Announcements

Keehi Small Boat Harbor office will be closed to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Thursday, October 1, 2020 until further notice.  Staff shortages have prompted the change.  The office will be in operation but closed to the public so DOBOR staff can keep up with necessary paperwork and administrative duties to maintain harbor ...
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As Hawai`i State rules stand, as of today, an efoil is 1) a vessel, and should be registered; 2) not a thrill craft; 3) subject to carriage requirements for a Class A vessel like a SUP (away from a surf break); 4) required to comply with ALL rules and regulations that apply to vessels, including ...
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This is to clarify questions regarding commercial boating as it pertains to the recent Oahu Mayor’s Emergency Order No. 2020-25, https://www.honolulu.gov/rep/site/may/may_docs/Emergency_Order_No._2020-25_-_signed_clean_typo_fix.pdf.  Only Essential Businesses as defined in Section F of the Order are permitted to operate.  Commercial marine operators that provide tours such as sunset cruises, snorkeling, surf schools, catamaran rides, scuba diving, etc. are ...
Read More Oahu Mayor’s Emergency Order No. 2020-25, Impact on Commercial Boating

Beginning Friday, August 28, the public restrooms on the grounds of Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor, Oahu, will close daily after 4:00pm, including weekends and holidays.  This change is being made in response to continued vandalism and illicit activity in the facilities. 

The Hawaii District Office and the adjacent Honokohau harbor office will be closed to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting September 1, 2020. Both offices will be open regular hours from 8am to 4pm on Tuesdays and Thursday only. Customers can still mail in any payments, gross receipt forms and permit renewal documents ...
Read More Hawaii District and Honokohau SBH Days of Operation

VESSEL AUCTION

Posted on Jul 24, 2020 in Announcements, Main, slider

DUE TO COVID-19 THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  PLEASE CALL THE OAHU DISTRICT OFFICE AT 808-832-3520 FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.  PUBLIC AUCTION OF IMPOUNDED VESSELS to be held August 26, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m., DOBOR Administration Conference Room, 4 Sand Island Access Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819.  For information, call: (808) 832-3520 or download the auction ...
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The DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation is inviting the public to sign up for email and text notices of division plans and actions that may impact the public.  Those who visit the signup page can enter their e-mail address and/or phone numbers (for phones capable of accepting text messages). Data charges will apply.  ...
Read More DOBOR INVITES THE PUBLIC TO SIGN UP FOR EMAIL AND TEXT NOTICES

  HARBOR USERS AND TENANTS To inhibit the spread of Covid-19, preventive measures have been put in place across the State.  For details, on how the boating community and DOBOR are affect by these preventive measures, please visit the DOBOR Covid-19 Response page.    Click on this text to sign-up for notices when DOBOR’s Covid-19 ...
Read More DOBOR DURING COVID-19 QUARANTINE

(Honolulu) – The DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) has closed the public loading dock at the Maunalua Bay boat ramp in east O‘ahu. Engineers are condemning the dock due to structural failure. They report the concrete pier structure could collapse into the water.

(Wai`anae) –The Wai`anae Small Boat Harbor comfort station will undergo renovations over the next few months. The project is slated to begin on November 26, 2018 with completion in late February 2019 but could take an additional few months for completion. The project contractor is Maxum Construction of Hawaii, LLC at a cost of $384,215.

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