Hawaii DOH Hazardous Waste section (HW homepage)

The DOH, Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch (SHWB) intends to adopt the DOH HEER Office’s Technical Guidance Manual and applicable guidance for the characterization and remediation of contaminated properties overseen by SHWB.  Click here for policy  SHWB requests comments from consultants and the regulated community by February 28, 2019.

Please send comments to:

For Hazardous Waste section to:  thomas.brand@doh.hawaii.gov

For Underground Storage Tank section to:  roxanne.kwan@doh.hawaii.gov

For Solid Waste section to: DOHSWSGroupSite@HawaiiOIMT.onmicrosoft.com

NEW RULES effective September 30, 2018 


E-manifest (Updated November 2, 2018)

EPA launched the national e-manifest system on June 30, 2018. This section has been moved to a separate page and updated with links to online courses & webinars. 

FAQ and Guidance documents     (Updated December 2018)


Hauler and Recyclers List


Notification of Regulated Waste Activity (EPA Form 8700-12) (Updated November 2017)

How to notify DOH of regulated hazardous waste or used oil activity and obtain an EPA ID number (also known as a RCRA ID number)

Permitted Used Oil Transporters List     (Updated July 2016)


Quality Assurance

Ensuring that waste management and program decisions are based on sound environmental data

Rules (September 30, 2018) NEW RULES effective September 30, 2018 – See public meeting information at top of page.

Hawaii Administrative Rules chapters 11-260.1 to 11-279.1. Chapter guidebooks available with and without track changes. 

Used Oil Annual Report

Used Oil Annual Reports (for Transporters and Processors/Re-refiners/Recyclers) are now filed online. Click the link above for more information.

Used Oil Permit Application

Used Oil Permit Applicants must also complete a notification form 8700-12



For general hazardous waste questions, contact:

Thomas Brand
(808) 586-7516

For notification/site ID questions, contact:

Noa Klein
(808) 586-4238

For permit questions, contact:

Paul Kalaiwaa
(808) 586-4226

Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch
Hawai’i Department of Health
2827 Waimano Home Road #100
Pearl City, Hawai’i 96782

Phone: (808) 586-4226
Fax: (808) 586-7509