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Puna Pono Alliance geothermal health impact meeting (Aug 30)

Video from the Puna Pono Alliance geothermal health impact meeting Saturday (Aug 30) at Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science (HAAS School). Concerns and questions are raised about the release of Hydrogen Sulfide gas on the day night of Tropical Storm Iselle.

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Geothermal meeting ends with punches being thrown

The Puna Pono Alliance Geothermal Health Impact Meeting was winding down to a conclusion when an attendee started shouting and eventually threw punches at organizers.

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Hawaii Meth Project 2014-15 teen advisory council

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Meth Project’s Teen Advisory Council turns five this week with the appointment of 22 student members to its 2014-2015 group. This year’s council, selected through a competitive application and interview process, is comprised of high school students from Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island who help to raise awareness about the […]

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Uncontrolled venting of Hydrogen Sulfide gas at Puna Geothermal Venture

This advisory has been cancelled as of 10:15 p.m. Residents who may have evacuated may return home at this time.

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Gabbard at Aloha Rural Healthcare Summit

MEDIA RELEASE Rep. Tulsi Gabbard delivered keynote remarks at the Aloha Rural Healthcare Summit in Honolulu Wednesday morning, and engaged in a discussion with dozens of executives and administrators from healthcare facilities across the state, as they gathered to tackle common challenges in providing access to affordable care for Hawaiʻi’s rural communities. Gabbard also presented […]

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Continued reduction in development of diabetes shown in 16-year study

Diabetes Clinical Trial: 16 year results from UHMed on Vimeo. MEDIA RELEASE Increasing physical activity has effectively prevented (or delayed) the development of Type 2 diabetes in the 16 years since the beginning of the Hawaii Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study. The successful interventions in the study included people who changed their lifestyles to reduce […]

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Kona Hospital Auxiliary awards $15,000 in nursing scholarships

MEDIA RELEASE The Kona Community Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $15,000 in nursing scholarships to six local students seeking to pursue nursing careers. The Kona Community Hospital Auxiliary nursing scholarship program annually awards up to $2500 per recipient to nursing students. This year the program funded scholarships for three new nursing students and three returning recipients. […]

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Voluntary nationwide recall of tattoo ink, tattoo needles, tattoo kits due to microbial contamination

White & Blue Lion, Inc. in the City of Industry, CA is recalling all lots of tattoo Inks and tattoo needles due to pathogenic bacterial contamination. The inks and needles are sold in tattoo kits and the inks are also sold separately by 8Decades and White & Blue Lion, Inc. through www.amazon.comdisclaimer icon. There was […]

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Public meeting on HHSC in East Hawaii (July 19)

MEDIA RELEASE The East Hawaii Regional Board of Directors for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) hold its annual public meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at Ka‘u Hospital, 1 Kamani Street in Pahala. Island residents are invited to attend this meeting, which will be specific to Ka‘u and its surrounding community. An overview of […]

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Ainsley resigns medical board position

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation’s East Hawaii Regional Board of Directors has announced Howard N. Ainsley has submitted his resignation as Regional Chief Executive Officer of the East Hawaii Region effective Aug. 9, 2014. Ainsley will join the Novant Health System in North Carolina, as CEO of its newest affiliated facility, Morehead Memorial […]

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Family Fun Day, open house slated for noon-3 p.m. Sunday, July 20 at new facility

Kaiser Permanente welcomes patients to Kona Medical Office

Family Fun Day, open house slated for noon-3 p.m. Sunday, July 20 at new facility

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Kona Hospital Foundation celebrates 30 years of service

This year marks a notable milestone for the Kona Hospital Foundation (KHF) as it celebrates 30 years of dedicated service to Kona Community Hospital (KCH) and the west Hawaii community. The Foundation was established on June 21, 1984 by Allen Wilcox, Dr. Garold Enloe, Fred Fujimoto and Richard Ishida. Their mission was to provide a […]

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