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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…

July 2022 COVID-19 Updates

July 2022 COVID-19 Updates

July 5, 2022

NATIONAL MINORITY MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for racial and ethnic minority groups to access mental health services. National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month is observed every July to recognize the unique challenges racial…

June 2022 COVID-19 Updates

June 2022 COVID-19 Updates

June 21, 2022

  The sixth edition of HIPHI’s annual Legislative Recap is here! The Recap includes a summary of recent federal actions on public health, an in-depth analysis of how Hawaii’s budget prioritized health in 2022, and an overview of this year’s…

Pride Month Is A Public Health Priority

Pride Month is a Public Health Priority

June 7, 2022

June was originally established as Pride Month to honor the Stonewall Uprising of 1969, a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. Today, June is a time to celebrate the dignity, equality and increased visibility of…

An Update On COVID-19 In Hawai‘i

An Update on COVID-19 in Hawai‘i

May 25, 2022

We’re excited to announce Keiki Heroes has joined the HIPHI ‘ohana! Keiki Heroes 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…

Latest COVID-19 Data & Recommendations

Latest COVID-19 Data & Recommendations

May 10, 2022

May is Older Americans Month and we want to take this opportunity to thank, honor and amplify the voices of Hawaii’s kūpuna. Though kūpuna were among those threatened the most by the pandemic, kūpuna remained resilient and demonstrated their leadership…

Changes In The COVID-19 Landscape

Changes in the COVID-19 Landscape

April 26, 2022

May is approaching and with that many events are returning that have been paused since the pandemic. As restrictions around gatherings ease and in-person events make a comeback, we are excited to see one of the vaccination program goals take…

Statewide COVID-19 Update (04/12)

Statewide COVID-19 Update (04/12)

April 12, 2022

What is the “Next Normal”?  It’s safe to say that the pandemic has impacted every area of our lives. While the virus itself is not gone, we are able to live in a much safer way, thanks to research. What…