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Clarification on Governor’s 7th Emergency Proclamation: What’s Open for Business?

On Tuesday, Governor David Ige announced his “Safer at Home” order, which included the first phase of reopening our economy by allowing low-risk businesses to resume work. However, with variations between the counties and different messages…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 5/4

In these uncertain times, one of the few bright spots are the many acts of kindness and generosity that have risen out of the crisis. Tomorrow, May 5, is #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving in response to the unprecedented need caused…
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Rev’ULUtion Student Art Contest – DEADLINE JUNE 30, 2020!

We want YOUR help to raise awareness about how ‘ulu (breadfruit) can make Hawai‘i more food secure, healthy, and sustainable! REVʻULUTION STUDENT ART CONTEST THEME: ‘Ulu’s Place in Hawai‘i: Past, Present & Future DEADLINE…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 4/27

Hawai‘i continues to show positive signs, with the number of new COVID-19 continuing to slow and our healthcare system is operating within its capacity. Over the weekend, Governor Ige extended the stay-at-home order until May 31, with the…
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Hawai‘i School Garden Talk Story Weekly Sessions

Hawai‘i Farm to School Hui members held the first Hawai’i School Garden Talk Story online session on Friday, April 17th, 2020, and will be hosting a series of weekly online events in support of educators and school garden programs during…
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“Watchu Eatin’?” Youth Food Photo Contest & Survey – Deadline April 30, 2020!

Calling all Hawai‘i high school students (ages 13-18)! The Hawai‘i Youth Food Council wants to know, “Watchu Eatin'?” Enter this Youth Food Photo Contest by submitting your food photo and story for a chance to win great prizes! The contest…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 4/20

Hawai‘i is now in its fourth week of the statewide stay at home order and currently has 584 cases of COVID-19, with 423 recovered and 10 deaths. Thanks to your efforts to reduce the spread, Hawai‘i has among the lowest documented rates of…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 4/13

As another week of staying home passes, we hope you continue to stay physically and mentally well. We have seen encouraging signs that the number of new COVID-19 cases in Hawaiʻi has been slowing, but also have tragically seen more deaths and…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 4/6

It’s been about two weeks since the stay-at-home order, and many of us may be feeling anxious, stressed, bored, and lonely. In response, this week’s webinar features Mestisa Gass, PsyD. Program Director, Mental Health America of Hawaiʻi,…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 3/30

HIPHI continues to work and serve the needs of the community. As mentioned in our last email, HIPHI is committed to providing you weekly email updates on Mondays and a webinar on Wednesdays. Our first webinar featuring Lieutenant Governor Josh…
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Food Systems Education for All! An Update on 2020 Legislative Efforts

NOTE: The state legislature has gone on hiatus as of March 16, 2020 in response to COVID-19. The recess will go on indefinitely until the state House and Senate leaders decide when the session should reconvene. The content in this article reflects…
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Oral Health Update

The Hawai‘i Oral Health Coalition (HOHC) has been hard at work for the first quarter expanding efforts to improve oral health in our state. With over 30 members from Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Maui and Big Island, prevention, advocacy and access have…