State Codes

Hawaii Pool Code

Code: Hawaii HAR chapter 11-10
Effective Date:July 3, 2002
Governing Body:Hawaii Department of Health
Notes: Hawaii’s Pool Rules sign is designed in accordance with their Admin Code 11-10 and contains distinct health and safety guidelines. Article 7 of their Building Code lists the minimum required safety equipment which is listed here for your convenience.

Required Pool Safety Equipment For Hawaii

Sechi DiskYes Shop
Depth MarkersYesWithin 18” of water edge, installed at maximum and minimum depths, at all slope changes, at increments of water depth not to exceed 2 feet  not spaced to exceed 25 feet, arranged uniformly on both sides and ends of pool. Slip Resistant on deck. Lettering shall spell out or abbreviate: FT OR FEET, IN OR INCHES. NO DIVING SYMBOL at depths of 5 ft. or less and spaced at intervals of not more than 25 feet.Shop
Rescue PoleYes12' required. (One lifesaving unit per 2,000 square feet) Shop
Shepherds CrookYes Shop
Throw LineYes1/4 inch diameter - Not less than 1-1/2x maximum width of pool.Shop
Compliance with these recommendations does not guarantee that you will be in conformance with any building code, health code, or federal, state or local regulations regarding safety or pool regulation compliance. Compliance does not ensure the absolute safety of you, your operations or place of business. Aquatic Technology, Inc ( is not a law firm and does not and will not perform services performed by an attorney.