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Volunteers make difference at Kona Community Hospital

Volunteers make difference at Kona Community Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE The Kona Community Hospital (KCH) Auxiliary met Monday, Jan. 9 for its annual general membership meeting featuring guest speaker, Senator Josh Green, M.D. It drew a crowd of 60. As the current Health Committee Chair and Emergency Physician at Kohala Hospital, Green discussed today’s healthcare climate, as well as the key bills in […]

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Kona Town Meeting: West Hawaii legislative discussion (Jan. 10)

Kona Town Meeting: West Hawaii legislative discussion (Jan. 10)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Legislature begins its 2012 session Jan. 18, 2012. How will the Reapportionment plan and the pending lawsuits possibly change our Legislative representation next year? What are our West Hawaii Legislators planning for the upcoming Legislative session? Come talk story on these issues and more with State Sen. Josh Green, State […]

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Green to speak at KCH Auxiliary meeting (Jan. 9)

Green to speak at KCH Auxiliary meeting (Jan. 9)

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Josh Green, MD, will be guest speaker Monday, Jan. 9 at Kona Community Hospital Auxiliary’s annual general membership meeting. WHAT: As the current Health Committee Chairman and Emergency Physician at Kohala Hospital, Green will discuss today’s healthcare climate, as well as the key bills in the new legislative session. He will also […]

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Farmers support coffee origin disclosure bill

Farmers support coffee origin disclosure bill

From Colehour Bondera, president of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association: The Kona Coffee Farmers Association (KCFA) has drafted a “Coffee Origin Disclosure Bill” for consideration by the Hawaii State Legislature in its 2012 session. Sen. Josh Green, of Kona, has committed to introduce and support enactment of the bill when the legislative session opens later […]

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Updates on Big Isle transportation projects

Updates on Big Isle transportation projects

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor Sen. Josh Green’s ‘talk story’ session Thursday evening in Kona turned into a transportation update session. Green invited state Department of Transportation Director Glenn Okimoto, who addressed about two dozen people at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. Included in the updates were state highways, airports and commercial harbors. Airports […]

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Critical action needed to address health services

Critical action needed to address health services

MEDIA RELEASE The critical importance of improving the availability of healthcare services in Hawaii County – now and in the future – was brought home to state legislators at a recent discussion of health problems, solutions and policy priorities for 2012 sponsored by the Hawaii Island Healthcare Alliance. “Poor access to care just because you […]

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Green schedules island 'talk stories'

Green schedules island ‘talk stories’

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Josh Green will hold a series of Talk Story events around West Hawaii over the next several months. Come say hello and share ideas, hopes and concerns for making life even better on the Big Island and across the state. * Tuesday, Nov. 8 Hawaii State Capitol Room 229, 10 a.m. – […]

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Coordinated medical response means more life-saving opportunities across Big Island

Kona Community Hospital now offers Level III trauma care

Coordinated medical response means more life-saving opportunities across Big Island

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Legislative wrap up from Sen. Green

Legislative wrap up from Sen. Green

Dear Friends, The 2011 legislative session has come to a close, and I am pleased to report that the Legislature has approved over $30 million in funding for West Hawaii to invest in essential projects that will improve healthcare, education, law enforcement, transportation, and renewable energy research in our community, including: * $12 million for […]

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Statewide study to guide health efforts

Statewide study to guide health efforts

MEDIA RELEASE Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has unveiled the first ever Hawaii Community Health Needs Assessment: Community Voices on Health. Hundreds of people, including elected officials, physicians, and community and public health advocates attended the unveiling at the State Capitol. A health needs assessment compiles information about existing health issues and trends as well as resources […]

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Senator Josh Green's update along with his legislative talk-story session in Waikoloa Friday (Feb 25).

Green’s mid-point update

Senator Josh Green’s update along with his legislative talk-story session in Waikoloa Friday (Feb 25).

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Hospital volunteers showcase giving spirit

Hospital volunteers showcase giving spirit

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Emily Mendez-Bryant | Kona Community Hospital Community Relations The Kona Community Hospital Auxiliary met Monday, Jan. 10 for its annual general membership meeting featuring guest speaker, Sen. Josh Green, M.D. It drew a crowd of 80 attendees. As the current Health Committee chairman and emergency physician at Kohala Hospital, Green […]

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Kona Town Meeting legislative roundtable (Jan. 12)

Kona Town Meeting legislative roundtable (Jan. 12)

MEDIA RELEASE * With a new governor in office, will the Legislature be able to balance the state budget, and eliminate furloughs without raising taxes? * What can the Legislature do to restore our economy and put people back to work? Come talk story on these issues and more with Sen. Josh Green, Rep. Cindy […]

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Legislative update from Sen. Green

Legislative update from Sen. Green

Sen. Josh Green issued the following statement: Dear Friends, I am honored to serve as the Chairman of the Senate Health Committee in the upcoming legislative session. I remain committed to strengthening healthcare in Hawaii and I will do everything I can to make sure that we have the best, most accessible system in the […]

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