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Maui students promote safer walking and biking

Maui students promote safer walking and biking

December 8, 2016

The HEAL Maui, Moloka’i, & Lana’i coalition has been busy working on several great projects these past few months and we would like to highlight the work of the four Bachelors of Science Nursing (BSN) Manoa students who have been…

HIPHI Staff

Meet our new staff

September 27, 2016

We’re so excited about the new additions to our staff. On Kaua‘i, we’ve brought on Bev Brody to coordinate our physical activity and nutrition efforts and Steph Moir to continue the work of our tobacco control coalition. A big mahalo…

Wayfinding

New Pedestrian Wayfinding Signage in Wailuku Town

September 21, 2016

55 new wayfinding signs promote health by encouraging walking and exploration of Wailuku Town’s hidden and well-known treasures The Wailuku Community Association, in collaboration with the Hawai‘i Public Health Institute (HIPHI) and the Maui Redevelopment Agency, are pleased to announce…

How an idea becomes law

How an idea becomes law

June 15, 2016

For many, the process of how an idea becomes a law can be pretty overwhelming.  Especially in Hawai‘i where there are literally thousands of bills introduced each year at the start of the legislative session. If you’ve ever wondered what…

Kick Butts Day 2016 attended by 77 youth!

Kick Butts Day 2016 attended by 77 youth!

April 2, 2016

On March 24th, CTFH hosted a Kick Butts Day event and rally at the Hawai‘i State Capitol. The theme for this year’s Kick Butts Day was the Youth Council’s chosen policy priority: prohibiting smoking, including electronic smoking devices, in a vehicle…

New laws to tackle tobacco use launch with new year

New laws to tackle tobacco use launch with new year

January 1, 2016

Historic laws go into effect January 1, 2016. Today, Hawai`i becomes the first state in the nation to raise the legal age to purchase or consume tobacco products to 21. This is a crowning achievement for the our public health…

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