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Lessons From Lehua

Lessons from Lehua

June 26, 2023

When working in public health, as with any other field, it’s good to take space and gain perspective to recenter oneself in why this work matters. Earlier this month, I did just that when I had the privilege of attending…

Kupuna In Red Shirt Standing On A Tree-lined Street.

Kūpuna Pride

June 26, 2023

Every year, June marks the national celebration of Pride Month to honor our LGBTQIA+*/MVPFAFF** community. Yet amidst the celebration, hate crimes targeting LGBTQIA+ people and anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation are on the rise, threatening human rights, safety, and dignity. Unjust practices, policies,…

Hoʻomaikaʻi To Our 2022 Kūpuna Collective Champions

Hoʻomaikaʻi to our 2022 Kūpuna Collective Champions

December 12, 2022

Alicia Higa Waiʻanae Coast Comprehensive Health Center/ʻElepaio Social Services “Alicia has led a team at WCCHC to provide and deliver prepared meals and fresh local products to kupuna doorsteps since May 2020 and continues to do so, also providing a…

Kūpuna Digital Inclusion Project

Kūpuna Digital Inclusion Project

December 10, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a connectivity crisis among kūpuna in Hawaiʻi. Social distancing has isolated many from their family and loved ones, and has prevented many from carrying out essential daily activities, like grocery shopping or picking up prescriptions.…