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July 31, 2017

DOH Certifies Steep Hill Hawai‘i to Begin Cannabis Testing

The state Department of Health has certified the first cannabis testing facility in Hawaiʻi, paving the way for dispensaries to now begin testing their prod...
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May 18, 2017

Five Additional Mumps Cases Confirmed, 47 in Hawai‘i

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health today confirmed five additional cases of Oʻahu residents with mumps bringing the total number of cases in 2017 to 47.
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April 28, 2017

DOH Publishes Hawaiʻi’s First LGBT Health Data Report

The report revealed that lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth experience many early risk factors that contribute to poorer health outcomes in adulthood.
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April 26, 2017

Japan Tsunami Gift Fund Supported Removal and Detection

In 2013, Hawaiʻi received a portion of a $5 million diplomatic monetary gift offered to the US by the Government of Japan with the intent to help the affected US states address Japan tsunami marine debris or "JTMD”.
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December 14, 2015

10,000 Inspections of Food Establishments Completed

The recent inspections covered about 6,000 such establishments on Oʻahu, 1,800 on Hawaiʻi Island, 1,700 in Maui County, and 690 on Kauaʻi.
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January 24, 2013

16 Hawaii Companies Cited by Clean Air Branch

A total of nearly $80,000 in penalties was imposed, the largest of which was $25,000, assessed against Hawaiian Electric Light Company in part for exceeding the ammonia emission limit. The violation was self reported.
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January 23, 2013

Hawaii’s First Child Flu Death of Season is 4-Year-Old Girl

The 4-year-old female died at a Honolulu hospital on Jan. 20. “This is an uncommon and tragic death,” said Dr. Sarah Park, state epidemiologist.
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