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A Farm Tour Of Mahi Pono: Cultivating Hope

A Farm Tour of Mahi Pono: Cultivating Hope

June 14, 2024

The Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition is thrilled to share the highlights of their recent farm tour with Mahi Pono, organized by the Maui Nui Food Alliance. This tour was an incredible opportunity for HEAL to connect with…

HEAL Goes To Central California!

HEAL Goes to Central California!

June 13, 2024

Authors: RoAnn Viloria, Patti Hatzistavrakis, Leigh Ann Lopez  HIPHI Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition coordinators recently participated in a California Central Coast Mobile Tour, which took place from April 15 to 18, 2024. This journey spanned from San…

Gaining A New Perspective Of A Traditional Crop: ‘Awa

Gaining a new Perspective of a traditional crop: ‘Awa

June 13, 2024

Author: Patti Hatzistavrakis More than a dozen Community members and staff from HIPHI participated in the first Perspectives on Community Health field trip of 2024 on Tuesday, April 9. Perspectives field trips allow people working on public health issues and…

Paved Paradise: How Parking Policy Impacts Public Health

Paved Paradise: How Parking Policy Impacts Public Health

June 12, 2024

In May 2024, parking policy reform enthusiast Henry Grabar led a series of conversations about parking policy throughout Hawaiʻi. Henry Grabar is a staff writer at Slate and a Loeb fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. His work…

Community Gardens In Public Housing Sites

Community Gardens in Public Housing Sites

June 12, 2024

Accessible garden boxes built at HPHA site Kalanihuia in September 2023. Nurturing Wellness and Resilience: Cultivating Local Food and Stronger Communities Together. Supported by a grant through the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, the Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute (HIPHI) has…

Bridging The Gap: Bringing Bike Education To Rural Communities

Bridging the Gap: Bringing Bike Education to Rural Communities

June 12, 2024

PATH Volunteers and Instructors at Kohala Elementary providing Bike Ed to fourth-grade students. Hawai‘i Island HEAL has recently collaborated with People for Active Transportation Hawai‘i (PATH) through their Bike Ed program to promote active transportation among Hawai‘i Island residents. PATH,…

Empowering Wellness: HEAL Coalition Sprouts Roots On Hawai‘i Island

Empowering Wellness: HEAL Coalition Sprouts Roots on Hawai‘i Island

March 27, 2024

In a vibrant and diverse community like Hawai‘i Island, fostering health and well-being becomes a collective responsibility. With this vision in mind, a groundbreaking initiative is taking root–the establishment of a Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition on Hawai‘i…

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