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.
The Garden Isle Racing Association made a pit stop at Wilcox Medical Center to present a donation of $6,000. The money was raised at a recent Ladies Night drag racing event at Kauai Raceway Park and, in line with the theme, will support the Women’s Center at Wilcox.
Straub Medical Center's Burn Unit was the focus of a lead story in The New York Times' Aug. 15 online issue for the Honolulu burn unit's valiant efforts caring for the most severely wounded survivors of the Maui wildfires.
Wilcox Medical Center receives new CT scanner expanding imaging services for Kauai patients.
About 200 children came to the annual Keiki Bike Safety Day at Wilcox Medical Center. The free event was organized in partnership with several community partners.
Hawaii Pacific Health has joined local businesses and organizations to help student-athletes maintain the necessary nutrition required to perform at their best. HPH kicked off this new partnership by feeding the Rainbow Warrior football team.
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.