Environmental Health Management Report
In conjunction with other EHA offices, the Environmental Planning Office
develops program goals and performance indicators, coordinates
with County, Federal and other State agencies, and sets standards for
baseline evaluation of environmental quality.
Land Use Planning Review
Reviews new developments for potential environmental impacts, and
coordinates Departmental evaluations on mitigative measures. Implements
environmental policies and standards at the earliest stages of the
planning process for statewide project developments. This program also
coordinates requests for public records and handles other public
information functions within the Department.
Environmental Geographic Information System
The EGIS is a computerized database system used for environmental
planning, data analysis, and the creation of maps and reports. This
program provides services to the Environmental Health Administration
(EHA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EGIS is instrumental in the creation of GIS data layers from
environmental monitoring results.
Plans and coordinates environmental activities with the Legislature,
including the development of legislation.
Hawaii Environmental Forum (HEF)
The HEF is an annual meeting between all branches of the Hawaii Department of Defense and the Environmental
Health Administration (EHA) of the Department of Health. Additional participants often include Hawaii and regional
staff of the Environmental Protection Agency, NOAA, and private contractors.
The Environmental Planning Office supports efforts toward Environmental Justice(EJ), in line with the DOH Strategic Plan
first Foundation of Health Equity and the US Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) Plan.