Keehi Small Boat Harbor loading dock repairs begin June 3, 2024.  Both ramp lanes will need to be closed on concrete pour days and when the new dock is installed. At all other times, one lane of the boat ramp will be closed during construction. Please launch from the Sand Island Ramp (South-Side Ramp) across ...
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NEW TSUNAMI VIDEO GIVES INSIGHTS, ANSWERS ON HOW TO PREPARE April is Tsunami Awareness Month in Hawai‘i.  The University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program (Hawaiʻi Sea Grant) partnered with organizations across the state to promote tsunami preparedness by creating a new 2024 Hawai‘i Tsunami Preparedness video.  This year marks 78 years since the deadly ...
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Urgent repair work to the Kikiaola Harbor loading dock will begin Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 8:00am.  Work is expected to be complete by Thursday, March 14, 2024. Repair work will be to the existing loading dock, affecting 10′ to 15′ of the Waimea side of the loading dock.  This work is not associated with ...
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EFfective March 13, 2024 and until further notice, the Vessel Registration & Titling Office on Oahu will be closed to the public until noon on Wednesdays.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Mail-in transactions will continue to be processed in the order they are received by staff.

Interested applicants may visit the link below for more information: Account Clerk II – Hawaii (24-0048)

Starting Monday, February 5, repairs will begin on the damaged seawall at Mā’alaea Small Boat Harbor to shore up its protection against wave action. Facilities will remain open.  However, please be aware that some parking stalls along the south breakwater will be blocked temporarily as needed during the project. Expected completion: May 31, 2024.

DOBOR Kauai District will be holding an impounded vessel auction.  This auction will be conducted via sealed bids only. Hand-delivered bids must be submitted by 4:00pm on January 17, 2024. Mailed bids must be postmarked no later than January 17, 2024. More information, including the auction packet, is available on the Impounded Vessel Auction page.

THIS STICKER COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE! This Scan If Found sticker helps the US Coast Guard and other emergency personnel conduct search and rescue efforts.  It can also help you recover lost gear if you affix it to your float, kayak, standup paddleboard, cooler, etc.  Get your free “Scan If Found” stickers   On Hawai`i ...
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Message for Hawaiʻi boaters from NOAA Fisheries, Pacific Islands Regional Office: Subject: Humpback Whale Approach Regulations in Hawaiʻi NOAA Fisheries is finalizing the interim final rule, “Approach Regulations for Humpback Whales in Waters Surrounding the Islands of Hawaiʻi under the Marine Mammal Protection Act” through the publication of a final rule. The regulations remain the same ...

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