Proposed Rule Change: HAR 11-5, “Environmentally-Related Illness and Injury Reporting” (Comments 8/26/2019 – 9/25/2019)

Posted on Aug 26, 2019 in All, Public Health Projects

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 data and methods of reporting.

The proposed amendments can be viewed at 2385 Waimano Home Rd #100, Pearl City, Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm (except state holidays) or using the link above. Copies will be mailed on request and payment of a 5 cent/page copy fee and postage; call 808-586-4345 to request.

The public hearing will be at 10am on September 18, 2019 at 2385 Waimano Home Rd #100, Pearl City. All interested parties may attend to present relevant information and individual opinion. Anyone unable to attend may send written testimony to


Attn: HEER Reporting Rules
2385 Waimano Home Rd #100
Pearl City HI 96782

or [email protected]. Testimony must be received by September 25, 2019.

To request an auxiliary aid or service (e.g. ASL interpreter, large print) for the hearing, call 808-586-4345 (voice/TDD) or e-mail [email protected] by September 11, 2019.