UIPA REQUEST

The Uniform Information Practices Act (Modified), chapter 92F, Hawaii Revised Statutes (UIPA), is Hawaii’s public records law. The Office of Information Practices (OIP) was created by the Legislature in 1988 to administer the UIPA.

To make a Uniformed Information Practices Act (UIPA) request to the Department of Health for public records:

The Request (requirements)

  1. Must be in writing
  2. Have sufficient contact information for the agency to correspond with you
  3. Provide a reasonable description of the requested record
  4. State how you would like to receive the record (For example: pick up copy, mail, e-mail, etc.)

You may use the State of Hawai`i Office of Information Practices’ form to submit your request: Request to access a government record.  The completed form may be submitted to the following programs to request their public health records.  Check the list below for the contact information for specific Department of Health Programs.

Contact Information for UIPA Requests:

Department of Health Director’s Office
Email: webmail@doh.hawaii.gov
Call: (808)586-4400
Address: 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 325, Honolulu, HI  96813

Disability and Communication Access Board
Email: dcab@doh.hawaii.gov
Call: (808)586-8121
Address: 1010 Richards Street, 118, Honolulu, HI  96813

Office of Environmental Quality Control
Email: oeqchawaii@doh.hawaii.gov
Call: (808)586-4185
Address: 235 S. Beretania Street, Suite 702, Honolulu, HI  96813

Executive Office on Aging
Email: eoa@doh.hawaii.gov
Call: (808)586-0100
Address: 250 South Hotel Street, Suite 406, Honolulu, HI  96813

Office of Language Access
Email: ola@doh.hawaii.gov
Call: (808)586-8730
Address: 830 Punchbowl Street, Room 322, Honolulu, HI  96813

Hawaii State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Email:  hiscdd@doh.hawaii.gov
Call:  (808)586-8100
Address:  1010 Richards Street, Room 122, Honolulu, HI  96813

State Health Planning and Development Agency
Email:  SHPDA@doh.hawaii.gov
Call: (808)587-0788
Address:  1177 Alakea Street Room 402, Honolulu, HI  96813

To make a UIPA request for public records for the Deputy Director of Health, Administrative Offices, contact:

  • Kauai District Health Office
    Email:                    jackie.teves@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone:                 (808) 241-3409
    Address:              3040 Umi Street, Lihue, HI 96766
    .
    Environmental Health Records
    Clean Water:      gary.ueunten@doh.hawaii.gov 
    Sanitation:          darren.tamekazu@doh.hawaii.gov
    Vector Control: samuel.shirai@doh.hawaii.gov 
    Waste Water:    lori.vetter@doh.hawaii.gov 
    Phone:                 (808) 241-3323
    Address:              3040 Umi Street, Lihue, HI 96766
    .
  • Hawaii District Health Office
    Email:                   carlisle.kaae@doh.hawaii.gov 
    Phone:                 (808) 974-6004
    Address:              P.O. Box 916  Hilo, HI 96721-0916
    .
  • Maui District Health Office
    Email:                   brian.takahashi@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone:                 (808) 984-8208
    Address:              54 High Street, Room 301, Wailuku, HI  96793
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    Environmental Protection and Health Services
    Email:                   patricia.kitkowski@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone:                 (808) 984-8230
    Address:              54 High Street, Room 301, Wailuku, HI  96793
    .
    Public Health Nursing Program
    Email:                   jayme.tamaki@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone:                (808) 984-8260
    Address:             54 High Street, Room 301, Wailuku, HI  96793
    .
    Family Health Services Section
    Email:                   jeny.bissell@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone:                 (808) 984-2130
    Address:              54 High Street, Room 301, Wailuku, HI  96793
    .
    Case Management and Information Services
    Email:                   kathy.coil@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone:                 (808) 243-4625
    Address:              54 High Street, Room 301, Wailuku, HI  96793
    .
  • Administrative Services Office
    Email:                   andrea.takemoto@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone:                 (808) 586-4553
    Address:              1250 Punchbowl Street, #310, Honolulu, HI 96813
    .
  • Office of Health Status Monitoring
    Email:                   None
    Phone:                 (808) 586-4600
    Address:              1250 Punchbowl Street, #123, Honolulu, HI 96813
    .
  • Health Information Systems Office
    Email:                   hisoclerk@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone:                 (808) 586-4450
    Address:              1250 Punchbowl Street, HISO 2, Honolulu, HI 96813
    .
  • Office of Planning, Policy and Program Development
    Email:                   lorrin.kim@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone:                 (808) 586-4188
    Address:              1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 120, Honolulu, HI 96813
    .
  • Human Resources Office
    Email:                   kainani.quiacusan@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone:                 (808) 586-4522
    Address:              1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 313, Honolulu, HI 96813

To make a UIPA request for public records for environmental health programs contact:

  • Clean Air Branch (records related to air monitoring, emissions, permits etc.)
    Email: cab@doh.hawaii.gov
    Call: (808) 586-4200
    Address: 919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 203, Honolulu, HI 96814 until Dec. 1, 2017
    After Dec. 4, 2017: 2827 Waimano Home Road, Room 130, Pearl City, HI 96782
  • Wastewater Branch (records related to wastewater systems)
    Email:  wwb@doh.hawaii.gov
    Call: (808) 586-4294
    Address:  919 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 309, Honolulu, HI 96814
  • Vector Control Branch (inspection reports, letters, surveillance data etc.):
    Email: Gracelda.simmons@doh.hawaii.gov
    Call: Grace Simmons at (808) 586-4590
    Address: Environmental Health Services Division, Vector Control Branch
    99-945 Halawa Valley Street, Aiea, Hawaii 96701
  • Environmental Planning Office (EPO responses to draft land use environmental assessment under HRS Chapter 343):
    Email: DOH.EPO@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone: (808) 586-4337
    Mail: 919 Ala Moana Blvd #312, Honolulu, HI 96814 until Dec. 31, 2017
    On Jan. 1, 2018: 2827 Waimano Home Road #109, Pearl City, HI 96782
  • Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Office (HEER)
    To make a Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA) request for site specific records pertaining to oil/hazardous material spills or properties with known or suspected contamination under the oversight of HEER, go to http://eha-web.doh.hawaii.gov/eha-cma/Leaders/HEER/public-records

HEER Office Public Records Contact:
Email:  MaeRose.Domingo@doh.hawaii.gov
Call: (808) 586-4249
Address: 2385 Waimano Home Road, Building 4 Pearl City, HI 96782
Website: http://eha-web.doh.hawaii.gov/eha-cma/Leaders/HEER/public-records for request forms and our HEER Facility/Site Quick Lookup Spreadsheets to help you find the Facility Site Name or Case Number to quickly identify the particular site or spill of interest to you.

  • Solid & Hazardous Waste Branch
    Email: amy.liana@doh.hawaii.gov
    Call: (808) 586-4226
    Address: 919 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 212, Honolulu, HI 96814

To make a UIPA request for public records related Health Resource Administration programs such as Communicable Disease and Public Health Nursing, Emergency Medical Services, Family Health Services, or health care facility licensing or inspection records contact:

  • Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division
    Email:  DOH.healthyhawaii@doh.hawaii.gov
    Call:  (808) 586-4444
    Address:  1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 422, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
  • Communicable Disease and Public Health Nursing Division
    Email: shelly.roberts@doh.hawaii.gov
    Call: (808) 586-4580
    Address:  1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 423, Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Disease Outbreak Control Division
    Email: john.istvan@doh.hawaii.gov
    Call: (808) 587-6592
    Address:  1250 Punchbowl Street, 4th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
  • Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch 
    Email:  EMSIPSB@doh.hawaii.gov
    Call: (808) 733-9210
    Address:  3675 Kilauea Avenue, Leahi Hospital – Trotter Building, Honolulu, HI 96816
  • Family Health Services Division
    Email: doh.fhsdsec@doh.hawaii.gov
    Call: (808) 586-4122
    Address: 1250 Punchbowl Street, Rm 216, Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Office of Health Care Assurance
    Email: OHCAMail@doh.hawaii.gov
    Call: (808) 692-7227
    Address: 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 337, Kapolei, HI 96707

To make a UIPA request for public records related behavioral health programs, mental health programs, developmental disabilities services, or substance abuse treatment, contact:

  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division
    Email: angela.bolan@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone: (808) 692-7518
    Address: 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 360, Kapolei, HI 96707
  • Adult Mental Health Division
    Email: amy.yamaguchi@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone: (808) 586-4681
    Address: 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 256, Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health Division
    Email: janet.ledoux@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone: (808) 733-4198
    Address: 3627 Kilauea Avenue, Room #101, Honolulu, HI 96816
  • Developmental Disabilities Division
    Email: karen.zane@doh.hawaii.gov
    Phone: (808) 586-5842
    Address: 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room #463, Honolulu, HI  96813