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2019 Public Health Legislative Agenda

2019 Policy Agenda available today

January 16, 2019

We have released our annual Public Health Legislative Agenda to highlight key public health bills expected to be introduced and debated in the state legislature. With at least 3,000 bills typically introduced each year, our annual Public Health Legislative Agenda…

2018 Legislative Recap

HIPHI’s 2019 policy priorities have been selected

December 6, 2018

The new year marks the beginning of a new legislative biennium where HIPHI will be championing policies to address the youth vaping epidemic, curb sugary beverage consumption, expand healthy meals to low-income families, and promote oral health access. We need…

Candidate Issue Survey

Candidate Survey on public health issues in Hawai‘i

August 15, 2018

As policy plays a significant role in our work at Hawai‘i Public Health Institute (HIPHI), we conduct an annual survey of elected officials and candidates that run for office, depending on the year. As 2018 is an election year, we…

2018 Legislative Recap Has Been Released

2018 Legislative Recap has been released

June 1, 2018

With another legislative session behind us, it’s time to take a deeper look into how public health legislation fared in the 2018 session. This year, HIPHI priorities were to prevent tobacco use among youth and promote healthy eating habits. Mahalo…

Legislative Session Recap From The Policy Director

Legislative Session Recap from the Policy Director

June 12, 2017

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 worked…

Legislative Update From The Policy Director

Legislative Update from the Policy Director

March 16, 2017

We are over halfway through the legislative session and a lot has happened since Opening Day! We thank you for your continued support — your advocacy efforts are critical in keeping our issues moving through the legislature. Here is an…

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…

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