Hawaii 1960 - 2007
Source: University of Texas Libraries
$B!!(BHawaii is the newest of the 50states and the only state made up entirely of islands. It is located in the
central Pacific Ocean, southwest of the continental United states, southeast of Japan and northeast of Australia.
Honolulu of the island of Oahu is the state capital of Hawaii. Population of the state estimated about 1,300,000.
$B!!(BTobacco Control in Hawaii
An information board announced the 'Cleaner,healthier, better smoke-free Hawaii' beginning November 16, 2006.
This poster was photographed in March 2007 at the shopping mall at Kahului, Maui Island.
Smoking restriction of the world airports
The law of 'Smoke Free State' Hawaii, became, in effect, in November 2006.
Smoking is banned at enclosed or partially enclosed facilities or places owned by the state or counties that are
open to the public, including personal businesses. Private homes used as child-care, adult-care or health-care
facilities and membership clubs that employ people. Restaurants and bars, including outdoor patios and lanai,
including luaus and other events where food and drinks are served. Smoking is prohibited in the area within
20 feet ( about 6 meters ) of doorways, windows and ventilation intakes. All airports from a cabin to curb,
smoking will now be banned in virtually all public places, including most places at island airports.
No smoking, seen in the loading and unloading zone of the porch of the air terminal building at Lihue, Kauai
The warning sign plate is written in English and Japanese.
The 'smoking prohibited by law' sign plate at the Kahului Airport, Maui Island ( left ) and at the Kona Airport, Big Island ( right ).
These are written in English and Japanese. It also informed the penalty is $50.
The 'smoking prohibited by law' sign plate at the Honolulu International Airport, Oahu Island.
(L) A well known Waikiki Beach. (R) The 'Smoking Prohibited by Law' sign at the beach house at Waikiki.
Big Island Council approved the smoking ban in park facilities on the island.$B!!(BBy March 2007, two beaches in
Hawaii are smoke-free. This is the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve on Oahu and Kahaluu Beach Park on the Big
Island. For the first time, the new law against smoking in park and beach applies countrywide in the island of
Hawaii may ban smoking on Waikiki Beach Hawaii lawmakers will consider a bill that would prohibit lighting up
cigarettes on world-famous Waikiki Beach. State law already prohibits smoking in all enclosed and partially
enclosed workplaces and public places, including restaurants and bars.The law has been opposed by some bar
and restaurant owners who say it has hurt business, although anti-tobacco groups say it has had the opposite
effect. House Bill would prohibit smoking on the beaches of Waikiki from the shore break to the sidewalk of
private property lines. The bill aims to protect Waikiki Beach from litter such as cigarette butts, making it more
attractive to tourists. Smoking would still be allowed on sidewalks$B!!(Bnear the beach. If passed by the state House
and Senate and signed into law, the smoking ban for Waikiki Beach would take effect immediately.
Pacific Business News (Honolulu), February 3, 2009
(L) The 'Smoking Prohibited by Law' sticker is pasted on a glass door of an entrance of a bookstore and shopping center in Hilo, Hawaii.
(M) No smoking sign in Hawaiian ( Polynesian ) language. Both English and Hawaiian is the official language of the State of Hawaii.
This plate was photographed in a toilet of the Waikoloa Beach Resort, Big Island, Hawaii.
(R) No smoking in the shopping mall of Waikiki, Honolulu.Oahu Island, Hawaii.
(L) No smoking sign board seen at the Volcano Village, Big Island, Hawaii.
(R) No smoking sign board at the front desk of Volcano House,Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
(L) Inside of a shop. Of course, no one can smoke, at Waikiki.
(R) Young man and women smoking over 6 meters far from the building entrance.
They posed with a smiling face to a picture taking by the writer.
A 'Smoking Prohibited by Law' sign plate attached to the trunk of a palm tree.
According to a report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on smoking deathrates in
the U.S. took a downward plunge and the states with the highest smoking rates have the equally high death
rates from smoking. The states that came in at the bottom with the lowest death rates were Utah and Hawaii.
TopNews January 23,2009
No smoking sign plate placed at the entrance door of Starbucks, Waikoloa Beach Resort Shopping Center.
It also says that 'Mahalo For Not Smoking within 20' of This Establishment'. The word of Mahao means
that of 'thank you' in Polynesian ( Hawaiian ) language. Twenty feet are almost equivalent to six meters.
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(L) No smoking sign plate at the lobby of Kona Beach Hotel, Big Island, Hawaii.
(R) Guest rooms of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th floor are smoke-free.
Smoking Floor is designated for smokers.
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Total Smoking Ban in USA
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in New Jersey$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoke-free Illinois Act$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in California$B!!(B1998
$B!!(BBeverly Hills banned in all outdoor dining areas$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in a condominium of California
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in the State of Washington
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Oregon$B!!!!(B
$B!!(BMontana passed statewide smoking Ban
$B!!(BColorado Clean Indoor Air Act
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Arizona$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in the State of Maine
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Vermont$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in the $B#M(Bassachusetts state.
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in New York$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Maryland$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Washington, D.C.
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Minnesota$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Delaware$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Ohio$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Iowa$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Utah$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Rhode Island$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Nevada$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Virginia
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Michigan$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Wisconsin
Arrival to Hawaii Airports in Hawaii Shopping malls Restaurant and cafe Kauai Island$B!!(B Maui Island
Hotels of Island of Maui$B!!(B Island of Hawaii$B!!(B Oahu Island$B!!(B Smoking ban in the states of Hawaii
smoking ban in hotels in Hawaii Tobacco sales Smoking Travellers
The photographs were taken in March 2007, except for the picture taken in June 1960.
This article was written in April 2007, last revised in November, 2013, by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.