Tropic Care to return to Kauaʻi June 13-20, 2022

LIHUE – The Hawaiʻi Department of Health Kauaʻi District Health Office, in partnership with the County of Kauaʻi, will host the fifth Medical Innovative Readiness Training mission, also known as Tropic Care. Tropic Care will return to Kauaʻi on June 13, 2022 and will operate at several sites through June 20. 2022. The eight-day event […]

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Navy waives right to contest DOH Red Hill Emergency Order

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) was informed today that the U.S. Navy waived its right to a contested case hearing in Docket No. 22-UST-EA-01, regarding the defueling and closure of the 20 underground storage tanks, surge tanks, and associated piping at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. “The Navy’s decision means […]

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DOH continues investigation following confirmation of additional Hilton Grand Islander Legionnaires’ case

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) confirmed an additional case of Legionnaires’ disease in a guest who stayed at The Grand Islander by Hilton Grand Vacations located in Waikiki. The fourth case was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease on April 26. The individual is a non-Hawaii resident who stayed at the Grand Islander from April 16-18, […]

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New Red Hill emergency order sets expectations for safe defueling and closure of Red Hill

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) today issued an Emergency Order, Docket No. 22-UST-EA-01, regarding the defueling and closure of the 20 underground storage tanks, surge tanks, and associated piping at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. The Emergency Order requires the Navy to provide a plan and schedule on the defueling and closure […]

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