Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Skip to content
Section Navigation
Our Policy Priorities for 2017 Legislative Session

Our Policy Priorities for 2017 Legislative Session

December 16, 2016

For the upcoming 2017 legislative session, HIPHI is working on many policies to promote healthy living in Hawai‘i, including various sugar-sweetened beverage bills and continuing to focus on tobacco prevention and control. Please see the list below for additional details on…

Group Photo

Photos: Visit to Ho‘okua‘āina in Maunawili

September 2, 2016

PERSPECTIVES ON HEALTH: Ho‘okua‘āina HIPHI, allies and friends spent the morning at Ho‘okua‘āina exploring health beyond the boundaries of medicine on our latest “Perspectives on Community Health” trip. Ho‘okua‘āina is a community group based in Maunawili in Windward O‘ahu that is using…

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…

Back To Top