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Chalk the Walk

Chalk Walks & Smoke Bombs: Welcome to the U.H. Maui College Wellness Fair

The first ever Nani Ke Ola, “Beautiful Life”, Wellness Fair was held on March 15th, 2018, to highlight health resources available to the campus community. Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i was there to mark Kick Butts Day by highlighting…

Creating Healthier Communities: Kahului Walk Audit

The Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition for Maui, Molokai, and Lanaʻi has been involved in many events these past months. One event worth highlighting is the Creating Healthier Communities: Kahului Walk Audit that took place on…

Maui County HEAL committees have a strong agenda for 2018

The Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition for Maui, Molokaʻi and Lanaʻi welcomes 2018 with some wonderful activities coming down the pike. Maui HEAL Coalition has three main committees: Pōhai ʻAi Pono-Access to Healthy Food,…
Maui County Council passes smoke-free vehicles

Smoke-Free Vehicles with Keiki passes Maui County Council

Maui County Council unanimously passed Bill 6, which prohibits smoking in vehicles when persons under the age of 18 are present, on February 2, 2018. The bill will go into effect on July 1, 2018. After more than five years of efforts on the…
Lauren Loor

Meet Lauren, our Maui Healthy Eating + Active Living Coordinator

The Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition for Maui, Molokaʻi and Lanaʻi welcomes new coalition coordinator Lauren Loor! Lauren is originally from New York City and began her work in public health interning with The Partnership for…
Smoke-Free Vehicles Maui

The Great American Smokeout, Maui Style

Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i and Maui County youth join the American Cancer Society’s annual intervention event, the Great American Smokeout (GASO), to support two important local smoke-free initiatives: 1) a smoke-free campus policy…
Maui Youth CTFH

Youth advocates ask Maui County Council for smoke-free vehicles

Through collaboration between Council-member Sugimura’s office, the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i, and the youth of Maui County, an ordinance for smoke-free vehicles when minors are present will be pursued at the county council this…
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Hiring: HIPHI Community Coalition Coordinator for Maui County

We are excited to announce that we are hiring for our Maui County Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) coalition coordinator position! We are looking for an experienced, community-driven individual to lead and grow our HEAL coalition in Maui…

Kaua‘i and Maui share ideas on road and sidewalk design

The Maui County Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition has been a part of some pretty incredible projects these past few months! One worth highlighting is our August 3rd Kaua‘i and Maui Peer-to-Peer exchange event. This event focused…
Sierra Sales

Local Maui youth wins National Student Safety Program’s Student of the Year Award

Congratulations to Sierra Sales, of Maui, for receiving the Shining Star Award as Student of the Year for the National Student Safety program! Working closely with Maui’s Community Coordinator, Sierra Sales has been an active member of the…

Adult & youth education on vaping is making an impact on Maui

Hawai‘i Public Health Institute on Maui is making huge strides in preventing youth from vaping through the incredible power of education. Katie Folio, Maui’s Community Coordinator, has been hard at work organizing and leading youth vaping…
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Walking audits across the state present opportunities for improvement

The American Planning Association Hawai‘i chapter, Hawai’i Public Health Institute, and the Hawai’i Department of Health teamed up to bring Mark Fenton, a national expert in built environment, to work with county planners and engineers…