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Notice #: 0001311475-01
Public Hearings

The State of Hawaii Department of Health will hold a public hearing for the proposed amendment of Hawaii Administrative Rules chapters 11-260.1 to 11-279.1, which regulate businesses that generate or handle hazardous wastes and used oil. The proposed amendments align state regulations with updates to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s federal hazardous waste management program, make hazardous waste solar panels universal waste, remove electronic nicotine distribution systems from the definition of pharmaceutical but allow management under subpart P, and allow both PHRM and PHARMS codes on manifests. Changes are also proposed to improve clarity and consistency and to correct typographical errors and cross-references. The proposed amendments are posted online at and can be viewed at 2827 Waimano Home Rd #100 Pearl City, Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm (except state holidays). Copies will be mailed on request and payment of a 5 cent/page copy fee and postage; call 808-586-4226 to request. The public hearing will be held at 9am on February 23, 2021 via zoom. All interested parties may attend to present relevant information and individual opinion. Join online at or by telephone at 253-215-8782 with webinar ID 91497764408. Anyone unable to attend may send written testimony to Attn: HW Rules 2827 Waimano Home Rd #100 Pearl City, HI 96782 or Testimony must be received by March 2, 2021. To request an auxiliary aid or service (e.g. ASL interpreter, large print) for the hearing, call 808-586-4226 (voice/TDD) or e-mail by February 16. (HTH1311475 1/20/21)