Department of Health fines Doner Shack $4,000 for food safety placard and permit violations

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) Food Safety Branch has issued a Notice of Violation and Order (NOVO) to Doner Shack located at 79 South Pauahi St. in Honolulu. The company is ordered to pay a fine of $4,000 for removing the red placard posted at their establishment by a health inspector and […]

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New report highlights ongoing success of Hawai‘i Syringe Exchange Program

Ongoing need for life-saving program for the state’s most underserved populations HONOLULU — Hawaii’s syringe exchange program (SEP), the nation’s first, was established more than 30 years ago by the Hawai‘i Department of Health to respond to the growing AIDS/HIV crisis in the state. It continues to demonstrate its effectiveness in preventing disease, based on […]

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Hawaii will soon open COVID-19 vaccinations to those age 70+. Kupuna age 75+ are eligible to get vaccinated. Hawaii's DOH will announce when vaccination sites begin to accept registrations for this next group. For the latest: https://hawaiicovid19.com/vaccination-registration/

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has been issued an emergency use authorization by the FDA. This single dose vaccine is easy to transport and store and will allow for expanded availability throughout our islands. Stay updated at http://HawaiiCOVID19.com/vaccine.

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