The 43-acre Ko Olina Marina is a boater’s dream, with 330 full-service slips able to accommodate up to 200-foot vessels. The marina features state-of-the-art Bellingham floating docks, a fuel dock for gas, diesel and pump-out and the Ko Olina Marina Shop.
Visit the Ko Olina Marina Shop to book a tour or activity from a diverse selection of coastline cruises and water activities from family snorkel tours to romantic sunset cruises. Guests can also indulge in an assortment of delicious snacks and refreshing drinks or enjoy a stylish collection of Ko Olina apparel, sundry essentials.
Information and Rules for Use of the Ko Olina Boat Ramp and Parking (Updated, July 29, 2015)
This is a brief summary of the requirements and rules that boaters must meet in order to obtain authorization to use the boat ramp and designated parking. The full terms and conditions of boat ramp and parking use are set forth in the Ko Olina Boat Ramp and Parking Agreement ("Agreement"), which can be obtained from the Ko Olina Community Association ("KOCA") by calling (808) 671-2512.
Ko Olina Resort is equipped with a boat ramp and 30 parking stalls for vehicles and trailers. The facilities are located on private property with allowed non-commercial public use.
Ko Olina Marina leases an access easement over the deep draft channel for Kalaeloa Harbor from the State of Hawaii, therefore the following procedures, requirements, state rules, and Coast Guard regulations must be observed by all boats operating in the same channel:Decals will be issued by the Ko Olina Aloha Team upon verification of the following documents and requirements:
Please refer to the Ko Olina Boat Ramp and Parking Agreement for additional rules, regulations, and details.
Safe Boating is No Accident
The boat ramp is located at the mauka end of Ko Olina Marina.
Vehicles with trailered boats must enter and exit Ko Olina’s front gate via the right lane. Travel to/from the boat ramp (on Kekai Place) is restricted to the resort’s main road, Ali‘inui Drive.
The Ko Olina Boat Ramp and vehicle/trailer parking area is generally open daily from sunrise to sunset. Registered boaters may make launch reservations by calling the Aloha Team at (808) 676-4853.
Ko Olina leases an access easement over the deep draft channel for Kalaeloa Harbor from the State of Hawaii. Ko Olina boat ramp procedures are closely aligned with state rules, including the State Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) and the State Department of Transportation (DOT) Harbors Division rules, Coast Guard regulations and other guidelines required to safeguard Ko Olina’s private property interests.
Ramp users are required to meet and adhere to the terms and conditions contained in Ko Olina’s Boat Ramp and Parking Agreement.
Vehicle, trailer and boat registrations are available by appointment only. Call Ko Olina’s Aloha Team at (808) 676-4853 to schedule an appointment.
Ko Olina vehicle, trailer and boat registrations are valid for one year.
Yes. Insurance requirements are in accordance with DOBOR’s mandatory minimum insurance coverage, including coverage of salvage costs for grounded and sunken vessels, damage to docks, pollution containment, wreck removals, etc. DOBOR’s insurance requirements are consistent with statewide insurance requirements for use of State facilities and grounds.
Watercraft liability insurance is a DLNR requirement when leasing a slip in state-owned marinas. Boaters utilizing Ko Olina’s boat ramp will be navigating through a fully functioning private marina also occupied by luxury vessels. Watercraft liability insurance is necessary to cover salvage costs for grounded and sunken boats, damage to docks, pollution containment, wreck removals, etc.
A certificate of completion from a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA)-approved course is required by Hawaii Administrative Rules 13-244-15.5. Per DLNR, DOBOR: to improve on-the-water safety for all ocean users, all individuals who operate a motorized vessel in Hawai‘i’s waters must have taken a boating safety course and show proof of certification.
There is a daily launch fee of $15 and a parking fee of $10.
Yes. The boat ramp parking area has a total of 30 parking stalls for vehicles/trailers, including two ADA-accessible stalls. The parking fee for registered vehicles/trailers is $10 per day. The 40′ boat ramp parking stalls are limited to vehicles with trailers only. Beach parking is prohibited.
Parking fees assist in offsetting daily operating and maintenance costs and were determined to be reasonable based on the anticipated use of the facility.
Yes. Registered vehicles and trailers in the boat ramp parking lot after sunset will be allowed to remain for one night only. Transient dockage at Ko Olina Marina may be available for late returnees. The Phoenician Launch Ramp Facility built by Ko Olina and located at nearby Kalaeloa Harbor is able to accommodate overnight vehicle and trailer parking for two or more nights.
Yes. Boaters may utilize Ko Olina Marina’s fuel dock for fuel and/or supply purchases. The Ko Olina Marina Store is currently open daily from 6 am – 6 pm. Vehicles with trailered boats may not enter Ko Olina Marina or Ulua Lagoon 4 parking lots via Waipahe Place for supply purchases.
Yes. The Phoenician Launch Ramp Facility built by Ko Olina and located at nearby Kalaeloa Harbor is open from sunrise to sunset and can also accommodate overnight vehicle and trailer parking for two or more nights. For more information on the Phoenician facility visit: www.thephoenician.net.
Yes, there are three wash down bays, including one ADA-accessible bay, available for exterior boat and trailer rinsing only. No draining is allowed in the boat ramp parking area or on resort roads.
Appointments ensure accessibility for registered boaters. We encourage scheduling launch appointments by 4 pm the day prior. Based upon the availability of parking stalls, we will accommodate requests up to one hour prior to intended launch times.
No thrillcraft (as defined by Section 200-23, Hawaii Revised Statutes), including, but not limited to jet skis, are permitted to be launched at the boat ramp or used within the Marina.