Program Directory

The Hawaii Department of Health functions under the leadership of the Director and Deputy Director, and includes attached offices and agencies. Most DOH programs are under one of three administrations: health resources, environmental health and behavioral health. Follow the links below to find contact information for DOH divisions, branches and programs. If you are unable to find the program you are looking for, send us a message through our contact page and we will assist in routing your inquiry.

Main Office: Kinau Hale
1250 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Phone: (808) 586-4400

Director
Director – Elizabeth Char, MD
Phone: (808) 586-4410

The Director is the chief health and environmental official for the state.  She oversees the operations of the entire department and sits on a number of key boards and committees.

As part of her duties, the Director is the chair of the Board of Health and oversees a number of health-related agencies that are attached to the DOH for administrative purposes. These are:

Communications Office (808) 286-4806
Disability and Communication Access Board (808) 586-8121
Executive Office on Aging (808) 586-0100
Office of Language Access (808) 586-8730
Office of Public Health Preparedness (808) 587-6569
State Health Planning and Development Agency (808) 587-0787
State Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities (808) 586-8100

Deputy Director
Deputy Director – Cathy Ross
Phone: (808) 586-4412

The Deputy Director of Health heads the DOH administrative offices which oversee the following:

Health Resources Administration
Deputy Director – Danette Wong Tomiyasu
Phone: (808) 586-4433

The Health Resources Administration oversees the following:

Environmental Health Administration
Deputy Director – Kathleen Ho
Phone: (808) 586-4424

The Environmental Health Administration oversees the following:

Behavioral Health Administration
Deputy Director – Marian Tsuji
Phone: (808) 586-4416

The Behavioral Health Administration oversees the following: