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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 4/5

COVID-19 UPDATE 32   It’s National Public Health Week (April 5-11, 2021), and what a great time to celebrate public health! We have made tremendous strides since the pandemic began over a year ago, and the future seems bright…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 3/22

COVID-19 UPDATE 31    A year has passed since our state initially shut down and looking back, we can observe the collective power of multi-sector partnerships in public health and the resiliency of the people of Hawai‘i. This year, we celebrated…
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The Deadly Truth About Menthol

  As the special events and informational posts about Black History Month give way to special events and posts about Women’s History Month, there’s no better time to highlight a topic that plagues both groups: menthol cigarettes…
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Internship & Volunteer Program at Hawai‘i Public Health Institute 2021-2022 

Hawai‘i Public Health Institute (HIPHI) offers internship and volunteer positions to a variety of students and professionals: Current students - high school juniors and seniors; bachelor’s and master’s students Recently graduated…
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March Against Menthol – Statewide

Hawaii’s youth are taking down tobacco, choosing to face the tobacco industry’s targeting of Hawaii’s communities head-on. On Sunday, March 7, the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaiʻi Youth Council (a program of the Hawaiʻi Public Health…
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Public Health Training Hui – Spring Trainings

The Hawai‘i Public Health Training Hui (Hui) is excited to jump into a new year, featuring some new trainers while welcoming back some old colleagues and friends. We started our 2021 trainings with, “Hawaii’s Prevention Response to the…
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HIPHI leads independent international dialogues for United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS)

The food system is a determinant of health. In alignment with current work on food systems and resiliency, HIPHI is leading a global agenda-setting initiative for food systems transformation, with a specific focus on…
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Spring 2021 Update from our Executive Director

Aloha Everyone, As we nestle into 2021 after a tumultuous 2020, we see a steady pace of change with the new presidential administration. However, we still face several hurdles to overcome from economic recovery to maintaining the safety of…
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2021 Mid-Session Policy Update

The 2021 Legislative Session has passed the halfway point, and with that lawmakers are focusing in on the remaining 738 bills (whittled down from the 2,820 bills introduced). Balancing the state budget in light of the serious economic fallout…
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What Has HIPHI Done In Response To COVID-19?

GOVERNMENT ACTION Early on, HIPHI worked with a group of concerned physicians, healthcare providers, citizens, advocacy groups, and public health professionals urging Governor Ige to take a more proactive approach in protecting Hawaiʻi residents…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 3/8

COVID-19 UPDATE 30    When will I get to return to the office? When will my children go back to school? When can we gather with all of our loved ones? We all have so many questions regarding when our lives will return to a safe version…