Oahu Mayor’s Emergency Order No. 2020-25, Impact on Commercial Boating

Posted on Sep 2, 2020 in Announcements, Boat Harbors, Commercial Activities, Main, Ocean Recreation Activities

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 not deemed to be Essential Businesses and are prohibited from operating while this Order remains in effect or as may be amended in the future.