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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…

Kalaupapa Community Perspectives Trip

Kalaupapa Community Perspectives Trip

April 4, 2017

It’s easy to find who you’re looking for at Ho‘olehua Airport on Molokai, which is a good thing when a group of 17 people need to meet up there, most of whom have never met. That’s how our Community Perspectives…

Legislative Update from the Policy Director

Legislative Update from the Policy Director

March 16, 2017

We are over halfway through the legislative session and a lot has happened since Opening Day! We thank you for your continued support — your advocacy efforts are critical in keeping our issues moving through the legislature. Here is an…

Dairy Road looks to become a Complete Street

Dairy Road looks to become a Complete Street

March 9, 2017

Complete Streets When a street is made “Complete”, it makes the area equitable for all users: motorists, pedestrians, transit/bus users, bicyclists, and the disabled. It helps to address not only the safety of the people moving from place to place,…

Whale Day and Tidal Trash Treasures

Whale Day and Tidal Trash Treasures

February 28, 2017

World Whale Day is an annual event held on Maui by the Pacific Whale Foundation, but this year included something new. The Tidal Trash Treasures Art Contest was open to individuals and school groups who used only the materials they…

Maui Tidal Trash Treasures Art Contest

Maui Tidal Trash Treasures Art Contest

January 17, 2017

Aloha! You are invited to enter the Tidal Trash Treasures Art Contest. You can help keep Maui’s beaches and parks clean and beautiful, and at the same time show off your artistic talent. Enter as a school group or an individual for a…

A peek inside Maui’s Live & Play Tobacco-Free event

A peek inside Maui’s Live & Play Tobacco-Free event

December 20, 2016

Part of getting young people engaged in health is making it FUN. To close out the year, each island brought together health-minded youth to connect and celebrate tobacco-free living through conversation and team activities. In Maui County, we had a…

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