News & Current Events
Hawaii Pacific Health recognized 76 outstanding students for participating in its 2016 Health Careers Summer Internship Program at a special closing ceremony at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children August 5. The unique paid internship program offers students a rare opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the health care industry, learn more about general operations within a hospital system and explore a variety of different health care professions.
American Savings Bank Employees Raise More Than $70,000 for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children
American Savings Bank employees raised $72,641 for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children through their annual employee giving campaign, Kahiau. The funds will support the hospital’s Child Life Services program, which provides various services for pediatric patients to help them cope positively with their illness and hospitalization.
Dairy Queen® locations serve Blizzard® Treats during 11th Annual Miracle Treat Day to benefit Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children
Nothing can stop teens from attending their first prom – except maybe an illness that lands them in the hospital. For the past four years, the staff and volunteers at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children have done the seemingly impossible and brought the prom to their patients, not only to extend the care they provide to patients every day, but to create a fun, comfortable and safe environment for patients to have an unforgettable experience.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the China Uemura Wahine Surfing Classic brings together female surfers of all ages on June 4 and 5 at Kuhio Beach in Waikiki for a friendly surf competition that also supports a good cause. Since the event’s inception in 1996, proceeds from this annual event are donated to the Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC), a program of Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.
Ticket sales from the third annual Ko Olina Children's Film & Music Festival held April 30 and contributions from the Ko Olina Resort Association resulted in a $55,000 donation to Kapiolani Medical Center.
Live life from a place of [respect], prevent sexual violence, join the movement. These messages are part of the [respect] campaign, a call to action by the Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC) that promotes positive steps youth and young adults can take to prevent sexual violence, such as engaging in healthy communication, seeking consent and intervening as concerned bystanders.
Nan, Inc. has presented $1 million to Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children in support of the hospital’s expansion plans. In recognition of the company’s generosity, the auditorium in the new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Building will be named the Nan, Inc. Auditorium.
Appreciating the gift of a second chance at life is what Julie Kobayashi cherishes each day. This is the message she will share with pediatric patients, their families and the community in her role as the 2016 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Hawaii Champion.
The 39th Annual Hawaii Pacific Health Women’s 10K will be held on Sunday, March 6, at 7 a.m. at Kapiolani Park. The 6.2-mile race begins at Kapiolani Park, goes through Diamond Head and Kahala and returns to the park for an awards ceremony at 8:45 a.m.
Oahu IHOP restaurants will celebrate National Pancake Day on Tuesday, March 8, and offer each guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes. This annual family-friendly tradition aims to raise needed funds and awareness for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Hawaii’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
Hawaii Pacific Health Physicians to Discuss Heart Health for All Ages at Free Community Health Forum
Hawaii Pacific Health invites the public to a free community health event to learn about heart health for all ages. “Valentine in Paradise” will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom. The event will also be available via video conference at Pali Momi Medical Center in Aiea and Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Kauai.
Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children recently partnered with the Hawaii Bone Marrow Donor Registry (HBMDR) to offer the only peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) and marrow collection program in Hawaii.