Frequently Asked Questions
The following are the most common questions directed to the department.
How do I move my dog/cat to Hawaii?
Information on Hawaii’s rabies quarantine rules may be found at: Animal Quarantine Information
I am taking a trip and would like to know what food and plants I can take to and from Hawaii?
Travel information may be found at: Travel and Shipping Information
How do I report a possible invasive pest or illegal animal
To report a pest, call the State’s Toll-Free Pest Hotline at: 643-PEST(7378)
After hours, call Honolulu at (808) 837-8092.
Is there a listing of farmers’ markets?
The most current list of farmers’ markets statewide may be found at: Farmers’ Market Listing
How can I find Hawaii farmers, growers, manufacturers and products?
Check out the Hawaii Agriculture & Food Products Directory at: http://hawaii.gov/hdoa/add/products-database
How can I lease state agricultural land?
There are two divisions within HDOA that lease agricultural lands.
How can I find information on the state’s irrigation systems?
There are two divisions within HDOA that manage irrigation systems in state.
- The Agricultural Resource Management Division manages systems on Oahu, Hawaii Island and Molokai. For more information on their irrigation systems, click here.
- The Agribusiness Development Corporation, an attached agency to HDOA’s Office of the Chairperson, also manages irrigation system on Oahu and Kauai. For more information on their services, click here.
How can I find out about animal diseases in Hawaii?