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Maui Tidal Trash Treasures Art Contest

Maui Tidal Trash Treasures Art Contest

January 17, 2017

Aloha! You are invited to enter the Tidal Trash Treasures Art Contest. You can help keep Maui’s beaches and parks clean and beautiful, and at the same time show off your artistic talent. Enter as a school group or an individual for a…

A Peek Inside Maui’s Live & Play Tobacco-Free Event

A peek inside Maui’s Live & Play Tobacco-Free event

December 20, 2016

Part of getting young people engaged in health is making it FUN. To close out the year, each island brought together health-minded youth to connect and celebrate tobacco-free living through conversation and team activities. In Maui County, we had a…

Our Policy Priorities For 2017 Legislative Session

Our Policy Priorities for 2017 Legislative Session

December 16, 2016

For the upcoming 2017 legislative session, HIPHI is working on many policies to promote healthy living in Hawai‘i, including various sugar-sweetened beverage bills and continuing to focus on tobacco prevention and control. Please see the list below for additional details on…

National Food Day On Big Island Promotes Healthy, Local Food

National Food Day on Big Island promotes healthy, local food

December 11, 2016

We were thrilled to be a part of Food Day at KTA Superstores in Hilo, Waimea, Keahou and Waikoloa. The day opened with a proclamation from Hawai‘i County’s Managing Director, Randy Kurohara, followed by events throughout the day. Blue Zones…

Maui Students Promote Safer Walking And Biking

Maui students promote safer walking and biking

December 8, 2016

The HEAL Maui, Moloka’i, & Lana’i coalition has been busy working on several great projects these past few months and we would like to highlight the work of the four Bachelors of Science Nursing (BSN) Manoa students who have been…

East Hawai‘i Youth Give Us Hope For A Tobacco-free Future

East Hawai‘i youth give us hope for a tobacco-free future

December 5, 2016

November is always a fun and active month for Tobacco-Free East Hawai`i with multiple tobacco and e-cigarette prevention presentations and, of course, the annual Waiakea High Great American Smokeout (GASO) event on November 17. On  GASO day, students challenged staff to…

Kauai’s Lydgate Park Is Now Tobacco-free

Kauai’s Lydgate Park is now tobacco-free

November 6, 2016

With lots of hard work and dedication, Tobacco Free Kaua’i is ecstatic to announce that the pavilion at Lydgate Park and Kamalani Playground are now completely tobacco-free! Former CTFH coordinator, Valerie Saiki, worked tirelessly on this project with the help of…

Wayfinding With Hilo Bayfront Trails

Wayfinding with Hilo Bayfront Trails

November 2, 2016

The Hawai`i Public Health Institute (HIPHI), in collaboration with the State Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division, is supporting Hilo Bayfront Trails (HBFT) in the development of a community plan to promote walking and cycling among…

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