Aloha from HDOA!

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s (HDOA) 240 employees statewide work to support, enhance, promote, and protect Hawaii’s agriculture and aquaculture industries. We work to create and maximize opportunities for exporting; and facilitate growth of existing and new agricultural commodities and by-products. In addition, the department works to prevent the introduction and establishment of plants, animals and diseases that are detrimental to the state’s agriculture industry and the environment.

At HDOA we are Growing Hawaii’s future!


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Travel & Shipping Info

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Initiatives and Programs

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The Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, or disability, or any other class as protected under applicable federal or state law, in administration of its programs, or activities, and, the Department of Agriculture does not intimidate or retaliate against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights to participate in actions protected, or oppose action prohibited, by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7, or for the purpose of interfering with such rights.

Acting Non-Discrimination Coordinator Morris Atta is responsible for coordination or compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning non-discrimination requirements implemented by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7 (Non-discrimination in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency), including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 13 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (hereinafter collectively referred to as the federal non-discrimination laws).

If you have any questions about this notice or any of Acting Non-Discrimination Coordinator Morris Atta’s non-discrimination programs, policies, or procedures, you may contact:

Morris Atta, Acting Non-Discrimination Coordinator

Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture

1428 S. King Street, Honolulu, HI 96814,

(808) 973-9560

[email protected]

If you believe that you have been discriminated against with respect to a Department of Agriculture program or activity receiving federal assistance, please contact the Acting Non-Discrimination Coordinator Morris Atta identified above or visit our website at to learn how and where to file a complaint of discrimination.

The Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture does not intimidate, threaten, coerce, or discriminate against any individual or group for the purpose of interfering with any right or privilege guaranteed under federal anti-discrimination laws, or because an individual has filed a complaint or has testified, assisted, or participated in any way in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing related to federal anti-discrimination laws, or has opposed any practice made unlawful by federal anti-discrimination laws.

To request language or accessibility for Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture programs or public meetings, please contact the Office of the Chairperson, at (808) 973-9560 or email: [email protected]. Please allow sufficient time for HDOA to meet accommodation requests.

For complaints relating to employment under Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture, contact: HDOA Human Resources Office at 808-973-9481 or email: [email protected]          

To request language interpretation for this document, please contact: LEP Coordinator located at 1428 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96813 (Phone: 808-973-9469 Email: [email protected]). Individuals may request oral interpretation services in order to request a written translation of this document.