Updated: December 2, 2013
Hawaii Department of Health
1250 Punchbowl Street
Phone: (808) 586-8332
Fax: (808) 586-8347
Vaccine requirements may be relaxed or eliminated in some regions and/or states due to shortages in the manufacture of some vaccines. Please contact your healthcare provider, or your local public health department for more information.
|Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP)||K-12||Day Care, Head Start- 4 doses or age appropriate (means that number of doses of a vaccine a child should have received is dependent upon the child’s age, and this defined by CDC at (www.cdc.gov).
K-12- 5 doses; or age appropriate (means that number of doses of a vaccine a child should have received is dependent upon the child’s age, and this defined by CDC at (www.cdc.gov/).
College, University- Td recommended for all enrollees
|Hepatitis A||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Hepatitis B||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start, K-12 - 3 months: 1 dose, 5 months: 2 doses, 7-19 months: 2 doses, 19 months and older: 3 doses. 3 doses for all children born after 12/31/92 and for 7th grade attendance.|
|Hib||Day Care, Head Start||Day Care, Head Start- 1 dose on or after 1st birthday|
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12, College/University||Day Care, Head Start, K-12- 1 dose after 1st birthday *K-12: 2 doses of measles vaccine are required, with at least one of the two being MMR
K-12- 2nd dose measles is required prior to entry
College, University- MMR, 2nd dose measles- All enrollees
|Meningococcal||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Pneumococcal||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Polio||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start- Age appropriate up to 3 doses
K-12- 34 doses, last dose after 4th birthday
|Varicella||Day Care, Head Start, Kindergarten, Second Grade||Day Care, Head Start, K-2 - Effective July 1, 2002, 2 doses of varicella vaccine are required if the first dose is administered on or after the 13th birthday. A documented history of varicella (chickenpox) signed by a U.S. licensed MD, DO, APRN, or PA, may be substituted for the varicella vaccine requirement.|