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Adult & youth education on vaping is making an impact on Maui

Adult & youth education on vaping is making an impact on Maui

August 8, 2017

Hawai‘i Public Health Institute on Maui is making huge strides in preventing youth from vaping through the incredible power of education. Katie Folio, Maui’s Community Coordinator, has been hard at work organizing and leading youth vaping education training classes for…

HIPHI Statement on U.S. Senate’s Heartless Health Bill

HIPHI Statement on U.S. Senate’s Heartless Health Bill

June 26, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 26, 2017 U.S. Senate’s Heartless “Health” Bill is a Recipe for Public Health Disaster Senate Republicans would leave many children, seniors and people with disabilities without medical care Statement by Jessica Yamauchi, Executive Director, Hawai’i Public Health…

Choose Healthy Now program now implemented on Maui County

Choose Healthy Now program now implemented on Maui County

June 12, 2017

The Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition for Maui, Molokaʻi and Lanaʻi has been actively working with the community to implement the Choose Healthy Now campaign, created as a part of the Department of Health’s Start Living Healthy program. The…

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…

Update from the Executive Director

Update from the Executive Director

June 9, 2017

Aloha, We are nearly halfway through the year and 2017 has kept us on our toes! Our state legislative session ended in early May with political shake-ups and funding for the rail unresolved. At the Federal level, Congress rushed through…

HIPHI builds bridges to communities with new staff position

HIPHI builds bridges to communities with new staff position

June 1, 2017

The change from spring to summer also brings a shift in roles here at the Hawai‘i Public Health Institute (HIPHI). Stephanie Moir will be transitioning out of her current role as Tobacco Free Kaua’i Coordinator into a new Statewide Community Organizer…

HIPHI Statement on House Health Care Bill

HIPHI Statement on House Health Care Bill

May 4, 2017

House Health Care Bill Benefits Wealthy at the Cost of Most Vulnerable   Statement of Jessica Yamauchi, Executive Director, Hawai‘i Public Health Institute   Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives just voted to throw more than 24 million Americans…

Maui Nui Youth Council Leadership, Youth Advocacy Retreat

Maui Nui Youth Council Leadership, Youth Advocacy Retreat

May 1, 2017

Saturday, April 22nd, was a full day. It was Earth Day… and the three-year anniversary of the County of Maui Tobacco-Free Beaches and Parks Law… and the kick-off for the Maui Nui Youth Council (MNYC), which came together for the first…

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