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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 3/8

COVID-19 UPDATE 30    When will I get to return to the office? When will my children go back to school? When can we gather with all of our loved ones? We all have so many questions regarding when our lives will return to a safe version…
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New Strains of COVID-19

What does it mean that the Hawai‘i Department of Health’s State Laboratories Division (SLD) found a new strain of COVID-19 in Hawai‘i? Viruses change (mutate) over time. These mutated versions of the virus can survive and spread in a community,…
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Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

On February 27, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Johnson & Johnson, also known as Janssen, COVID-19 vaccine. This EUA Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers provides quick…
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My Turn: A Call to Action

By Sabastian Lambert Originally published in West Hawai‘i Today on April 21, 2020 and reprinted here with permission (https://www.westhawaiitoday.com/2020/04/21/opinion/my-turn-a-call-to-action/). The raised bed is finished. It is time…
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Winter 2020 Update from our Executive Director

What a year 2020 has been. While it has been a year of challenges and hardships, there have been silver linings for which we are grateful. We have witnessed our community come together to address immediate response needs and to challenge the…
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Maui’s social host ordinance: an effective solution to prevent underage drinking

As the world continues to be homebound, communities across Hawaiʻi are looking closer at how we protect everyone, especially our most vulnerable, while at home. Our homes have served as a safe environment protecting us from a global pandemic;…
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Winter 2020 public health job opportunities

HIPHI Food Access Coordinator (Maui County) Deadline to apply: January 8, 2021, 5:00pm HIPHI is continuing to grow its food systems capacity. This position seeks to build collaborative capacity within Maui County’s (Maui, Molokai and…