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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…
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Star Advertiser LTE: Honolulu should ban smoking in cars

As printed in the Star-Advertiser on August 4, 2017: Honolulu should ban smoking in cars With most of our keiki returning to school, the Coalition for Tobacco-Free East Hawaii is thrilled to see the Honolulu City Council introduce a bill…
Biki Event 2017
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Perspectives on Community Health field trip with Biki and HBL

On Thursday, July 27, Hawai‘i Public Health Institute (HIPHI) teamed up with Biki and Hawai‘i Bicycling League (HBL) for a Perspectives on Community Health field trip. This field trip brought together community members and public health…
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Seattle Seahawks Michael Bennett has a message for our kids

Surrounded by the energy and smiles of more than 800 youth and family members, HIPHI spent the day helming our educational spin-the-wheel game and info table at the 2017 O.C.E.A.N. Health Fest. Through fun trivia questions, youth learned…

Biki’s Official Bikeshare Launch

What is Biki? It is a bikeshare service that allows bikes to be rented out to individuals for short trips. Currently, there are nearly 100 Biki Stops throughout urban Honolulu for residents and tourists to enjoy! HIPHI supports the Bikeshare…
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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…
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HIPHI Statement on U.S. Senate’s Heartless Health Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 26, 2017 U.S. Senate’s Heartless “Health” Bill is a Recipe for Public Health Disaster Senate Republicans would leave many children, seniors and people with disabilities without medical care Statement by…
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Legislative Session Recap from the Policy Director

We are pleased to share our first 2017 Legislative Recap – an analysis and report of health bills from the 2017 Legislative Session. This document will help advocates and other Hawai‘i residents understand the major health issues that lawmakers…
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2017 Youth Retreat is Saturday, August 26

HIPHI’s Youth Council is currently recruiting and accepting applications from youth across the state, ages 14-18, who want to #BeTheFirst tobacco-free generation to speak truth to power against Big Tobacco. It is a youth-led program that brings…
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Update from the Executive Director

Aloha, We are nearly halfway through the year and 2017 has kept us on our toes! Our state legislative session ended in early May with political shake-ups and funding for the rail unresolved. At the Federal level, Congress rushed through the…
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HIPHI builds bridges to communities with new staff position

The change from spring to summer also brings a shift in roles here at the Hawai‘i Public Health Institute (HIPHI). Stephanie Moir will be transitioning out of her current role as Tobacco Free Kaua’i Coordinator into a new Statewide Community…
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HIPHI Statement on House Health Care Bill

House Health Care Bill Benefits Wealthy at the Cost of Most Vulnerable   Statement of Jessica Yamauchi, Executive Director, Hawai‘i Public Health Institute   Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives just voted to throw more than…