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The City and County of Honolulu Department of Community Services (DCS) have announced that applications will soon be accepted for their new $30 million Non-Profit Relief Program.

  • Once the application period opens, non-profits that have had significant drops in revenue during the pandemic can qualify for up to $100,000 in relief funding.
  • To learn more about the program and eligibility, visit This site will always have the most up to date information on the program.
  • To receive regular updates on the nonprofit relief program, please sign up for DCS’ email list. For additional information about the program, email

Join the American Public Health Association tomorrow, December 14, at 10 a.m. HST  for a free engaging webinar on the future of public health. Four public health experts will discuss their visions for the future of our field, bringing unique perspectives from the community, national, global and cross-sectoral levels.

Speakers will:

  • Share lessons learned from collaborative efforts to transform public health;
  • Examine major threats and opportunities for the next generation; and
  • Reflect on how we can engage communities and partners to create new champions for public health and equity.

Register by clicking here.

The University of Hawai’i Mānoa Community Health Scholars Summer Program is accepting applications from Hawai’i students who will be high school juniors, seniors, or incoming freshmen at any University of Hawai’i campus in Fall 2023. Students will learn about the field of public health and enhance their successful entry and transition to college. Classes and workshops scheduled from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday on the Mānoa campus. Students will also earn free college-level credits for Public Health 201 – Introduction to Public Health.

Share your at-home COVID-19 tests results at!

  • Self-test kits have been an effective tool in determining if we are infected with the virus, but we need the data from everyone’s results to know how fast the virus is spreading, or where surges are happening.
  • The data from MakeMyTestCount can help public health teams keep our communities safe – while keeping your personal test results private and anonymous.
  • Data collected through MakeMyTestCount is de-identified and sent to the same public health systems that currently receive COVID-19 test results from laboratories and doctors’ offices.

This policy and advocacy training series offers free virtual trainings on January 7, 2023 features insights from local policy and advocacy experts. Learn how to move your dreams into action, by registering at

23 million Americans have been affected by LONG COVID and experts have referred to it as ‘the next public health disaster’ and estimate the financial toll may have a $3.7 trillion impact on the U.S. economy.

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