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Kaiser donates $140,000 to support community initiatives

Kaiser donates $140,000 to support community initiatives

MEDIA RELEASE Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has announced $140,000 in grant funding to three local community organizations/initiatives: the “Hawaii 5-2-1-0” childhood obesity prevention initiative, Department of Native Hawaiian Health’s diabetes management program and YMCA’s “STRIVE” teen health program. Grants include: * Hawaii 5-2-1-0 Initiative – $65,000 This initiative will promote healthier lifestyles in schools utilizing “Community […]

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UH takes lead in $24.8M federal obesity grant

UH takes lead in $24.8M federal obesity grant

MEDIA RELEASE UH Manoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) has been awarded a $24.8 million grant to develop food, nutrition and physical activity intervention, training, monitoring and evaluation systems, together with local communities, in order, to guide sustainable children’s obesity prevention program and policy development in the Pacific region. The five-year competitive […]

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'Hawaii 5-2-1-0' tackles childhood obesity

‘Hawaii 5-2-1-0’ tackles childhood obesity

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), its Department of Pediatrics, and the Hawaii Initiative for Childhood Obesity Research and Education (HICORE) are launching a new community campaign to prevent childhood obesity. Several local healthcare organizations are supporting this collaborative effort. Based at the JABSOM Department of […]

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