Office of the Director of Health

Director of Health: Elizabeth A. 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:

State Health Planning and Development Agency (808) 587-0788
Disability and Communication Access Board (808) 586-8121
State Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities (808) 586-8100
Office of Environmental Quality Control (808) 586-4185
Executive Office on Aging (808) 586-0100
Office of Language Access (808) 586-8730
Office of Public Health Preparedness (808) 587-6569