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DOH hosts meetings on mental health services

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Health (DOH) Adult Mental Health Division (AMHD) is conducting a series of community focus group meetings to solicit input from communities and stakeholders statewide about AMHD services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Information gathered at the meetings will be used for developing plans for 2013 and […]

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Juvenile mental health services awarded $3.6M

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Health Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division (CAMHD) and Developmental Disabilities Division recently received a grant for $3.6 million dollars over four years from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Hawaii was one of 15 sites selected nationwide through a highly competitive application process. The […]

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Hilo man honored for contributions to HIV / AIDS prevention

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Health STD/AIDS Prevention Branch has announced the 9th Annual Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award will be presented to Lenard Allen of Hilo. The award will be presented at the World AIDS Day event Saturday, Dec. 1 in Honolulu. Allen is being honored for his tremendous contributions to HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment […]

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DOH releases data on fatal, non-fatal injuries

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Health and the state’s Injury Prevention Advisory Committee have released the most comprehensive data available on fatal and non-fatal injuries in Hawaii since 2006. The report, “Injuries in Hawaii 2007-2011,” includes detailed statistics by county and is being released in conjunction with the state’s five-year plan to reduce and […]

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Island Mini Mart fined over storage tank violations

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Kailua-Kona’s Island Mini Mart has been fined by the state Department of Health for a number of underground storage tank violations. The Health Department has issued a Notice of Violation against Aloha Petroleum, Ltd., which operates the Kuakini Highway gas station, and levied a fine of $32,500. Aloha Petroleum was cited for: […]

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The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) Clean Air Branch has issued notices of violations and orders against five companies located on Hawai‘i, Kaua‘i, Maui and O‘ahu for air permit violations. The violations were either self-reported, or discovered during an inspection.

Big Island company among those cited for air permit violations

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) Clean Air Branch has issued notices of violations and orders against five companies located on Hawai‘i, Kaua‘i, Maui and O‘ahu for air permit violations. The violations were either self-reported, or discovered during an inspection.

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The Hawai'i State Department of Health (DOH) Clean Air Branch has amended Hawai‘i Administrative Rules 11-60.1 (related to air pollution control) by adding new restrictions on open burning of trash and green waste. These additions will improve the Agricultural Burning Permit process and expand the issuance of field citations.

State extends open burning ban to all islands

The Hawai’i State Department of Health (DOH) Clean Air Branch has amended Hawai‘i Administrative Rules 11-60.1 (related to air pollution control) by adding new restrictions on open burning of trash and green waste. These additions will improve the Agricultural Burning Permit process and expand the issuance of field citations.

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Hawaii tobacco sales to minors below national average

Hawaii tobacco sales to minors below national average

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Health (DOH) Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD) survey results for illegal tobacco sales to minors show this year’s 6.1 percent rate in Hawaii falls below the 9.3 percent federal fiscal year 2010 national weighted average. The annual survey is a joint effort between the DOH and the University […]

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The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a Notice of Violation and Order against Kaua‘i Industries, LLC and Big Island Landscaping for multiple violations of the state’s asbestos demolition and renovation regulations.

Dept of Health cites Kauai Industries and Big Island Landscaping for asbestos violations

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a Notice of Violation and Order against Kaua‘i Industries, LLC and Big Island Landscaping for multiple violations of the state’s asbestos demolition and renovation regulations.

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The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has been awarded $5,260,290 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as part of the federal Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program. Award funding supports efforts to strengthen DOH public health emergency preparedness, including increased capacity in the areas of laboratory testing, disease surveillance and investigation, enhanced infrastructure, public information and warning, community preparedness, and other capabilities.

Hawaii State Dept of Health receives $5M for emergency preparedness

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has been awarded $5,260,290 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as part of the federal Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program. Award funding supports efforts to strengthen DOH public health emergency preparedness, including increased capacity in the areas of laboratory testing, disease surveillance and […]

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the following appointments:

Michael Champley as commissioner to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Barbara Krieg as Director of the Department of Human Resources and Development (DHRD)
David Sakamoto as Deputy Director of Health of the Department of Health (DOH)

Governor makes appointments to Dept of Health, Human Resources and PUC

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the following appointments: Michael Champley as commissioner to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Barbara Krieg as Director of the Department of Human Resources and Development (DHRD) David Sakamoto as Deputy Director of Health of the Department of Health (DOH)

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Decrease in fireworks injuries on Oahu; 4 on Big Isle

Decrease in fireworks injuries on Oahu; 4 on Big Isle

MEDIA RELEASE According to the Injury Prevention and Control Program of the state Department of Health, no fireworks-related injuries were treated in Oahu hospitals during this year’s 4th of July period. In the previous eight years (2003 through 2010) that the DOH has monitored fireworks injuries, there was an annual average of 17 such injuries […]

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Thursday, July 28, 2011 is World Hepatitis Day in Hawai’i. The Hawai’i State Department of Health (DOH) is joining others across the nation and world, including the World Health Organization, to help raise awareness and support for improvements in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for people living with chronic viral hepatitis B and C.

Free Hepatitis screenings Thursday (July 28)

Thursday, July 28, 2011 is World Hepatitis Day in Hawai’i. The Hawai’i State Department of Health (DOH) is joining others across the nation and world, including the World Health Organization, to help raise awareness and support for improvements in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for people living with chronic viral hepatitis B and C.

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Governor appoints deputy directors to DOH, DOT

Governor appoints deputy directors to DOH, DOT

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the following appointments to the Abercrombie Administration: * Lynn Fallin as Deputy Director for Behavioral Health of the Department of Health (DOH) * Jade T. Butay as Deputy Director for Administration of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Fallin joins the DOH bringing with more than 20 years of […]

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