News & Current Events
Straub Clinic & Hospital was recently recognized as the only hospital in the state of Hawaii to have achieved straight A’s since 2013 in the Hospital Safety Scores, an initiative of The Leapfrog Group that assigns letter grades to more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals, assessing medical errors, accidents, injuries and infections.
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.
Wilcox Memorial Hospital is partnering with several community organizations to present the 2016 Kauai Keiki Bike & Safety Day, a free safety education event for kids and families. It will be held on Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to noon at Wilcox Memorial Hospital.
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.
Wilcox Health recently unveiled the newly-expanded Bone & Joint Center at Kauai Medical Clinic to offer the only comprehensive orthopedic center on Kauai.
Pali Momi Medical Center has announced the addition of Dr. Helen Hui-Chou, plastic surgeon, to its medical staff.
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.
The Wahiawa Center for Community Health Moves Forward to Provide Primary Medical Care Services for Wahiawa
Pali Momi Medical Center and Straub Clinic & Hospital each contributed $20,000 to support The Wahiawa Center for Community Health in providing affordable, high quality and accessible health care for Wahiawa and the surrounding rural communities.
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.