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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Solid Waste

Management of Municipal Solid Waste in Hawaii

Hawaii received approval from EPA for its solid waste program in June of 1994. The Hawaii Department of Health Exiting EPA (disclaimer)administers the program. 

Hawaii State Agencies

The Hawaii Department of Health Exiting EPA (disclaimer)manages Hawaii's solid waste stream. 

Hawaii has established a recycling goal of 50 percent by the year 2000. 

Hawaii Solid Waste Grants

In 1997, Hawaii provided $3.1 million for waste reduction initiatives. 

Hawaii Solid Waste Contacts

Jennifer Tosaki (jtosaki@eha.health.state.hi.us)
Hawaii Department of Health
919 Ala Moana Blvd. #210
Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: 808-586-4243
Fax: 808-586-7509

Lene Ichinotsubo (linchinotsubo@eha.health.state.hi.us)
Hawaii Department of Health
919 Ala Moana Blvd. #210
Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: 808-586-7497
Fax: 808-586-7509

Carilyn Shon (cshon@dbedt.hawaii.gov)
Clean Hawaii Center
Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
P.O. Box 2359
Honolulu, HI 96804
Phone: 808-587-3810
Fax: 808-587-3820

Gail Suzuki Jones (gsuzuki@dbedt.hawaii.gov)
Clean Hawaii Center
Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
P.O. Box 2359
Honolulu, HI 96804
Phone: 808-587-3802
Fax: 808-587-3820

Additional Resource

Earth's 911 Hotline Exiting EPA (disclaimer)enables you to type in your zip code to find information about a variety of environmental subjects, including local reuse, recycling, and household hazardous waste disposal center information.
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