ADVISORY Informational briefing on DOH cesspool report in Kaneohe

Posted on Jan 10, 2018 in Latest News

MEDIA ADVISORY–HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 9, 2018 – For immediate release

Contact: Jarrett Keohokalole 808-586-8540
repkeohokalole@capitol.hawaii.gov
Media Contact: Carolyn Tanaka 808-381-7752, 808-586-6133
tanaka@capitol.hawaii.gov

HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO HOLD PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING IN KANEOHE ON CESSPOOLS

WHO: State Department of Health

WHAT: Public informational meeting on cesspools

WHEN: Friday, January 12
6 – 8 p.m.

WHERE: Kualoa-Heeia Ecumenical Youth Project (Key Project)
47-200 Waihee Road, Kaneohe

The Hawaii State Department of Health will hold a public informational meeting at 6 p.m. January 12 at Key Project in Kaneohe to explain the impact cesspools are having on drinking water and sensitive surface waters. The meeting will provide information on possible solutions to the cesspools.

“This is an opportunity for residents to hear the State Department of Health’s plan to reduce the number of cesspools in Hawaii and to hear details of their report just released to the legislature,” said Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole (Kaneohe, Kahaluu, Waiahole). “Residents can also ask questions about safe water and funding issues.”

For more information, please contact the Department of Health Wastewater Branch at (808) 586-4294.

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James Gonser
Assistant Director of Communications
Hawaii House of Representatives – Majority
Office: 808-587-7242
j.gonser@capitol.hawaii.gov