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New Keiki Heroes Activities for the Spring

March 26, 2023

Keiki Heroes promotes health education materials that are culturally relevant and age-appropriate to support the physical, mental, emotional, and social health of children in Hawai‘i. We believe that keiki can be heroes by helping themselves and others to adopt healthy…

Healthcare Impacted By Lack Of Affordable Childcare

Healthcare Impacted by Lack of Affordable Childcare

October 10, 2022

Finding affordable and reliable childcare close to home has always been a challenge here in Hawai‘i. When the Covid-19 pandemic began, daycare facilities closed and many childcare workers left the industry. As a result, many workers in all industries, including…

Keiki Heroes Resources Are Empowering Keiki Across Hawai‘i

Keiki Heroes Resources are Empowering Keiki Across Hawai‘i

September 21, 2022

Keiki Heroes (KH) is a community initiative created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support local kids, families, educators, and health care professionals. The goal of the work is simple but powerful: our keiki can be empowered to be…

COVID-19 News & Upcoming Changes

COVID-19 News & Upcoming Changes

August 16, 2022

UPCOMING CHANGES   We continue to see immense community resilience as we navigate life with COVID-19. Many in-person events have resumed and we want to share and support opportunities to advance health in your homes, schools, workplaces, neighborhoods, and communities. We…

Fighting A Deadly Virus In A New Age

Fighting a Deadly Virus in a New Age

August 11, 2022

I thought that the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic was over when I took my first Nurse Manager position in a small ICU in March of 2021.  I could never have imagined that the next wave of the virus would…

Protect Yourself From Monkeypox & COVID-19 Variants

Protect Yourself from Monkeypox & COVID-19 Variants

August 2, 2022

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MONKEYPOX We learned from COVID-19 how crucial it is to share timely and accurate public health information to prevent an infectious disease from spreading. We also learned one of the most effective ways to…

Mental Health, COVID-19 Variants & School Guidance

Mental Health, COVID-19 Variants & School Guidance

July 19, 2022

MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS   Starting this week, anyone in the U.S. can now call, text, or chat 988 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The pandemic has increased trauma, stress and mental health concerns. During the first year of…