2600
  • DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) 808-643-DLNR (643-3567)
Stranded, Injured Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles, Sea Birds
  • DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) 643-DLNR (643-3567)
  • National Marine Fisheries Service 808-983-5300
  • NOAA Fisheries (Seals, Turtles, Whales and Dolphins): 888-256-9840
  • NOAA Main Number: 808-725-5000
Overdue Boats
  • U.S. Coast Guard 808-842-2600
Shark Sighting (for data collection only)
  • DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources 808-587-0100
Fuel and Oil Spills (If your vessel discharges oil or hazardous materials into the water you must immediately notify the US Coast Guard at 1-800-424-8802. Report location, size, source, color, time observed and substances).
  • U.S. Coast Guard 808-842-2677
Fishing and Conservation Resource Violations
  • DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) 808-643-DLNR (643-3567)
Thrillcraft or Other Boating Violations of Ocean Recreation Management Area Rules
  • DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) 808-643-DLNR (643-3567)
Hazardous Debris on the Beach
  • Call local Police Department
Blocked Beach Access
  • Honolulu City & County- Mayor’s Complaint Office 808-523-4381
Dumping of Plastics, Garbage, Etc. into the Ocean
  • U.S. Coast Guard 808-842-2606
  • DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) 808-643-DLNR (643-3567)
DLNR Marine Debris Hotline

Understand DOBOR procedures in the event of an emergency!

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AGENCIES PHONE (on Oahu)
DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) 808-587-0100
DLNR, Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) 808-587-1966
DLNR, Division of Conservation & Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) 808-643-DLNR (643-3567)
U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) 808-983-5300