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Winter 2020 Update from our Executive Director

What a year 2020 has been. While it has been a year of challenges and hardships, there have been silver linings for which we are grateful. We have witnessed our community come together to address immediate response needs and to challenge the…
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Winter 2020 public health job opportunities

HIPHI Food Access Coordinator (Maui County) Deadline to apply: January 8, 2021, 5:00pm HIPHI is continuing to grow its food systems capacity. This position seeks to build collaborative capacity within Maui County’s (Maui, Molokai and…
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Connecting to Community: How Community Health Workers continue to support during COVID-19

In a year full of unknowns, constantly changing information and so much need in our communities, we have learned to lean on each other for support and guidance. Community health workers (CHWs) have played a vital role during this pandemic, ensuring…
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Celebrating a productive 2020: HIPHI welcomes new board members and staff and thanks fall interns

This year has been one of growth and change for HIPHI. We say goodbye to two valued members of our Board of Directors, welcome two new additions, and welcome two more staff to develop our communications capacity, bringing our numbers to 31.  Retiring…
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Transforming Hawaiʻi’s Food Systems Together

HIPHI, in partnership with other organizations, has been awarded a Regional Food System Partnership grant from the US Department of Agriculture. This project aims to build statewide capacity and paves the way for a more robust, sustainable,…
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Seed & Serve Hawai‘i: Sharing Seeds to Inspire Hawaii’s Youth

Friendship and a desire to encourage children and families dealing with the challenges of stay-at-home orders due to the Coronavirus pandemic inspired colleagues from Ceeds of Peace, Mālama Maunalua, and Blue Zones Project to launch the “Seed…
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Hawaiʻi Oral Health Coalition update and how to get involved

Aloha from the Hawaiʻi Oral Health Coalition!  We are looking forward to closing the year on a positive note and heading into 2021 with an exciting agenda for the coalition.   Below are some updates and ways you can engage with the Hawaiʻi…
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2021 HIPHI Legislative Priorities

While many of us are hoping for a better year in 2021, the upcoming legislative session is anticipated to be challenging. The state is grappling with a huge budget deficit and lawmakers will be focusing their efforts on balancing the budget,…
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CTFH Youth Council sees growth and selects policy priority

For the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaiʻi Youth Council, a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic was being forced to rethink how we deliver our programs. Over the summer, a youth leadership team was established with representatives from…
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Policy and Advocacy Training Series: Gearing Up for 2021

At HIPHI, advancing policy is a major part of our organization’s mission and goals. As a result, we host an annual policy and advocacy training to empower new and aspiring advocates with the information and skills needed to make a change in…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 11/30

After reflecting on all we are thankful for during a challenging year, we have been lucky to have your support! Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday, a moment when people around the world come together to give back. Whether through volunteer hours, donations…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 11/16

Thanksgiving, a holiday synonymous with food, family, and gratitude, is just around the corner. COVID-19 means that holiday gatherings will look very different this year, and it can be hard to feel grateful with all of the hardships 2020 has…