Public Notices

July 10, 2015

Public hearings have been scheduled for proposed rule changes to chapter 4-29, Hawaii Administrative Rules, entitled “Dogs, Cats, and Other Carnivores.”

To view the proposed rule changes, click here.

The schedule of public hearings on the proposed rules is as follows:

  • August 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
    Department of Agriculture Conference Room
    4398A Pua Loke Street, Lihue, Kauai
  • August 11, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.|
    Department of Agriculture, Plant Quarantine Conference Room
    1849 Auiki Street, Honolulu, Oahu
  • August 12, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
    Department of Agriculture Conference Room
    635 Mua Street, Kahului, Maui
  • August 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
    Kona Civic Center Conference Room
    82-6130 Mamalahoa Hwy., Bldg. 2
    Capt. Cook, Hawaii
  • August 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
    State Office Building, Conference Room C
    75 Aupuni Street, Hilo, Hawaii

All interested parties are urged to attend the hearings and submit comments or testimony orally or in writing.  Copies of the proposed rules may be reviewed by accessing the Department’s website (click here) or in person during normal business hours at the following Department of Agriculture offices:


99‑941 Halawa Valley Street, Aiea, HI  96701  (Phone ‑‑ 483‑7100)

99‑951 Halawa Valley Street, Aiea, HI  96701 (Phone ‑‑ 483‑7151)

1428 South King Street, Honolulu, HI  96814 (Phone ‑‑ 483‑7100)

Kauai  – 4398A Pua Loke Street, Lihue, HI  96766  (Phone – 241-7138)

Maui  – 635 Mua Street, Kahului, HI  96732 (Phone – 873-3555)


Hilo – 75 Aupuni Street, Hilo, HI  96720 (Phone ‑‑ 974‑6500)

Kona – Civic Center, Rm. 3, 82-6130 Mamalahoa Hwy., Capt Cook, HI 96704
(Phone – 974-6500)

Copies of the proposed rules may also be obtained at the above offices by paying a fee for photocopying or may be sent by mail upon receipt of a fee for photocopying and postage.

The Department of Agriculture will also accept written testimony until August 21, 2015 at the Department of Agriculture, 1428 South King St., Honolulu, HI 96814‑2512 or via e-mail to HDOAAI@HAWAII.GOV

Special accommodations, such as sign language interpretation, large printing, taped materials, and accessible parking, can be provided if requested in advance.  This request may be made in writing to one of the addresses listed above or by calling (808) 483-7103.