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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…

Parking Policy Is A Public Health Issue

Parking Policy is a Public Health Issue

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,…

100 Students And Community Advocates In State Capitol Rotunda Wearing Pink Shirts And Holding Signs.

Take Down Tobacco Day 2024

March 27, 2024

More than 100 Hawai‘i youth gathered at the State Capitol on March 20th with a message for lawmakers – it’s time to take action against Big Tobacco. Students from four islands, representing 30 public and private schools from 8th grade…

Hawai‘i State Capitol

HIPHI’s 2024 Policy Priorities

December 21, 2023

We are awaiting the 2024 Legislative Session with excitement. The legislative session is a time when we can advocate for policies that will support the state’s public health. Implementing public health policy is essential because it is a way to…

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