News & Current Events
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.
$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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The magic of Disney is now enhancing the patient experience at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. This new program brings classic tales to life through interactive artwork and digital displays for pediatric patients and their families.
An innovative partnership between Hawaii Pacific Health and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation will help Hawai‘i Community Lending expand its loan fund for low-income households and communities to achieve and sustain self-sufficiency through homeownership.
Work is underway on Straub Medical Center’s new, state-of-the art health care campus of the future. Thursday Jan. 26, 2023, crews began the construction phase of the multi-year project with the demolition of buildings along South Hotel Street.
Hawaii Pacific Health Employees Donate More Than $1 Million to Support Patient Care and Hawaii Communities
Hawaii Pacific Health employees joined together to raise $1,001,116 during the 2022 Employee Giving Campaign.
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.