HW Tips for completing the notification

Updated 1/3/2020.

Initial and subsequent notifications can now be submitted online using myRCRAid. You will need to set up a user account in the RCRAInfo Industry App (instructions are on the main notification page).

Fill out all fields. Specific item number with tips are listed below.

7. NAICS code: look up your code(s) here

8. Site contact information: You will receive a response from the Department of Health at the e-mail address provided in this section.

9. Legal owner/operator: Legal owner is the property owner, usually a business, and may be a business that the operator rents from. Legal operator is the business submitting the notification form, not an individual.

10A2. Short-term generator: Check the box for short-term generator only if your waste is produced from a one-time or very short-term event. Short-term generator numbers are only good for 90 days after issuance. If you check this box, you MUST provide an explanation in the comments section.

10A4.  Treater, storer, or disposer of hazardous waste: Activities listed in this section require a permit from the Department of Health. Please call the Hazardous Waste Section at 808-586-4226 for more information.

10A5. Receives hazardous waste from off-site: Activities listed in this section require a permit from the Department of Health. Please call the Hazardous Waste Section at 808-586-4226 for more information.

10B. Waste codes for federally-regulated hazardous waste. These codes are found in chapter 11-261.1, HAR.

10C. Waste codes for state-regulated hazardous waste. Hawaii does not require the use of State-specific waste codes on hazardous waste shipping manifests.

11C. Used oil activities: Activities listed in this section require a permit from the Department of Health. Please call the Hazardous Waste Section at 808-586-4226 for more information.

12. Eligible academic entities with laboratories: Hawaii has not adopted the academic laboratories rule. This section is not applicable.

13. Episodic generation: If your site is normally a VSQG or SQG and generates a larger amount of hazardous waste for a short period of time (less than 60 days), you may be able to retain your regular generator status by notifying as an episodic generator. Notification must be submitted at least 30 days before a planned episodic event. To see if you qualify, please read 40 CFR part 262 subpart L, as incorporated and amended in chapter 11-262.1, Hawaii Administrative Rules, and call the Hazardous Waste Section at 808-586-4226 if you have questions.

14. LQG consolidation of VSQG hazardous waste: LQGs can now consolidate hazardous waste from VSQG sites within the state that are owned by the same company. Notification must be submitted at least 30 days before you consolidate waste. To see if you qualify, please read 40 CFR §§262.17(f) and 262.14(a)(5)(viii), as incorporated and amended in chapter 11-262.1, Hawaii Administrative Rules, and call the Hazardous Waste Section at 808-586-4226 if you have questions.

16. Hazardous secondary material (HSM) activity: Hawaii has not adopted the HSM rule. This section is not applicable.

19. The paper form must be submitted with an original ink signature in this section.

For notification questions, contact:

Noa Klein
[email protected]
(808) 586-4238