Monday, August 15, 2022
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Thursday, June 2, 2011
Lung Association: Honolulu has America’s Cleanest Air
By News Release @ 1:28 PM :: 8682 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

News Release: American Lung Association State of the Air 2011 – Honolulu

Honolulu’s Air once again ranks as America’s cleanest for 2011

  • Ranked 1 for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for Ozone
  • Ranked 1 for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for 24-hour particle pollution
  • Ranked 4 for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for annual particle pollution

High Ozone Days: Change since 1996- 0.0 more days this year

Particle Pollution - 24 Hour: Change since 2000- -2.7 less days this year

Particle Pollution – Annual: Changes since 2000: +0.9ug/m3


Details of Honolulu at-risk populations:

Total Population: 907,574 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 22,640 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 65,846 Risks to people with Asthma
Chronic Bronchitis: 30,693 Risks to people with Chronic Bronchitis
Emphysema: 15,732 Risks to people with Emphysema
Cardiovascular Disease: 261,198 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 58,800 Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 201,499 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 135,661 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 85,138 Risks to people with low incomes

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote


808 Silent Majority

ACA Signups Hawaii

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni


Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Astronomy Hawaii

Back da Blue Hawaii

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii


Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Life Alliance

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together



Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

July 4 in Hawaii

Kakaako Cares

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport


OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii


Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii