Plant Industry Division

Regulates the distribution and use of pesticides to make sure security and availability of necessary pesticides. List of licensed pesticides out there.

Salt River Project releasing mosquito fish into canals to combat mosquito-borne diseases SRP: Mosquito fish combating Zika, West Nile - 웹The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA), Pesticides Branch regulates the manufacture, sale, and use of pesticides within the State of Hawaii.

This part acquaints you with simply among the rules.

For extra data, contact the HDOA’s Pesticides Branch at (808)973-9401.

Some Commonly Asked Questions

Pesticides Rules and Laws

History and Overview of Pesticide Regulations

Pesticide Branch Contacts

PUBLICATIONS

Poisonous Plant Brochure
Pesticide Retail Sign Brochure

EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Various charges could apply. Please contact [email protected] or name (808) 973 – 9402.

– Certification of applicators for the acquisition and use of restricted use merchandise
– Certification of vendor representatives for the sale of restricted use pesticides
– Guidance and coaching on using any pesticide product
– Worker Protection Standard Trainings

NEW PESTICIDE USE REQUIREMENTS – ACT 45

Act 45 was handed by the 2018 Legislature and requires that each one Certified Applicators of Restricted Use Pesticides (RUP) submit a report of the RUP that have been utilized annually. For data on the necessities of the brand new legislation, go to: http://hdoa.hawaii.gov/pi/primary/act45/

For overview of Act 45 and accredited rule amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules 4-66, go to: https://hdoa.hawaii.gov/pi/information/2020/04/New-Rule-Changes-to-HAR-4-663.2020.pptx

Rule amendments have been accredited by the governor in August 2019

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STATEWIDE PESTICIDE USE INITIATIVES

The State of Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Agriculture are working collectively to assist to deal with group issues about pesticide use in Hawaii by means of a sequence of initiatives that embody floor water testing, emergency response coaching, a statewide pesticide reporting program amongst different applications.

To view the information launch on the announcement of those initiatives, click on right here.
To hyperlink to the DOH Hazard Evaluation & Emergency Response web site with extra data, click on right here.

DENGUE OUTBREAK INFORMATION

The dengue outbreak on Hawaii Island has prompted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to problem data on using insect repellents to guard towards mosquito-borne illnesses. To view the advisory, click on right here.

Licensing, Registration, Certification

Pesticide Forms
Lists of Licensed Pesticides
Pesticide Applicator Certification / Recertification
Restricted Use Pesticide Dealers

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO ADMINISTRATIVE RULES RELATING TO PESTICIDES could be discovered right here: http://hdoa.hawaii.gov/meetings-reports/proposedar/

NOTICES:

Senate Bill 3095 – Amendments to Chapter 149A, Hawaii Revised Statutes
Chlorpyrifos Products (rev 7/23/18)
AGRICULTURAL WORKER PROTECTION STANDARD (WPS) COMPARISON OF THE REVISED PROTECTIONS TO THE PREVIOUS PROTECTIONSJanuary 2017 – Comparison of the revisions to the US EPA Agricultural Worker Protection Standard. The chart doesn’t cowl all revisions. The goal is to offer a take a look at key provision for elevated safety from pesticide publicity for agricultural staff and their households.
Guidance on Pesticide Use on Medical Marijuana – Jan. 2017
RESTRICTED USE PESTICIDES (RUP) LIST
KAUAI GOOD NEIGHBOR PROGRAM DATABASE

NPDES PESTICIDES PERMIT UPDATE

REPORTS:

RUP Use Report 2019
(An unredacted copy of the report will probably be out there upon request. Please e mail all requests to [email protected])
Draft Study on “Pesticide Use by Large Agribusinesses on Kauai”
(March 2016)
Final Project Report on Kauai Air Sampling Study (March 2013)

Other sources of data:

School Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Grants
EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) has launched an initiative to advertise expanded use of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in colleges. To present better safety for kids’s well being by using IPM as a air pollution prevention software, EPA is rising its dedication to high school IPM and redirecting sources to extend the eye and assist given to high school IPM applications. This effort is meant to speed up the transfer from demonstration to the implementation of faculty IPM to make sure that the tens of millions of kids in our nation’s colleges will profit from the safety afforded by high quality IPM applications.

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