Frequently Asked Questions

The information on this page applies to use or operation of vessels, as well as activities of people at small boat harbors, ocean waters, and navigable streams and beaches of the State of Hawaii.

Click a subject below to see more.  Numbers in parentheses indicate the relevant Hawaii Administrative Rule references.   To view DOBOR Administrative Rules, click here.

Additional laws and regulations may also apply from: the U.S. Coast Guard, the Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division, and the respective Counties.  To view additional contacts, click here.

If you have any other questions not discussed on this page, please contact us.




This page was last updated on 4/13/22.