News & Current Events
17th Annual Kapiolani Radiothon for Kids Shatters Records With $820,130 Raised for Care of Hawaii Kids
2023 was a banner year for the Kapiolani Radiothon for Kids. The signature two-day fundraiser for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children began with the largest single donation in Radiothon history and ended with a stunning new record total, thanks to passionate donors and community partners.
For the seventh-straight year, Hawaii Pacific Health employees banded together to give more than $1 million as part of the annual Employee Giving Campaign, including more than $100,000 that will go to Maui wildfire recovery efforts.
Hawaii Pacific Health Partners with University of Hawaii Cancer Center to Launch New Cell Therapy for Cancer Patients in Hawaii
Hawaii Pacific Health is embarking on a new cancer treatment by introducing Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy) to Hawaii in partnership with the University of Hawaii Cancer Center.
$100,000 Grant Awarded to Support Pediatric Cancer Care at Kapiolani During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Pediatric cancer care at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children received a $100,000 boost during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, thanks to Hyundai Hope On Wheels (HHOW). Since 2009, HHOW has donated $965,000 to Kapiolani toward the treatment of pediatric cancer patients.
Hawaii Pacific Health is the first system in the state to earn a prestigious accreditation for the cancer care it provides to patients across Hawaii. HPH is now recognized as an Integrated Network Cancer Program (INCP) from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC).
Panda Cares, the philanthropic arm of Panda Express, raised $439,077 in 2022 for programs and services at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Hawaii’s only Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospital.
HPH President & CEO Ray Vara Receives American Heart Association’s 2023 Distinguished National Leadership Award
Hawaii Pacific Health President & CEO Ray Vara recently was honored for his outstanding service to the American Heart Association (AHA) at the2023 Leading with Light National Volunteer Awards ceremony.
The Women’s Bone & Joint Clinic at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children recently celebrated its first anniversary. The women-focused clinic provides comprehensive and specialized care to help patients regain their mobility.
More than 700 children and their families enjoyed a fun-filled evening on the beach at the Ko Olina Children’s Festival in support of the new Martha B. Smith Cancer & Infusion Center at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.
Starting Monday, May 15, 2023, masks are optional at all Hawaii Pacific Health (HPH) medical centers and clinics, except for areas considered high-risk because of the medical needs of patients served there.
To honor National Nurses Week, the cover story of MidWeek and MidWeek Kauai shines the spotlight on Hawaii Pacific Health’s dedicated nurses.
Hawaii Pacific Health Nurses Featured in Honolulu Star-Advertiser and The Garden Island Special Sections
In honor of National Nurses Week, The Garden Island and Honolulu Star-Advertiser newspapers published special Nurses Week inserts Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7, respectively, that featured Hawaii Pacific Health nurses from across our system.
New disease management program and specialty pharmacy services available for Hawaii patients living with chronic and complex conditions. The services are being provided in alliance with specialty pharmacy services provider Trellis Rx, LLC.
The Sex Abuse Treatment Center Holds Sign-Waving Event at State Capitol for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Sex Abuse Treatment Center, a statewide program of Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, held a sign-waving event in front of the Hawaii State Capitol.