News & Current Events

12/14/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Kapiolani Medical Center Pediatric Patients Receive Special Visit from Disney Friends

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Pluto made a special appearance at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children to bring some Disney magic and holiday cheer to pediatric patients, families and staff.

11/28/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Kapiolani Promotes Joel Emperador to Vice President of Hospital Operations

Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children has promoted Joel Emperador, RN, MSN, CCRN, from director to vice president of hospital operations.

11/20/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Kidz for a Cause Raises $300,540 for Kapiolani's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

More than 200 kids ages 6 to 17 joined Kidz for a Cause for its ThinkTank 2016 FUNraising campaign and raised $300,540 for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Hawaii-based organization is run by kids and combines positivity, talent, and energy to spearhead unique fundraisers benefiting keiki in our community.

11/18/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
JN Group "Drive for the Cure" Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Raises $20,000 for Kapiolani

The JN Group capped off a successful “Drive for the Cure” breast cancer awareness campaign by presenting a check for $20,000 to Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children in support of women's breast health services and programs.

11/08/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Joins Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Affiliate Network

Hawaii Pacific Health and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance have formed a strategic partnership that will help to advance the standard of cancer care in Hawaii through population health management with a focus on improving prevention, screening, early detection and treatment of cancer.

11/07/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Straub, Pali Momi and Wilcox Medical Centers Receive "A" in Hospital Safety Grade

Pali Momi, Straub and Wilcox Medical Centers have each earned an “A” grade in the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Straub has been awarded straight “A’s” since 2013 and is one of only 113 hospitals out of over 2,600 across the country to attain this honor.

10/25/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Employees Donate Nearly $1 Million to Help Create a Healthier Hawaii

Hawaii Pacific Health employees generously donated their own money to help patients, raising a record $944,900 for the 2016 Hawaii Pacific Health Employee Giving Campaign. The money was raised over a one-month period through personal gifts and pledges by 3,885 staff members, and was the most successful Employee Giving Campaign to-date for Hawaii Pacific Health.

10/12/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
JN Group "Drive for the Cure" Campaign Supports Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children

JN Group is committing a portion of sales in October to support women’s breast health services provided at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children with its “Drive for the Cure” campaign.

10/11/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Kapiolani Construction Update - October & November 2016

08/24/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Kapiolani's Beloved Chief Canine Officer, Tucker, Passes Away

Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children’s Chief Canine Officer and hospital therapy dog for the past nine years has passed away.

08/17/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Groundbreaking Held for New Hawaii Pacific Health Cancer Center at Pali Momi

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Hawaii Pacific Health Cancer Center at Pali Momi Medical Center, which is being built in partnership with the Cancer Center of Hawaii and will provide comprehensive cancer care in one convenient and centralized location for Central and West Oahu residents.

08/13/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Record-breaking 10th annual Kapiolani Radiothon for Kids

A record-breaking $273,322 was the total raised at the 10th annual Kapiolani Radiothon for Kids.

08/10/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Radiothon for Kids – A Decade of Making a Difference for Hawaii's Keiki

For the 10th straight year, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and KSSK 92.3FM/AM 590 are partnering together to support Hawaii’s keiki with the Kapiolani Radiothon for Kids. This year, the Kapiolani Radiothon hits the airwaves August 11-12.

08/06/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
76 Students Complete Hawaii Pacific Health Summer Internship

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.

08/01/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Straub Medical Center Only Hospital in Hawaii to Receive 5-Star Rating

Straub Medical Center, a member of the Hawaii Pacific Health hospital network, has been recognized as the only hospital in Hawaii and one of only 102 acute care hospitals nationwide to receive a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Only two percent of the 4,200 acute care hospitals nationwide received this rating.

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