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Notice #: 03512399
Public Hearings


Pursuant to sections 91-3 and 92-41, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), the Department of Health will receive written comments and hold a public hearing to receive testimony on its adoption of proposed Chapter 11-79 Licensure of Dietitians.

The subjects and purposes of the requirements made by the adoption of Chapter 11-79 are to:

1. Define the licensing process, the establishment and collection of fees, and
procedures for denial, revocation and suspension of licensure;
2. Establish the Dietitian Special Fund for collection of fees and fines;
3. Identify the Code of Ethics; and
4. Provide for enforcement action for violation of HRS 448B.

All interested persons shall be afforded an opportunity to submit testimony orally or in writing at the time of the hearing. Any persons desiring to give written testimony are asked to submit two (2) copies of their testimony at the hearing, or before the hearing at the address below. Written testimony will be accepted until close of business on
November 15, 2007 at the:

Office of Health Care Assurance (OHCA)
1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 340, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

The Public Hearing for the adoption of HAR 11-79 will be held:

DATE: November 9, 2007
TIME: 1:00 p.m.


€ Keoni Ana Building, 1177 Alakea Street, Room 302, Honolulu, Oahu
€ Kakuhihewa Building, 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 167, Kapolei, Oahu
€ Hilo State Office Building, 75 Aupuni Street, Basement, Hilo, Hawaii
€ Wailuku Judiciary Building, 2145 Main Street, First Floor, Wailuku, Maui
€ Lihue State Office Building, 3060 Eiwa Street, Basement, Lihue, Kauai

To request a copy of the proposed rules by mail, contact OHCA by calling (808) 586-4080, or writing to OHCA, 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 340, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Copies of the proposed rules are available for review at this location from the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday (not including State holidays). The proposed rules may also be accessed via the internet at:

This activity is accessible for individuals with disabilities. For information or to request an auxiliary aid or service, contact OHCA at (808) 586-4080 (voice only) or 711 (TTY relay) by October 19, 2007. (SB03512353 9/23/07)