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04/07/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
First-Time Participants Take Top Honors for the 2024 Hawaii Pacific Health Women’s 10K & 5K Fun Run

Nearly 1,000 women and girls of all ages laced up their shoes and lined up at Kapiolani Park for the 46th annual Hawaii Pacific Health Women’s 10K & 5K Fun Run.

04/02/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
The Sex Abuse Treatment Center Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month nationwide, and in Hawaii, The Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC) says that the number of people who are requesting help is growing.

03/27/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
MidWeek Cover Story Pens an Ode to Hawaii Pacific Health Doctors

In recognition of all of our dedicated doctors, five HPH health care professionals represent their colleagues in a special Doctors' Day edition of MidWeek to share their personal stories about their commitment to creating a healthier Hawaii.

03/12/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
Moanalua’s Leila-Rose Coloma Named Hawaii’s 2024 Children’s Miracle Network Champion

Leila-Rose Coloma was born with two heart conditions and had open-heart surgery when she was just 5 months old. Now, the 7-year-old and her family will share their inspiring story through the national Children’s Miracle Network program.

03/01/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
Dr. Russell Woo Named Hawaii Pacific Health’s First Chief Academic Officer

Pediatric surgeon Dr. Russell Woo has been named Hawaii Pacific Health’s first chief academic officer. In this new position, Dr. Woo will work to ensure the future of clinical excellence for Hawaii patients in conjunction with University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).

02/14/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
New Procedures, Distinctions at Hawaii Pacific Health Heart Centers

In a single year, Hawaii Pacific Health medical teams performed nearly 54,000 cardiac procedures and tests, and now HPH’s medical centers are expanding services for patients of all ages with innovative new procedures and the latest technologies.

01/17/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
Star-Advertiser Column: Mandatory Staff Ratios not Nursing Answer

Fixed staffing ratios remove hospitals’ ability to remain agile and are an oversimplified answer to a highly complex issue.

11/09/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
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.

10/24/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Employees Donate More Than $1 Million to Support Care for Hawaii Communities

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.

10/04/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
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.

09/22/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
$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.

09/18/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Earns Prestigious Systemwide Accreditation for Cancer Care

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).

09/01/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Panda Express Raises $439,077 for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children

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.

06/22/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
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.

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