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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 11/29

We hope you had a great Thanksgiving and as more holidays approach in December, we understand the excitement of celebrating is often coupled with tiredness and fatigue. A number of factors that can lead to a decrease in energy and we understand…
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Staying Safe and Grateful this Thanksgiving

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Lili‘uokalani Trust, and Kamehameha Schools conducted the ‘Imi Pono Hawaiʻi Wellbeing Survey of 2021, a statewide survey examining well-being among Native Hawaiians and Hawai‘i residents.…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 11/15

COVID-19 UPDATE 48 November is recognized as national gratitude month as many families come together to express gratitude on Thanksgiving Day. Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (November 13 - 21) is an annual program…
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COVID-19 Vaccinations for Keiki

Keiki ages 5-11 are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. Not only will COVID-19 vaccinations protect their health, but it will allow keiki to safely participate in activities which are important to their development, such as school…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 11/1

COVID-19 UPDATE 47 Approximately 88 million American adults—more than 1 in 3—have prediabetes and more than 84 percent don’t know they have it. In recognition of National Diabetes Month, we encourage you to learn more about risk…
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MEDIA RELEASE: Twenty-five Years in the War on Tobacco: Wins, Losses & Lies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Kirsty Gallaher Communications Director, Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute kirsty@hiphi.org TWENTY-FIVE YEARS IN THE WAR ON TOBACCO: WINS, LOSSES & LIES Coalition for a Tobacco-Free…
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COVID-19: Preparing for the Holidays

COVID-19: Preparing for the Holidays With Halloween less than a week away, we want to ensure you have all the information you need to have a healthy holiday season. In comparison to last year, the holidays will look different…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 10/18

COVID-19 UPDATE 46 In Hawai’i, 16 percent of the population are Filipino and they have the highest hospitalization and death rates due to COVID-19, highlighting a need for health equity as Filipinos, alongside Pacific Islanders…
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COVID-19 & Emotional Wellness

Maintaining emotional wellness is essential as the pandemic, a sustained trauma, evokes valid emotions of sadness, stress, anxiety and loneliness. In December 2020, the US Census Bureau conducted a survey evaluating…
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Kūpuna Food Security Coalition releases Request for Proposals for projects serving Kauaʻi County, Maui County, Hawaiʻi County

The Kūpuna Food Security Coalition (“KFSC”), administered by HIPHI, is now accepting proposals for Kauaʻi County, Maui County, and/or Hawaiʻi County that leverage lessons learned in the KFSC After Action Report (tinyurl.com/KFSCafteractionreport)…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 10/4

COVID-19 UPDATE 45 This month we celebrate Health Literacy Month. The goal of health literacy is to make information accessible and easy to understand so people can make the best decisions for their health. Recent scientific work…
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MEDIA RELEASE: State Renews Farm to School Commitment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Kirsty Gallaher Communications Director, Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute kirsty@hiphi.org STATE RENEWS FARM TO SCHOOL COMMITMENT Hawaiʻi celebrates Farm to School Month and establishment…