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FASD State Coordinator (NAFSC Member)

Catherine Sorensen, Dr.P.H.
Primary Care Office Program Manager
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Hawaii Department of Health
3652 Kilauea Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
Phone: 808.733.8364
Fax: 808.733-8369

FASD State Task Force

Hawaii Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Task Force
Co-Chair: Ginny Wright
46-316 Kauhaa Place
Kaneohe, HI 96744
Phone: 808-741-4772

Co-chair: Jane Onoye, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry, JABSOM
University of Hawaii at Manoa
1441 Kapi‘olani Boulevard, Suite 1803
Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: 808-945-1584 or 808-945-1517
Fax: 808-945-1522

Legislative Information:

HB2109 Exit Disclaimer Graphic PDF icon



Section 2. There is established within the family health services division of the department of health one full-time equivalent permanent professional fetal alcohol spectrum disorder coordinator position.

6/19/06: Enacted as Act 204 (Gov. Msg. No. 734); effective date of law not indicated.

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The purpose of this Act is to establish a pilot clinic to address Hawaii’s current lack of facilities equipped to provide comprehensive prenatal, delivery, and postpartum care to women who have a history of methamphetamine and other substance abuse, including alcohol and tobacco.

HB2045: 6/29/06 – Enacted as Act 248, (Gov. Msg. No. 516; effective date of law not indicated).

SB2132: 3/17/06 – Passed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1) and referred to the House Committee on Higher Education.

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Requesting the Department of Health to establish a coordinated statewide effort to address fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

4/16/04: Report and Resolution(s) Adopted, as amended (SD 1).