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Health Inspector Scams Target Asian Restaurants
Health Inspector Scams Target Asian Restaurants
February 4th, 2011 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

The state Health Department is warning restaurant owners of a scam in which people posting as health inspectors attempt to illegally obtain sensitive information.


Restaurant Health Inspector Scam reported on Maui and Oahu
Restaurant Health Inspector Scam reported on Maui and Oahu
August 5th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) is warning restaurants about a health inspector scam in the islands.  The DOH Sanitation Branch on Maui reported three incidents, and two reports were filed on Oahu.  The incidents involve a male caller who contacts local restaurants claiming to be from the local Health Department investigating a complaint.  […]


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Voluntary Recall for Potato Chips/Onion Rings Snacks
March 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has been notified by the U.S. FDA of a voluntary recall of Tim’s Cascade Snacks – “Hawaiian Kettle Style Potato Chips-Sweet Maui Onion” and “Hawaiian-Sweet Maui Onion Rings”. The manufacturer is voluntarily recalling the product due to possible health risks. The DOH will be notifying product distributors and […]


Maui Projects Highlighted as Health Department Gets National Award
Maui Projects Highlighted as Health Department Gets National Award
January 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher Two Maui projects were included on a list of accomplishments made by the state Department of Health as officials accepted national honors from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  The PISCES Award recognizes the department for its management, creative initiatives and exceeding national green project requirements. Projects on Maui included on the list […]


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NESTLE TOLL HOUSE REFRIGERATED COOKIE DOUGH RECALL
June 19th, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

The Hawai’i State Department of Health (DOH) is warning consumers not to eat any varieties of prepackaged Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough due to the risk of contamination with E. coli O157:H7 (a bacterium that causes food borne illness). The DOH advises that if consumers have any prepackaged, refrigerated Nestle Toll House cookie dough […]


KAUAI REPORTS FIRST SWINE FLU CASES; MAUI HAS ONE NEW CASE
KAUAI REPORTS FIRST SWINE FLU CASES; MAUI HAS ONE NEW CASE
June 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

The state Department of Health has confirmed 83 additional cases of the swine flu over the past week.  The cases include 78 on Oahu, two each on Kauai and the Big Island, and a single case on Maui. The new cases bring to 198 the total number of confirmed cases in the state.  The Maui […]


WAILUKU OFFERS FREE HEPATITIS B AND C SCREENINGS FOR WORLD HEPATITIS DAY
WAILUKU OFFERS FREE HEPATITIS B AND C SCREENINGS FOR WORLD HEPATITIS DAY
May 19th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Today is World Hepatitis Day. In observance, the State Department of Health is offering free Hepatitis B and C screenings today to help raise awareness and support for improvements in prevention, diagnosis and treatment.  Individuals can visit the Wailuku Health center or call Aloha United Way 211 to find the free screening location nearest them. […]


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ADVISES PUBLIC TO WASH PRODUCE THOROUGHLY
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ADVISES PUBLIC TO WASH PRODUCE THOROUGHLY
January 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Hawai`i State Department of Health (DOH) is advising the public to wash produce thoroughly to help prevent exposure to pesticides, bacteria, and parasites.  The DOH identified six probable cases of illness caused by angiostongylus, or rat lung worm in 2008.  All individuals were residents of the island of Hawai`i and regularly ate fresh raw […]