Public Notices and Updates

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR DRAFT REPORT ON 2014 STATE OF HAWAII WATER QUALITY MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT REPORTUnder §303(d) of the Federal Clean Water Act, the Department of Health (DOH), State of Hawaii, requests public comments on the draft report titled “2014 State of Hawaii Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report: Integrated Report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Congress Pursuant to §303(d) and §305(b), Clean Water Act (P.L. 97-117)”. The draft report is available for public review Monday through Friday between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in the Clean Water Branch (CWB), Department of Health, 919 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. 301, Honolulu, 96814. For a copy of the draft report, contact the CWB at 586-4309, send an email to, fax a request to 586-4352, visit the CWB website at, or mail a request to the CWB address above. The District Health Offices (DHOs) on Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui also provide copies of this document available for review:Hawai’i DHO, 1582 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo, HI 96720, (808) 933-0401Kealakekua Health Office, 79-7595 Haukapila St., Rm. 109, Kealakekua, HI 96750, (808) 322-1967Kaua’i DHO, 3040 Umi St., Lihue, HI 96766, (808) 241-3322Maui DHO, 54 High St rm 300., Wailuku, HI 96793, (808) 984-8230All comments must be transmitted in writing by 05/14/2014 to Alec Wong, Clean Water Branch, Department of Health, 919 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. 301, Honolulu, HI 96814.

Linda Rosen, M.D., M.P.H.

Director of Health


Please provide comments on the 2014 Draft DOH Water Quality Plan.

The purpose of the Water Quality Plan is to provide information on DOH’s ongoing water quality work across many of its different programs, as well as lay out its future direction by setting goals and priority action items.   It also examines and discusses potential solutions for the water quality challenges that DOH faces.   We welcome your comments and feedback on the Plan.

Please submit comments via email to using the subject line “Draft Water Quality Plan.”  Public comments are due by 5:00 p.m. on October 17, 2014.

DOH vs. Hawaiian Cement Settlement Agreement

Updated BMP procedures regarding General Permits
Authorizing the discharge of storm water associated with construction activities.

Updated Ma‘ili’ili Settlement and Request For Proposal
Ma’ili’ili Settlement

Request For Proposal, Ma’ili’ili Settlement

Public Notices for NPDES Permits and Section 401 WQCs

Pursuant to HAR 11-55-09 and HAR 11-54-9.1.03, the Department of Health
notifies all interested persons of a proposed NPDES permit or Section 401 WQC.
All current are available at NPDES permits and/or Section WQC public notices.