News & Current Events

07/24/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Annual Keiki Bike Safety Day Returns to Wilcox Medical Center

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.

06/29/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Joins Program to Feed University of Hawaii Student-Athletes Nutritious Meals

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.

06/22/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
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.

06/01/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Kapiolani Women’s Bone & Joint Clinic Celebrates Its First Anniversary

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.

05/20/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Ko Olina Children’s Festival Raises $50,000 for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children

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.

05/15/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Updated Mask Policy Now in Effect at All Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Centers and Clinics

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.

05/10/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Nurses Week Spotlight: HPH Nurses Featured in MidWeek Cover Story

To honor National Nurses Week, the cover story of MidWeek and MidWeek Kauai shines the spotlight on Hawaii Pacific Health’s dedicated nurses.

05/08/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
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.

04/06/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Announces New Integrated Specialty Pharmacy and Disease Management Services

New disease management program and specialty pharmacy services available for Hawaii patients living with chronic and complex conditions. The services are being provided in alliance with specialty pharmacy services provider Trellis Rx, LLC.

04/05/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Named Top Small Health System for Patient Experience

Hawaii Pacific Health has been named the nation’s top small health system for patient experience by NRC Health, a health care data analytics company. HPH was honored with the 2022 Excellence in Patient Experience Award after ranking first out of 42 eligible health systems with two to four medical centers each.

04/04/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
The Sex Abuse Treatment Center Holds Sign-Waving Event at State Capitol for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Sex Abuse Treatment Center, a statewide program of Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, held a sign-waving event in front of the Hawaii State Capitol.

03/29/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Island Girl Kalley-Mae Yee Named Hawaii’s 2023 Children’s Miracle Network Champion

Kalley-Mae Yee weighed little more than a pound when she was born. Tuesday, March 28, 2023, it was revealed that the now vibrant 4-year-old girl from Hawaii Island is the 2023 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.

03/29/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
MidWeek Cover Story Spotlights Hawaii Pacific Health Physicians

In recognition of all of our dedicated doctors on National Doctors' Day, five Hawaii Pacific Health health care professionals represent their colleagues in a MidWeek cover story, in which they share their personal stories about their commitment to creating a healthier Hawaii.

03/21/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Healthgrades Names Pali Momi Medical Center Among the Top 15% of U.S. Hospitals for Outstanding Patient Experience

Pali Momi Medical Center has achieved the Healthgrades 2023 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. The medical center has received the national honor for five years in a row (2019-2023).

03/21/2023   Hawaii Pacific Health
Healthgrades Names Wilcox Medical Center Among the Top 10% of U.S. Hospitals for Patient Safety Excellence

Wilcox Medical Center has received Healthgrades 2023 Patient Safety Excellence Award™. This distinction places Wilcox among the top 10% of all short-term acute care hospitals nationwide as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting patients and providers.

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