Announcements

Interested persons may submit an application here: Boating Safety Education Specialist (23-0646)

**Please note that the start time has been corrected as indicated below** A public meeting will be held to gather comments regarding the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the North Kawaihae Small Boat Harbor Breakwater Improvements Project.  The meeting will be held in-person in Waimea on November 13, 2023 at 5:00PM 4:00PM at the following location: ...
Read More Public Meeting for Draft EA Regarding North Kawaihae Breakwater Improvements – November 13 (Corrected Time)

DOBOR will conduct a lottery on November 17, 2023 to determine four applicants eligible to receive a Kahalu‘u Bay ocean waters commercial use permit for surf school operations.  Applicants must pre-qualify to participate in the lottery.  After the maximum number of permits is reached, the lottery will continue and remaining participants will be placed on ...
Read More Kahaluʻu Bay Ocean Waters Commercial Use Permit Lottery – November 17

The Department of Land and Natural Resources invites the public to an informational meeting for recovery and operational updates regarding Lāhainā Harbor and Mala Wharf, including updates from the following divisions: Division of Aquatic Resources Division of Boating & Ocean Recreation Division of Conservation & Resources Enforcement The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 1, ...
Read More Lahaina and Mala Informational Meeting Scheduled for November 1

Ala Wai Harbor office phone service has been restored. Thank you for your patience.

DOBOR plans to reopen Mala Wharf and Boat Ramp to recreational vessel activity on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 6AM.  Mala will be reopened to limited commercial vessel activity on Monday, October 16, 2023: commercial vessel operations from Mala ramp will be allowed on weekdays only.  Commercial operators will also be required to shuttle their ...
Read More Mala Wharf and Boat Ramp to Reopen on 10/14

Ala Wai Harbor office phones are out of order until further notice. Please leave a voicemail at (808) 973-9727 or call the Oahu District Office at (808) 832-3520. For urgent harbor matters, please email [email protected]. For emergencies, please call DOCARE at (808) 643-3567 or police/fire/EMS at 911.

DOBOR will be holding a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM, regarding the West Maui Commercial Use Permit process in response to the West Maui wildfires.  This meeting is primarily for commercial vessel operators, recreational vessel operators, fishers, and residents of West Maui, but any interested persons may attend. DOBOR ...
Read More DOBOR to hold Zoom Meeting Regarding West Maui Commercial Permitting

Interested persons may submit an application here: Administrative Specialist III and IV (22-0484)

The Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) is publishing a request for interest in managing parking lot operations at Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor.  In order to be considered, interested parties must submit a Qualifications Questionnaire to DOBOR by September 15, 2023 and be qualified by DOBOR staff.  DOBOR will then select a qualified ...
Read More Request for Interest in Managing Parking Lot Operations at Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor