Supporting and Promoting our Community Health Workers

It has been an exciting six months for our Community Health Worker (CHW) network and we look forward to continuing this progress over the summer. CHWs have been instrumental in our state’s vaccination efforts, helping to disseminate COVID-19…
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New staff join HIPHI in Spring 2021

HIPHI welcomed three new staff over the spring, bringing our numbers to 31 and continuing momentum in some important positions.  Amanda Fernandes is the Policy and Advocacy Director at Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute, where she oversees…
Partners with kupuna holding written sign saying "your compassion & empathy changed all our lives"

After Action Report Highlights Impacts of Kūpuna Food Security Coalition

The Kūpuna Food Security Coalition (KFSC) has released an After Action Report detailing how a cross-sectoral partnership of over 40 organizations came together to meet the hunger needs of Oʻahu kūpuna. Originally formed as a response to the…
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Fall 2020 Update from our Executive Director

2020 continues to be a challenging year. It was almost as if the world stopped turning for a moment when we found out that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg had lost her battle to cancer. She had an extraordinary career as an advocate…
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Update from our Executive Director, Summer 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic and lockdown. The murder of George Floyd, and the fight against systemic racism and police brutality. The long-overdue recognition of racism as a public health epidemic, and the ever-volatile political climate.  We…

Vision Zero seeks to end traffic fatalities in Hawai‘i County

Hawai‘i Public Health Institute is an enthusiastic partner of PATH and a member of the mayor’s Active Living Advisory Committee (MALAC), as well as an advocate for Vision Zero in Hawai’i County. On Wednesday, February 20, the Hawai’i…