News & Current Events
$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.
Starting Monday, May 15, 2023, masks are optional at all Hawaii Pacific Health (HPH) medical centers and clinics, except for areas considered high-risk because of the medical needs of patients served there.
To honor National Nurses Week, the cover story of MidWeek and MidWeek Kauai shines the spotlight on Hawaii Pacific Health’s dedicated nurses.
Hawaii Pacific Health Nurses Featured in Honolulu Star-Advertiser and The Garden Island Special Sections
In honor of National Nurses Week, The Garden Island and Honolulu Star-Advertiser newspapers published special Nurses Week inserts Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7, respectively, that featured Hawaii Pacific Health nurses from across our system.