Announcements

Safe Boating Week in Hawaii Runs From May 20-26, 2023 This local event coincides with the National Safe Boating Week celebration.  The goal of this annual event is to encourage all boaters to enjoy our ocean waters and keep learning how to improve their boating skills. ISLAND OF OAHU The US Coast Guard (USCG) Auxiliary ...
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Below are the following links for the Pohoiki Draft EA Meeting that was held on 5/10/2023 YouTube upload of the Pohoiki DEA Public Meeting Presentation Pohoiki DEA Public Meeting Presentation 20230510 file

Effective Monday, May 15, 2023, and until further notice, the DOBOR Hilo Office at 75 Aupuni Street will be staffed on a limited basis: Mondays and Fridays only, 7:45am to 4:00pm.  On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, the DOBOR Hilo Office will be closed and will not be staffed.  On these days, customers may contact the Hawaii ...
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DOBOR Hawaii 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 May 17, 2023. Mailed bids must be postmarked no later than May 17, 2023. More information, including the auction packet, is available on the Impounded Vessel Auction page.

DOBOR Oahu 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 May 10, 2023. Mailed bids must be postmarked no later than May 10, 2023. More information, including the auction packet, is available on the Impounded Vessel Auction page.

DOBOR will be conducting a sealed bid auction for a Mobile Food Truck Concession Contract to operate a mobile fuel truck at Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor on Oahu.  All interested qualified bidders are invited to submit bids.  Bidders must meet certain minimum requirements, as set forth in the Invitation for Bids.  Bids are due ...
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DOBOR will be conducting a sealed bid auction for a Diesel Fuel Concession Contract to operate a mobile fuel truck at Maalaea Small Boat Harbor on Maui.  All interested qualified bidders are invited to submit bids.  Bidders must meet certain minimum requirements, as set forth in the Invitation for Bids.  Bids are due by 4:00pm ...
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The Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation will be holding a public auction for the sale of a lease for portions of submerged lands at Kaneohe Bay, seaward of TMK (1) 4-4-022:032.  A public notice in the Star Advertiser is being concurrently published with this online announcement. All prospective bidders must be pre-qualified and submit ...
Read More Public Auction for Sale of Lease for Portions of Submerged Lands in Kaneohe Bay

Kihei Boat Launch Ramp renovations begin on February 6, 2023. Estimated Completion: March 3, 2023 The launch ramp will remain open during construction.  However, the wash down area will be entirely shut down until the project is complete.  We apologize for any inconvenience. These renovations are for drainage improvements including removal, hauling, and disposal of ...
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Notice is hereby given that the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), State of Hawaii, will hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapter 13-230, General Provisions, re: Section 13-230-8, Definitions, and HAR Chapter 13-256, Ocean Recreation Management Rules and Areas, to add a new Sections 13-256-26, Manta Ray ...
Read More Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Manta Ray Viewing Site Rules