There are many treatments you can use for ukus. Here is a sample of a non-toxic treatment you can use. Whatever treatment is used, you need to clean your environment and at the same time, continually check for nits until they are gone. Learn more about the UKU PROJECT >>
Use original Listerine (brown or orange bottle). DO NOT USE FLAVORED LISTERINE.
Mix equal portions of Listerine and shampoo. Shake well.
Apply to dry hair. DO NOT GET INTO EYES. Leave on for 10 minutes.
Rinse off, apply conditioner, and rinse again. Comb hair out and remove dead lice.
Remove the nits or eggs. DO NOT SHARE COMBS OR TOWELS WITH ANYONE.
Use this every three days for twelve days, and it will continually kill the live ukus as they are hatching. Wash clothing and bedding in hot water. Place pillows in a large, sealed plastic bag and leave in the sun for 1 hour.
All children 18 years and younger planning to stay in Hawaii for an extended period of time should bring the following items with them:
Children should receive ongoing care from a doctor to ensure that their immunizations are up-todate. Free or low-cost shots are available in Hawaii for children without insurance.
When you arrive in Hawaii, call 2-1-1 for assistance.
Who may apply for Hawaii QUEST?
Individuals who are not age 65 years and old, blind or disabled may apply for medical insurance from the Hawaii QUEST program. An enrollment cap is currently in place for Hawaii QUEST. No more than 125,000 people can be in the program at one time. Until the number of people enrolled in Hawaii QUEST falls below that number, no new recipients will be enrolled except:
When Hawaii QUEST enrollment is no more than 120,000 on December 31 of any calendar year, an open application period will be conducted in the following calendar year.
What are the Hawaii QUEST eligibility requirements?
To be eligible for Hawaii QUEST, you must:
What are the Hawaii QUEST asset limits?
If you need an application form or want to know the status of your application, call the Med-QUEST Division Eligibility Office in your area:
Applications Unit Phone: 587-3521 Fax: 587-3543
Kapolei Unit Phone: 692-7364 Fax: 692-7379
Hilo (East Hawaii) Phone: 933-0339 Fax: 933-0344
Kona (West Hawaii) Phone: 327-4970 Fax: 327-4975
Maui Phone: 243-5780 Fax: 243-5788
Kauai Phone: 241-3575 Fax: 241-3583
Molokai Phone: 553-1758 Fax: 553-3833
Lanai Phone: 565-7102 Fax: 565-6460
For more information, go to: http://hawaii.gov/dhs/health/medquest