Hawaii DOH Underground Storage Tank (UST) section

Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility



PROPOSED Hawaii Administrative Rules   NEW – IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ
December 20, 2017


Hawaii Administrative Rules Title 11 Chapter 281 – UST Rules (effective August 9, 2013)

Summary of changes to Hawaii UST rules

Act 179 Relating to Underground Storage Tanks


Operator Training Program

List of Approved UST Training Providers April 2016
Owners and operators have 120 days to designate Operator A and B and C.

Initial UST Operator Designation form

Operator Training Guidance


March 2017 Energy Policy Act – Summary Information on USTs


Environmental Health Warehouse database and Map Viewer: Leaking Underground Storage Tanks HI


UST Data Files on regulated USTs and release sites in Hawaii.


UST Technical Documents


HEER Office Environmental Action Levels (EALs) and Guidance: Screening for Environmental Concerns at Sites with Contaminated Soil and Groundwater by Dr. Roger Brewer

DOH UST Technical Guidance Manual 2000, 2nd Edition
has been replaced by DOH HEER Office EALs and guidance and the DOH HEER TGM.  Use word search for petroleum.  DOH UST section allows discrete soil sampling for closure and site investigations at regulated UST release sites.  See Table 9-5 for required contaminant analyses.  DOH UST is drafting a policy to require Multi-Increment Sampling for all regulated UST release sites according to the DOH HEER TGM.  Please call DOH UST at (808) 586-4226 for questions or comments.

EPA Hawaii Land Revitalization page (Brownfields)



Request for Public Record form – Request to view facility files and documents of regulated USTs in Hawaii including release sites.

Notification for Underground Storage Tanks Form – Form No. I dated 6/12 (rev 12-17) – Complete this form to notify DOH of changes to the UST or UST system.

Application for an Underground Storage Tank Permit – Form No. II dated 6/12 (rev 12-17) – Required by DOH for installation and/or operation; modification of UST system.

Certification of Underground Storage Tank Installation – (Form No. III dated 6/12 (rev 12-17) ) – This form must be submitted to DOH within 30 days after the installation of a UST or tank system.

Application for Renewal of an Underground Storage Tank Permit – (Form No. IV dated 6/12 (rev 12-17) ) – The renewal application shall be received by DOH at least 180 days prior to the expiration of the existing permit.

Application for Transfer of an Underground Storage Tank Permit – (Form No. V dated 6/12 (rev 12-17) ) – Application for the transfer of tank owner or operator shall be received by DOH at least 30 days prior to the date of the transfer.

UST Intent to Close form – Required at least 30 days before closing or removing an Underground Storage Tank.

Confirmed Release Notification form – Required by DOH within 7 days of reporting a confirmed UST release.