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Mālama Kaua‘i leads farm to school expansion on Kaua‘i

Across Hawai‘i, communities are implementing farm to school programs to provide nutritious, local food to students and staff while integrating agriculture education relevant to local culture, nutrition, and food safety.  Kaua‘i Farm…
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HIPHI internship program helps build Hawaii's public health workforce

With Hawaii’s public health workforce projected to decrease by one-third*, all public health organizations have to be committed to training a new generation of public health workers. HIPHI is committed to this and will continue mentoring students…
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Intern Profile: Alexis Cortez HIPHI's Advocacy Intern

Alexis Cortes is a recent graduate of Hawai‘i Pacific University's (HPU) Public Health bachelor's program and has been with HIPHI's internship program since the beginning of the 2019 legislative session. She met HIPHI's Statewide Youth…
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Hawai‘i Public Health Training Hui continues to grow!

The Hawai‘i Public Health Training Hui (Hui), coordinated by Hawai‘i Public Health Institute, continues to provide valuable workshops that are accessible and impactful. With one of our Hui coordinated workshops, Social Workers, Registered…
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Reserve your spot now: Community Health Worker Conference 2019

Calling all Community Health Workers! We hope you can join us at the 2019 Hawai‘i Community Health Worker Leadership Conference titled Pupukahi I Holomua: For and About Community Health Workers. Space is quickly filling up so reserve your…
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Pearl City sweeps the 808NOVAPE Category at the 2019 Olelo Youth Xchange Awards

One of the keys to a successful and impactful youth counter-marketing campaign is to have youth at the table conceptualizing and creating the messages that will be directed at their peers. This strategy has formed the basis of our partnership…
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Get Fit Kauai’s Mayor-a-thon 2019 is Saturday, June 22

Come one, come all to one of the most enjoyed community events on Kaua‘i!  It’s the 11th annual Mayor-a-thon on Saturday, June 22, from 6:30 – 10 a.m. at Kapa`a Beach Park. You can walk, run, bike, or stroll anywhere from 1 – 8 miles…
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Maui County is 'training the trainer' on vape education

Youth vaping has reached epidemic proportions nationally and Maui County is no exception. In fact, we have much higher youth use rates than the national average, with 32.3 percent of our high school students actively vaping and 18.3 percent…
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Maui County hones walkability plan at 2019 Walkability Action Institute

They’re leavin'…leavin’…on that midnight plane to Georgia. With approximately 12 hours of flight time behind them and confused body clocks set to somewhere just past midnight Hawai‘i Standard Time, a tired but excited contingent of…
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Creating safe spaces for active living on Hawai‘i Island

On a misty Monday morning, April 22, 2019, more than 30 partners from the State of Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (DOT), Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works, Mass Transit, Planning, SSFM International (SSFM), Hawai‘i Public…
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2019 Legislative Session Wrap-Up

Thursday, May 2, was sine die at the State Legislature, the closing of the 2019 Legislative session. After many committee hearings, discussion, and negotiation, 298 bills passed the legislature and will now go to the Governor to be signed into…