News & Current Events

04/07/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
First-Time Participants Take Top Honors for the 2024 Hawaii Pacific Health Women’s 10K & 5K Fun Run

Nearly 1,000 women and girls of all ages laced up their shoes and lined up at Kapiolani Park for the 46th annual Hawaii Pacific Health Women’s 10K & 5K Fun Run.

04/02/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
The Sex Abuse Treatment Center Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month nationwide, and in Hawaii, The Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC) says that the number of people who are requesting help is growing.

03/27/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
MidWeek Cover Story Pens an Ode to Hawaii Pacific Health Doctors

In recognition of all of our dedicated doctors, five HPH health care professionals represent their colleagues in a special Doctors' Day edition of MidWeek to share their personal stories about their commitment to creating a healthier Hawaii.

03/21/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
Pali Momi Medical Center Recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience for Sixth Straight Year by Healthgrades

Pali Momi Medical Center has received the 2024 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. This is the sixth consecutive year that Pali Momi has received this award (2019-2024).

03/21/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
Wilcox Medical Center Recognized for Excellence in Patient Safety for Second Consecutive Year

Wilcox Medical Center has received the 2024 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™. This is the second year in a row that Wilcox has received this distinction.

03/15/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
Straub Benioff Medical Center Recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience by Healthgrades

Straub Benioff Medical Center has received numerous awards and distinctions from Healthgrades, including the 2024 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. This recognition places Straub among the top 15% of hospitals nationwide for patient experience.

03/12/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
Moanalua’s Leila-Rose Coloma Named Hawaii’s 2024 Children’s Miracle Network Champion

Leila-Rose Coloma was born with two heart conditions and had open-heart surgery when she was just 5 months old. Now, the 7-year-old and her family will share their inspiring story through the national Children’s Miracle Network program.

03/05/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
Transformative Gift from Salesforce Chair and CEO Marc Benioff and Lynne Benioff Will Expand Access and Continuity of Health Care in Hawaii

A major donation by longstanding philanthropists in Hawaii will significantly increase health care access, addressing critical infrastructure gaps and helping ensure excellent and continuous care for communities in Hawaii.

03/01/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
Dr. Russell Woo Named Hawaii Pacific Health’s First Chief Academic Officer

Pediatric surgeon Dr. Russell Woo has been named Hawaii Pacific Health’s first chief academic officer. In this new position, Dr. Woo will work to ensure the future of clinical excellence for Hawaii patients in conjunction with University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).

02/14/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
New Procedures, Distinctions at Hawaii Pacific Health Heart Centers

In a single year, Hawaii Pacific Health medical teams performed nearly 54,000 cardiac procedures and tests, and now HPH’s medical centers are expanding services for patients of all ages with innovative new procedures and the latest technologies.

01/17/2024   Hawaii Pacific Health
Star-Advertiser Column: Mandatory Staff Ratios not Nursing Answer

Fixed staffing ratios remove hospitals’ ability to remain agile and are an oversimplified answer to a highly complex issue.

12/13/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Wilcox Health Launches New Online Self-Scheduling Portal for Kauai Urgent Care in Lihue

Planning a visit to Kauai Urgent Care is now easier. A new online self-scheduling portal allows patients to secure a time slot up to 24 hours in advance at Kauai Urgent Care.

11/09/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
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.

10/24/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Employees Donate More Than $1 Million to Support Care for Hawaii Communities

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.

10/04/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
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.

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