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Whole Foods Market 5% Day to Benefit HIPHI’s Healthy Eating + Active Living Community Coalitions

 Partnership will help promote access to healthy food options and help promote physical activity through built environment improvements April 15, 2019 (HONOLULU) – Today, the Hawai’i Public Health Institute (HIPHI) announced that its program, Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL), will be the beneficiary of Whole Foods Market’s upcoming 5% Day on Thursday, April 18, at all […]

Vision Zero seeks to end traffic fatalities in Hawai‘i County

Hawai‘i Public Health Institute is an enthusiastic partner of PATH and a member of the mayor’s Active Living Advisory Committee (MALAC), as well as an advocate for Vision Zero in Hawai’i County. On Wednesday, February 20, the Hawai’i County Council Transportation Committee passed Resolution Number 38-19 to adopt the goals, strategies, and policies of the […]


Spring update from the executive director

I hope your year is off to a great start! HIPHI has been as busy as ever this first quarter. The legislative session started in January and HIPHI is once again supporting numerous bills aimed at reducing smoking and vaping, improving nutrition and physical activity opportunities, improving oral health access, and more. Thank you to […]

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National Public Health Week: Windward Zero Waste School Hui field trip

Tucked away past the Ko‘olau Mountains is a revolutionary program striving for a zero-waste Hawai‘i. The Windward Zero Waste School Hui is a partnership of Windward schools working cooperatively in the pursuit of waste reduction, soil restoration, and applied environmental education. Schools in the Hui are Ka‘ohao School, Ka‘elepulu Elementary, Kainalu Elementary, Enchanted Lake Elementary […]


West Hawai’i Inspire to Live and Breathe town hall recap

Hawai‘i County youth have the highest rate of e-cigarette use in the state; a rate that is multiple times higher than the national rate. To help reverse this trend, Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i Island (TFHI) hosted 34 community members on Wednesday, February 20, 2018, at the West Hawai‘i Community Health Center for another installment of InSpire to […]

Save the Date: Community Health Worker Conference 2019

Calling all Community Health Workers! We are excited to announce the 2019 Hawai‘i Community Health Worker Leadership Conference, titled Pūpūkahi I Holomua: For and About Community Health Workers. Join us and your fellow CHWs and allies from across the state for a day of learning, sharing and networking. Be a part of the discussion on […]


HIPHI welcomes Hawai’i Public Health Training Hui

Hawai‘i Public Health Training Hui was established in 2006 to provide workforce training and to nurture collaboration among public health professionals across the state. Members are surveyed on their continuing education and technical assistance needs and then the work begins to search out and provide tools and training to meet those needs. In late 2018, […]


2019 Mid-Session Legislative Update

As we approach the halfway point of the legislative session, we are grateful that all of HIPHI’s legislative priorities are moving. Unfortunately, we only have one bill alive for each priority; all originated in the Senate. We thank all of our advocates that have taken action so far and ask that you continue to show […]