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Mo‘olelo of Mokauea

Mo‘olelo of Mokauea

November 8, 2017

It’s been a whirlwind Fall for our Perspectives on Community Health field trips!  We worked in the culinary gardens with Māla‘ai on Hawai‘i Island, learned about engaging youth in agriculture at Waimea High School on Kaua‘i and, most recently, visited…

HNL Council

Smoke-free vehicles gaining momentum in Honolulu

September 8, 2017

O‘ahu is one step closer to having smoke-free cars for keiki! Introduced by City and County of Honolulu Council Chair Ron Menor and Councilmember Brandon Elefante, Bill 70 would prohibit smoking and vaping in vehicles when a minor is present.…

Hiring: HIPHI Community Coalition Coordinator for Maui County

Hiring: HIPHI Community Coalition Coordinator for Maui County

September 7, 2017

We are excited to announce that we are hiring for our Maui County Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) coalition coordinator position! We are looking for an experienced, community-driven individual to lead and grow our HEAL coalition in Maui County. HIPHI…

Star Advertiser LTE: Honolulu should ban smoking in cars

Star Advertiser LTE: Honolulu should ban smoking in cars

August 4, 2017

As printed in the Star-Advertiser on August 4, 2017: Honolulu should ban smoking in cars With most of our keiki returning to school, the Coalition for Tobacco-Free East Hawaii is thrilled to see the Honolulu City Council introduce a bill…

Biki Event 2017

Perspectives on Community Health field trip with Biki and HBL

July 28, 2017

On Thursday, July 27, Hawai‘i Public Health Institute (HIPHI) teamed up with Biki and Hawai‘i Bicycling League (HBL) for a Perspectives on Community Health field trip. This field trip brought together community members and public health leaders to learn more about…

Seattle Seahawks Michael Bennett has a message for our kids

Seattle Seahawks Michael Bennett has a message for our kids

July 12, 2017

Surrounded by the energy and smiles of more than 800 youth and family members, HIPHI spent the day helming our educational spin-the-wheel game and info table at the 2017 O.C.E.A.N. Health Fest. Through fun trivia questions, youth learned that there…

Biki’s Official Bikeshare Launch

Biki’s Official Bikeshare Launch

What is Biki? It is a bikeshare service that allows bikes to be rented out to individuals for short trips. Currently, there are nearly 100 Biki Stops throughout urban Honolulu for residents and tourists to enjoy! HIPHI supports the Bikeshare…

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…

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…

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