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Three Maui County tobacco control policies pass in 2018

Three Maui County tobacco control policies pass in 2018

December 9, 2018

It has been a good year for health in Maui! The Maui County Code is being updated by Maui County Council to be consistent with state law, which includes electronic smoking devices (ESDs), more commonly known as e-cigarettes or vapes, under…

Meet the Maui Coalition for Drug Free Youth

Meet the Maui Coalition for Drug Free Youth

December 4, 2018

HIPHI recently welcomed Maui Coalition for Drug-Free Youth (MCDFY) and its two staff members, Rick Collins and Ashlee Chapman, to the HIPHI ‘ohana. Formed in 2013, MCDFY is a local community coalition of partner organizations and individuals committed to reducing…

Vision Zero by 2040

Vision Zero by 2040

December 3, 2018

On September 15, Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa made a proclamation, called Vision 2040, to eliminate traffic deaths on Maui by 2040. To kick off the launch, Creating Healthier Communities — a collaboration between Hawai‘i State Department of Health, Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization,…

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Maui PD and CTFH partner to promote new smoke-free vehicles law

September 13, 2018

As students returned to school this fall, Maui Police Department (MPD) ran a two-week long special operation within school zones to promote seat belt, cell phone, and speeding laws. This year they also highlighted Maui County’s new law, which prohibits…

Ratworm Lung Disease Training Hawaii

Employing the Power of Education for Disease Prevention

September 10, 2018

Over 30 teachers from K-12 public, charter, and independent schools on O‘ahu and Molokai attended a fascinating workshop on “Engaging Students in Citizen Science through the Prevention of Rat Lungworm Disease” this summer at ‘Iolani School. The event garnered an…

Selene LeGare

Community Partner Feature: Selene LeGare

September 8, 2018

The Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Coalition for Maui, Molokai and Lanaʻi has many community partners that are active in the coalition and the community. We wanted to highlight one member, Selene LeGare, in particular as a thank you for…

Creating Healthier Communities: Kahului Walk Audit

Creating Healthier Communities: Kahului Walk Audit

June 7, 2018

The Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition for Maui, Molokai, and Lanaʻi has been involved in many events these past months. One event worth highlighting is the Creating Healthier Communities: Kahului Walk Audit that took place on May 30,…

Maui County HEAL committees have a strong agenda for 2018

Maui County HEAL committees have a strong agenda for 2018

March 5, 2018

The Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition for Maui, Molokaʻi and Lanaʻi welcomes 2018 with some wonderful activities coming down the pike. Maui HEAL Coalition has three main committees: Pōhai ʻAi Pono-Access to Healthy Food, Pōhai ʻImi Ala- Built…

Lauren Loor

Meet Lauren, our Maui Healthy Eating + Active Living Coordinator

December 9, 2017

The Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition for Maui, Molokaʻi and Lanaʻi welcomes new coalition coordinator Lauren Loor! Lauren is originally from New York City and began her work in public health interning with The Partnership for a Healthier…

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