cesspools

Department of Health

Hawai’i homes with cesspools must be upgraded by 2050. But, a State Environmental Council Committee is calling for more scientific evidence to drive this mandate.

The Conversation: Friday, May 18th, 2018

May 18, 2018
Ryan Finnerty

City Responds to Dockless Scooters; Eruption Increases Uncertainty for Farmers; EPA Examines Cesspool Challenges; Miss Aligned 2 Anthology

Spearheading Cesspool Issues with County Task Forces

Mar 27, 2018
Septic Advisor

There are almost 90,000 cesspools across Hawaiʻi releasing 53 million gallons of untreated sewage into the ground each day. The State of Hawaiʻi is trying to wean residents off them, and part of that effort could be the creation of County-level task forces to spearhead the transition.

The Conversation: Monday, March 26th, 2018

Mar 26, 2018
Master Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts / U.S. Air Force

Disaster Vulnerability; Cesspool Task Force; Challenges of Low Unemployment; Emotional Learning

Cesspool Funding and Upgrade Bills Advance in the House

Feb 15, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

A number of proposed bills dealing with cesspools are advancing in the House of Representatives this session. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka has this update.