News & Current Events
For the second year in a row, the Kapiolani Radiothon for Kids raised more than half-a-million dollars for Hawaii children. Generous donors and community partners gave a total of $516,250 during the first in-person Kapiolani Radiothon broadcast since 2019.
16th Annual Kapiolani Radiothon for Kids Celebrates Return to In-Person Broadcast with Full Day of Surprises
Several surprises were on the menu at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children as the medical center welcomed back KSSK’s Michael W. Perry and The Posse, Curt Williams, Scotty B and generous community partners to its Dining Room for the 16th annual Kapiolani Radiothon for Kids.
Hawaii Pacific Health (HPH) has partnered with 13 University of Hawaii at Manoa student-athletes for the 2022-23 school year. The student-athletes represent six different sports and were selected not only for their performances on the court, on the field and in the sand, but also for their dedication in the classroom and their community.
Hawaii Pacific Health was recognized for its invaluable and innovative work to keep Hawaii’s people, as well as HPH physicians, nurses and staff, safe and cared for throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Help Advance Imaging Technology at Wilcox Medical Center with $1.8 Million Donation
Wilcox Medical Center is embarking on a project to upgrade and advance one of its two computed tomography (CT) machines made possible, in large part, to the generosity of Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg. The couple donated $1.8 million to help the medical center reach its $4 million goal to fund the project.
More than 300 families and community members attended the 2022 Keiki Bike & Skateboard Safety Day at Wilcox Medical Center. Activities included a helmet fit station, bike and skateboard skills enhancement courses, safety inspection stations and giveaways of helmets, bicycles and skateboards.
Kids, Families Invited to Wilcox Medical Center Aug. 13 for the Return of Keiki Bike & Skateboard Safety Day
Keiki Bike & Skateboard Safety Day returns to Wilcox Medical Center Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. Held in partnership with several community organizations, the event will feature a number of educational, hands-on activities.
Five medical professionals from Ukraine will spend five days learning, training and collaborating with Hawaii doctors, nurses and other health care experts about treatment and rehabilitation of war injuries.
Healthgrades Names Pali Momi Medical Center Among the Top 10% of U.S. Hospitals for Outstanding Patient Experience
Pali Momi Medical Center has achieved the Healthgrades 2022 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. The medical center has received the national honor for four years in a row.
Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Centers Nationally Recognized for Their Commitment to Providing High-Quality Cardiovascular Care
Pali Momi Medical Center, Straub Medical Center and Wilcox Medical Center have received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke quality achievement award.
Family Medicine Physician Dr. Daniel Muench Joins Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Group, Straub Kahala Clinic
Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Group welcomes Dr. Daniel Muench to Straub Medical Center – Kahala Clinic & Urgent Care. A family medicine physician, Muench attends to a broad spectrum of medical conditions in order to help address the health care needs of patients of all ages in the community.
Two local physicians have joined the Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Group. Drs. Ronson Sato and Sheri Shimizu-Saito are both graduates of Iolani School and the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), and each brings more than a decade of experience to the Department of Pulmonology at Straub Medical Center.
Dr. Shilpa Patel has been named chief quality officer of Hawaii Pacific Health. Patel brings a wealth of clinical, administrative and educational leadership experience to the position.
Children Younger Than 5 Years Among the Hundreds of Kids Who Received the COVID-19 Vaccine at Hawaii Pacific Health Facilities
The first doses of Pfizer’s three-dose COVID-19 vaccine for children younger than age 5 were administered during two large-scale public clinics at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children and Kauai Medical Clinic.
Hawaii Pacific Health Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts for Children Aged 6 Months Through 4 Years
Ten children ranging in ages from 14 months to 4 years received their first doses of the three-dose Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children younger than age 5 today at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.