Hawai'i Coral Reef Network

Marine Protected Areas in Hawai'i

Waimea Bay and Waimea Recreational Pier FMA, Kaua'i

Established 1981


 Location: Waimea Recreational Pier is a public fishing pier located in Waimea Bay on the southern coast of Kauai. The Waimea Recreational Pier is a facility of the Division of State Parks. Rules of the State Park System also apply to the use of the facility.


  • Within 50 yards of the Waimea Recreational Pier, to use any spear, trap or any type of net except crab net.
  • While on Waimea Recreational Pier, to
    • possess more than two fishing poles with one line each, or fish with more than two fishing lines, or leave any unattended fishing line in the water;
    • reserve or occupy any space between the marks other than the one space personally occupied for fishing; or
    • fish from any space between the marks already occupied by a fisherman.
See also: Administrative Rules


Last update: 6/12/2002