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On Oʻahu, we’ve advocated for local policies to protect our residents and visitors from secondhand smoke, make our streets safer, prevent the spread of COVID-19, and more. In addition to local level solutions, our statewide coalitions tirelessly work to advance public health policy at the state legislature.

On Oʻahu, we have numerous coalitions dedicated to different aspects of public health. We believe policy change should be powered by community, so if you’d like to support our work please join our general email list, or for more information you may contact a program staff by selecting the specific area of interest at the very bottom of the page.  Follow us on social media, and consider joining our coalitions.

Local Coalitions

  • Age-Friendly Honolulu
  • Kūpuna Food Security Coalition
  • Oʻahu Farm to School Network


Statewide Coalitions

  • 808 No Vape
  • Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaiʻi
  • Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaiʻi Youth Council
  • Hawaiʻi Alcohol Policy Alliance
  • Hawaiʻi Community Health Worker Association
  • Hawaiʻi Farm to School Hui
  • Hawaiʻi Oral Health Coalition
  • Hawaiʻi Youth Food Council
  • Kūpuna Vaccination Outreach Group
  • Healthy Eating + Active Living Coalition (formerly known as the Obesity Prevention Task Force)
  • The Kūpuna Collective
  • Transforming Hawaii’s Food Systems Together Initiative


Key Accomplishments on Oʻahu

  • 2021: Kūpuna Food Security Coalition Resolution; Farm to School Acts 175 and 176 passes.
  • 2020: Equity Resolution; Circular economy; COVID-19 post-travel test.
  • 2017: Smoking or vaping in vehicles prohibited when anyone under 18 years of age is present.
  • 2013: All bus stops, beaches and parks are smoke-free.
  • 2012: Complete streets ordinance was adopted.
  • 2006: Clean indoor air law passes.
Outside view of the Hawai‘i State Capitol in downtown Honolulu.
People working in the loi at Ho‘okua‘āina in 2016.
  • Interested in promoting change that advances health for Oʻahu?

    Contact your local staff, and meet our coordinators!

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