News & Current Events
Pali Momi, Straub and Wilcox Medical Centers have each earned an “A” grade in the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Straub has been awarded straight “A’s” since 2013 and is one of only 113 hospitals out of over 2,600 across the country to attain this honor.
Hawaii Pacific Health employees generously donated their own money to help patients, raising a record $944,900 for the 2016 Hawaii Pacific Health Employee Giving Campaign. The money was raised over a one-month period through personal gifts and pledges by 3,885 staff members, and was the most successful Employee Giving Campaign to-date for Hawaii Pacific Health.
JN Group is committing a portion of sales in October to support women’s breast health services provided at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children with its “Drive for the Cure” campaign.
Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children’s Chief Canine Officer and hospital therapy dog for the past nine years has passed away.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Hawaii Pacific Health Cancer Center at Pali Momi Medical Center, which is being built in partnership with the Cancer Center of Hawaii and will provide comprehensive cancer care in one convenient and centralized location for Central and West Oahu residents.
A record-breaking $273,322 was the total raised at the 10th annual Kapiolani Radiothon for Kids.
For the 10th straight year, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and KSSK 92.3FM/AM 590 are partnering together to support Hawaii’s keiki with the Kapiolani Radiothon for Kids. This year, the Kapiolani Radiothon hits the airwaves August 11-12.
Hawaii Pacific Health recognized 76 outstanding students for participating in its 2016 Health Careers Summer Internship Program at a special closing ceremony at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children August 5. The unique paid internship program offers students a rare opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the health care industry, learn more about general operations within a hospital system and explore a variety of different health care professions.
Straub Medical Center, a member of the Hawaii Pacific Health hospital network, has been recognized as the only hospital in Hawaii and one of only 102 acute care hospitals nationwide to receive a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Only two percent of the 4,200 acute care hospitals nationwide received this rating.
American Savings Bank Employees Raise More Than $70,000 for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children
American Savings Bank employees raised $72,641 for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children through their annual employee giving campaign, Kahiau. The funds will support the hospital’s Child Life Services program, which provides various services for pediatric patients to help them cope positively with their illness and hospitalization.
Straub Medical Center and Community Organizations Partner to Provide Free Diabetes Educational Program
Pittsburgh Steelers' offensive lineman Kendall Simmons will share his personal journey with type 2 diabetes at a special public event on Saturday, July 30, to celebrate the culmination of the 2016 Diabetes Care for Life Program, an eight-week diabetes self-management program facilitated by Straub Medical Center.
Dairy Queen® locations serve Blizzard® Treats during 11th Annual Miracle Treat Day to benefit Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children
Nothing can stop teens from attending their first prom – except maybe an illness that lands them in the hospital. For the past four years, the staff and volunteers at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children have done the seemingly impossible and brought the prom to their patients, not only to extend the care they provide to patients every day, but to create a fun, comfortable and safe environment for patients to have an unforgettable experience.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the China Uemura Wahine Surfing Classic brings together female surfers of all ages on June 4 and 5 at Kuhio Beach in Waikiki for a friendly surf competition that also supports a good cause. Since the event’s inception in 1996, proceeds from this annual event are donated to the Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC), a program of Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.