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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
For the first time since 2019, women and girls of all ages lined up at Kapiolani Regional Park for the Hawaii Pacific Health Women’s 10K & 5K Fun Run.
Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Group has expanded its executive team. Terence Young has been named to the new position of chief operating officer, while Amanda Woo takes Young’s previous position as vice president of Clinical Operations for HPHMG.
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.
The Dr. James T. Kakuda Cancer Center at Pali Momi Medical Center Celebrates 5 Years of Serving Patients in Central and West Oahu
Patients, physicians, nurses, staff and medical center leadership commemorated the five-year anniversary of the the Dr. James T. Kakuda Cancer Center at Pali Momi Medical Center with an intimate blessing.
Hawaii Pacific Health (HPH) is promoting the importance of early breast health screenings, including mammograms, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.