If you want to go fishing in Hawaii, you can find the resources you need in this section. Buy a freshwater fishing license, review fishing regulations, read local fishing reports, and get listings for HI fishing boats you can charter for deep-sea trips. Make lifetime memories while catching a marlin offshore or an aholehole on the waters of the Waiakea Fish Pond.

Get general information about fishing in Hawaii through the Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources.

Free Fishing Days in Hawaii

Both residents and non-residents can fish on public waterways without having to purchase a fishing license on designated Free Fishing Days. Free Fishing Days are the perfect time for parents who don't yet have licenses to take kids fishing or for experienced anglers to mentor someone new.

  • 365 days a year (marine)