Increased boat harbor, commercial use permit fees go into effect Nov. 1

A boater washes his boat at the designated spot at Kawaihae Harbor North in this file photo. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
Captain Dan McSweeney's Whale Watching Adventures departs in March from its slip at Honokohau Small Boat Harbor. (LAURA RUMINSKI/West Hawaii Today, file)
The Bite Me sportfishing boat returns to Honokohau Small Boat Harbor in March. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawii Today, file)
The Kawaihae Small Boat Harbor South. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Big Island boaters will be doling out more green come November when increased fees for small boat harbor users and commercial operators on state waters go into effect.