News & Current Events
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.
Hawaii Pacific Health is now accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Student Research Program. The eight-week undergraduate program runs from June 20 – August 12, 2016 and provides hands-on experience for college students interested in pursuing a career in medicine. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, February 12, 2016.
Hawaii Pacific Health invites the public to Women’s Way to Health, a free community health event to learn about a variety of women’s health topics on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom. The program will also be available via video conference at Pali Momi Medical Center in Aiea and Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Kauai.
Kids Fest offers interactive games and activities to promote healthy active lifestyles, exercise and nutrition, and childhood injury prevention
Twelve outstanding college undergraduates recently completed the 2015 Hawai‘i Pacific Health Summer Student Research Program (SSRP), an eight-week undergraduate research program that gives college students a backstage pass into the world of medicine. The highly competitive program attracts some of Hawai‘i’s most talented college students interested in pursuing a career in medicine.