Hawaii’s 2018 Legislative Session is moving right along,
and we are pleased that legislation banning the sale of sunscreen with
oxybenzone and octinoxate is alive and well!
Please testify on-line IN SUPPORT of SB2571 (Senate Bill 2571). The
Senate’s Commerce, Consumer Protection and Health (CPH) Commitee will
consider the bill at a hearing at 10 am Thursday, 22 February, Room 229,
but all testimony must be received by 10 am Wednesday, 21 February.
To provide testimony:
1. go to https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov (or just click HERE)
2. Sign in or register to create an account
3. Submit testimony
You can read the bill:
1. type SB2571 in the “Bill Status/Measure Status” Box in the SEARCH
navigational bar on the left side of the page
2. read the pdf under “All Versions of this Measure” on the following
You may also want to read the New York Times Article which mentions Hawaii’s push
to ban the sale of reef-toxic sunscreen.
Please be part of the solution and testify IN SUPPORT of SB2571!
President, Friends of Hanauma Bay