Join us for heavy pupus and to celebrate community health advocacy! Be one of the first to get your hands on our 2019 Legislative Recap.

2019 NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION CONFERENCE FOR COALITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS: The 13th national conference will facilitate the sharing of successful strategies to strengthen efforts to improve immunizations. Registration is now open.


HIPHI is a non-profit hub for health, bringing community-based organizations, government, academia, foundations and business together to improve the quality of life for the people of Hawai‘i.

Building healthier communities requires collaboration on a variety of issues that impact health, including transportation, education, access to healthy food and economic opportunity. And collaboration is what we do best.

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2019 Summer Social @ The Pacific Club
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2019 Summer Social @ The Pacific Club | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Please join us for the second annual celebration marking the end of the 2019 legislative session and the release of the 2019 Legislative Recap of community health policies in Hawai‘i – be the first to get a copy!
Enjoy heavy pupus and great company while learning about community health issues in our state. All attendees will receive a hard copy of the 2019 Legislative Recap. We will also be honoring youth advocates to recognize their efforts to change policy and improve health. This is a great opportunity to network with partners, funders, advocates, and policy makers.
Funding for this event and the 2019 Legislative Recap is made possible, in part, by Kaiser Permanente Hawai‘i.
Ticket Pricing and Availability:
  • Early Bird Admission prices will be available until Friday, June 7.
  • General Admission prices will begin on Saturday, June 8.
  • Online sales will end on Wednesday, June 19 at 12:00 PM.
  • At-the-Door price is $35.00 per person based on availability.
Each ticket includes appetizers, 1 drink, and a copy of the 2019 Recap. Limited free parking available on site. If you have any questions, please email lia@hiphi.org.
Hawai‘i Community Health Worker Leadership Conference 2019 @ Ala Moana Hotel
Jun 28 all-day

We invite you to attend the Community Health Worker Leadership Conference 2019 taking place June 28, 2019. This conference will gather community health workers from across the state to build leadership capacity and skills and discuss emerging priorities and topics in the profession.

Webinar: The Restless Mind: Finding Peace and Support in a Busy World @ Zoom Webinar Only
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Free Zoom Webinar

Worry and distress are feelings that many people feel occasionally when faced with potential harm. Others may live with more chronic anxiety about upcoming events in their lives by feeling tension and ongoing nervousness. Anxiety can cause distress and un-ease in dealing with everyday life. Many different ways exist to gain more ease, improve anxious feelings and/or even prevent anxiety.

Learning Objectives:
1. Review the definitions of anxiety, stress, and trauma.
2. Examine the symptoms of anxiety including the impact of anxiety on health and the factors that can affect stress.
3. Identify assessment and screening tools for anxiety with linking referral resources for support and treatment
4. Evaluate the importance of self-care and how to use self-care tips to mediate stress.

Trainer – Mestisa C. Gass, PsyD., Program Director at Mental Health America of Hawaii

Webinar: Behind the Headlines – What is Really Happening With Opioid Use and Treatment in Hawaii @ Zoom Webinar Only
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Free Zoom Webinar

Use of opioids such as heroin, morphine, and prescription pain relievers has expanded to levels of dependency in many individuals. Several factors contribute to the breadth and complexity of this urgent problem: severe chronic pain, greater use of prescriptions, aggressive marketing by pharmaceutical companies, among others. Updates about treatment, services, solutions, and resources exist here in Hawaii to reduce harm and improve quality of life for all.

Learning Objectives:
1. Review approved medications to treat opioid use disorder.
2. Discuss opioid intervention and updates about management of opioid use disorder.
3. Summarize referral resources and services are available for opioid-dependent clients in Hawaii and how to assist in the coordination of care.

Trainers – Heather Lusk, MSW, Executive Director of Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center and Christina Wang, DNS, Nurse Practitioner at Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center

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Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i
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Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL)
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The tobacco industry spends more than $25 million each year in Hawai‘i marketing their products to kids while sugary drink manufacturers pay fitness bloggers and researchers to promote diets that include soda. These industries care about one thing and one thing only: profit. That’s where we come in. We, and our coalitions, work every day to stop them in their tracks. We shine a light on their bad acts and we fight for policies that promote health for all Hawai’i residents and visitors. Your gift allows us to do more… and it is tax-deductible!

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