Contact

The State Laboratories Division (SLD) is located at 2725 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City, Hawaii 96782. This site has been the home of the SLD since 1995. If you have a question about the SLD, please call our Administration office at (808) 453-6652 or fax (808) 453-6662. Our knowledgeable staff will be able to help you with your needs.

  • Laboratory Director: Edward Desmond, Ph.D.
  • Administrative Assistant:  Cynthia Quidez
  • QA & Training Coordinator:  Vacant
  • Information Technology Specialist:  Teresa Oshiro
  • Public Health Administrative Officer:  Marion Wong
  • Office Assistant:  Tanya Viernes

Environmental Health Analytical Services Branch

Wanda Chang
Branch Chief
Phone: (808) 453-6671
Fax: (808) 453-6685
[email protected]

Air Surveillance and Analysis
James Ciszewski
Phone: (808) 453-6047
Fax: (808) 453-6685
[email protected]

Drinking Water
Richard Saiki
Phone: (808) 453-6679
Fax: (808) 453-6685
[email protected]

Drinking Water Lab Certification
Robert Pineda
Phone: (808) 453-6679
Fax: (808) 453-6685
[email protected]

DUI Coordination
William Stevens
Phone: (808) 453-6676
Fax: (808) 453-6685
[email protected]

Environmental Microbiology
Paul M. Fox
Phone: (808) 453-6609
Fax: (808) 453-6685
[email protected]

Food Chemistry
Orlando Tirado-Ramirez
Phone: (808) 453-6673
Fax: (808) 453-6685
[email protected]

Substance Abuse Testing
William Stevens
Phone: (808) 453-6676
Fax: (808) 453-6685
[email protected]

Water Pollution
Danny Licudine
Phone: (808) 453-6684
Fax: (808) 453-6685
[email protected]

Laboratory Preparedness and Response Branch

Remedios B. Gose
Branch Chief
Phone: (808) 453-5993
Emergency phone: (808) 554-9992
Fax: (808) 453-5995
[email protected]

Biological Response Section
Cheryl-Lynn Daquip
Phone: (808) 453-6641
Fax: (808) 453-5995
[email protected]

Chemical Response Section
Steven Bailey
Phone: (808) 453-6748
Emergency Phone: (808) 392-1072
Fax: (808) 453-6662
[email protected]

Medical Microbiology Branch

Dayna Ornellas
Branch Chief
Phone: (808) 453-6700
Fax: (808) 453-6716
[email protected]

Bacteriology and Parasitology
Norman P. O’Connor
Phone: (808) 453-6706
Fax: (808) 453-6716
[email protected]

Mycobacteriology
Lance Chinna
Phone: (808) 453-6707
Fax: (808) 453-6716
[email protected]

Virology
Roland Lee
Phone: (808) 453-6705
Fax: (808) 453-6716
[email protected]