DOH issues $8.7 million fine, orders Navy to make critical repairs to Pearl Harbor wastewater treatment plan

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) issued a Notice of Violation and Order (NOVO) to the United States Navy to address a myriad of deficiencies at the NAVFAC Hawaii Wastewater Treatment Plant near Pearl Harbor. Numerous operation and maintenance issues led to repeated discharges of untreated or partially treated sewage to state waters. […]

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Hawai‘i Department of Health approves second medical cannabis retail dispensary for Green Aloha

Kauai – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has approved Green Aloha, Ltd.’s application to open a second retail facility on Kauai. Green Aloha’s new retail location is at 2827 Poipu Road, Koloa. Green Aloha expects to begin sales on September 17, 2022. “Green Aloha’s new dispensary will provide much needed access to patients […]

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DOH awarded federal grant to establish national Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Behavioral Health Center of Excellence

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) was awarded nearly $3.5 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to establish a first-of-its-kind national Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Behavioral Health Center of Excellence. DOH will receive the nearly $3.5 million in federal funds over the next five years. […]

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DOH reports three additional monkeypox cases, shifts data reporting online

Beginning today, DOH will primarily report new cases online at https://health.hawaii.gov/docd/disease_listing/monkeypox/. Cases will continue to be reported as new information is received. DOH is also releasing additional data on JYNNEOS vaccine administration in Hawai‘i. Vaccination data will be updated on Wednesdays at https://health.hawaii.gov/docd/hawaii-monkeypox-data/. The three newly reported cases are all Oʻahu residents. This brings the […]

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