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The HEER Office has released a newly updated and redesigned fish consumption brochure entitled A Local Guide to Eating Fish Safely. You can also download this and other fact sheets and brochures at Fact Sheets

The HEER Office will hold a public hearing for the proposed amendment of Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules Title 11 Chapter 5 (HAR 11-5), entitled “Environmentally-Related Illness and Injury Reporting”. The proposed amendments update requirements for the reporting of designated heavy metal and pesticide laboratory results to include all results as well as improve the quality of ...
Read More Proposed Rule Change: HAR 11-5, “Environmentally-Related Illness and Injury Reporting” (Comments 8/26/2019 – 9/25/2019)

At the Former Chevron Tanker Truck Loading Rack site located at 356 Pacific Street, Honolulu, Oʻahu (TMK 1-1-5-010-009), soil, groundwater, and soil vapor have been contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons and metals, primarily due to former petroleum operations at the site. The HEER Office is soliciting public comment on a Draft Response Action Memorandum (RAM) which ...
Read More Proposed Cleanup: Chevron Tanker Truck Loading Rack (comments 6/3/2019 – 7/3/2019)

Meeting #115 of the Hawaiʻi State Emergency Response Commission will be held on June 21, 2019 from 9 am–12 pm at 830 Punchbowl Street, Room 310, Honolulu HI 96813. Meeting minutes

Electronic document submittal, record request, and Tier II information submittal is now available via the DOH e-Permitting portal. Before submittal, register and confirm your registration in the e-mail that will be sent to you from DOH e-Permitting. Click the appropriate link below to register and submit. Record Requests Report Submittals (e.g. Assessment Reports, Remediation Reports, ...
Read More Upload Your Reports and Record Requests Directly To HEER Office

In 2016-2017, the Hawaiʻi Department of Education (DOE) conducted soil investigations at 23 schools in the Hilo-Waiākea and Kaʻū-Keaʻau-Pāhoa Complex Areas in DOE’s Hawaiʻi District. These investigations identified soils in open spaces and along building exteriors at these schools that were contaminated with arsenic, lead, and chlordane at concentrations above DOH environmental action levels (EALs). ...
Read More Site Investigation: DOE Hawaiʻi Schools Building Exterior Soils

The HEER Office has prepared an Areawide Environmental Hazard Management Plan for the Waikoloa Maneuver Area on the Island of Hawaiʻi. Explosives Safety Guidance to Help Protect You from Munitions. This document provides guidance to address unexploded ordnance (UXO) hazards and to safely develop properties within the Waikoloa Maneuver Area.

Meeting #114 of the Hawaiʻi State Emergency Response Commission will be held on March 22, 2019 from 9 am–12 pm at 830 Punchbowl Street, Room 310, Honolulu HI 96813. Minutes

The Reporting Year 2018 HEPCRA Tier II Reporting is due by March 1, 2019. Please see the information on our HEPCRA reporting page on how to submit. There is a new method available this year through DOH e-Permitting.