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Thursday, September 24, 2015
Tsutsui: Ige Should Consider Halting Maui Hospital Negotiations
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 3301 Views :: Health Care, Labor

"...I believe that we should not rush to complete a deal...."

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Kaiser Selected to Operate Maui Memorial Hospital
By News Release @ 5:08 PM :: 3332 Views :: Maui County, Health Care

Act 103 authorized Maui Region to transfer its facilities to a new entity as a way to mitigate future budget deficits....

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
'Natural' Supplements Sold in Hawaii Recalled -- 'Could be Lethal'
By Selected News Articles @ 7:12 PM :: 3517 Views :: Health Care, GMOs

Using these products for more than a month could be lethal....

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
DoH Releases Master Plan for Mental Hospital
By News Release @ 5:58 PM :: 2263 Views :: Health Care

The Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe for more than a decade has been challenged with overcrowded patient conditions....

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Monday, September 21, 2015
Diabetes Rates Increase in Hawaii
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 2468 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

But Hawaii has 3rd lowest obesity rates....

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Monday, September 21, 2015
Feds Coming for 14th Annual CNHA Confab
By News Release @ 4:58 PM :: 2848 Views :: Akaka Bill, Health Care

President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Visits Hawaii for the First Time....

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Sunday, September 20, 2015
Feds Rate Hawaii Health Insurance Plans
By News Release @ 2:26 PM :: 2499 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...health plans are rated based on performance and quality of care....

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Friday, September 18, 2015
Report Finds Hawaii’s Obamacare Exchange Wasted At Least $11 Million
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:43 AM :: 2429 Views :: Health Care

Hawaii Health Connector failed to select the most qualified vendor for the best price, awarded a flawed, poorly written contract, and failed to monitor the contract....

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Thursday, September 17, 2015
Report: Challenges Facing Hawaii 40 Years After the Prepaid Health Care Act
By News Release @ 2:38 AM :: 3222 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...premiums are expected to rise further as a result of various Affordable Care Act-related fees....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Hawaii Hits Residents with Wave of New Bans
By Selected News Articles @ 4:19 PM :: 3899 Views :: Environment, Health Care, Law Enforcement
“There is absolutely no reason to ban e-cigarettes”
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Study: Hawaii Ranks 4th in Safer Sex
By News Release @ 3:44 AM :: 2591 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...ranking states on two measures of safer sex: sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and contraception across eight (8) indicators....

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Sexually Active High Schoolers Without Birth Control—Hawaii Ranks 7th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:25 PM :: 3521 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

CDC Youth Behavior Risk Survey data ....

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Monday, September 14, 2015
Video: Why are there so few doctors in Hawaii?
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:01 PM :: 2856 Views :: Health Care

...guest host Joe Kent speaks with physician Kyle Varner about the shortage of doctors in the Aloha state....

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Saturday, September 12, 2015
Obamacare Waiver: Ige Plans Statewide Hearings
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 2509 Views :: Health Care

...statewide public briefings on three health care initiatives meant to improve insurance coverage, health care access, and coordination of care....

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Saturday, September 12, 2015
Report: Meth use among older Hawaii adults nearly doubles
By News Release @ 12:47 AM :: 3500 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

For adults 18 to 49 years, methamphetamine was the most frequently reported primary substance at the time of admission (42% - 50%)....

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Thursday, September 10, 2015
'Smart911' Gives Your Profile to Emergency Responders
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 2955 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care

Public Safety Officials Encourage Residents to Create a Safety Profile with New Service....

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Thursday, September 10, 2015
Hawaii 4th Best State to Have a Baby
By Selected News Articles @ 12:36 AM :: 2704 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Our data set includes such metrics as delivery costs, average annual infant-care costs, the per-capita number of midwives and OB-GYNs, and the per-capita number of child care centers....

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Monday, September 07, 2015
Autism: Federal Judge Orders DoE to Pay for Special Education in Private Schools
By Selected News Articles @ 2:38 PM :: 3713 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care

It should thwart DOE attempts to yank students out of private placements while hearings are in progress....

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Saturday, September 05, 2015
Statewide immunization rates for HPV lagging
By News Release @ 6:10 PM :: 2644 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Only 34% of females and 15% of males in Hawai'i have been fully immunized....

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Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Auditor: Hawaii Health Connector Sent $21.6M to a House in Virginia
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:23 PM :: 3402 Views :: Health Care

Mansha Consulting LLC was established in 2011 and operated out of a single-family home in Virginia....

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
Feds Secretly Threaten to Revoke UH Manoa Biolab Permits
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 PM :: 3304 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...“widespread regulatory non-compliance” and "a serious disregard" for regulations for security, biosafety, incident response and training....

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Monday, August 17, 2015
Failed Obamacare State Exchange May Cost Taxpayers Millions More
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 4:35 PM :: 2801 Views :: Health Care

Reports on the cost vary, with estimates as low as $2 million and as high as $20 million....

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Saturday, August 15, 2015
Maui's New Public-Private Partnerships--Panel Discussion on Possibilities and Challenges Ahead
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:02 PM :: 3688 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Labor
Mayor Alan Arakawa
Dr. David Ulin of Kaiser Permanente
Dr. Nicole Apoliona of the Kula Hospital, Maui
Dr. Gerard Livaudais, of Hawaii Pacific Health
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Monday, August 10, 2015
Healthy, Affordable Retirement? Honolulu Ranks Near the Bottom
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 3620 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

Seattle is the best city in the United States for healthy retirement living, with Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver, Portland (Oregon) and Hartford rounding out the top five....

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Sunday, August 09, 2015
Hawaii Praised for Cancer-Fighting Public Policies
By News Release @ 12:54 AM :: 2611 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality....

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Sunday, August 09, 2015
Ige to hear Testimony on Maui Memorial Partnership Plan Tuesday
By Selected News Articles @ 12:40 AM :: 3941 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Labor
Maui Waena Intermediate School – Kahului
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
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Friday, August 07, 2015
CDC Report Claims Hawaii Schools' Early Starting Time Makes Kids Fat Drunks
By News Release @ 3:18 PM :: 3125 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...The percentage of schools with 8:30 a.m. or later start times varied greatly by state, ranging from 0% in Hawaii....

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Thursday, August 06, 2015
UPW Sues to Block HHSC Hospital Privatization
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 4737 Views :: Health Care, Labor

The UPW complaint alleges that the legislation violates the contract clause of the United States Constitution by impairing the contract between UPW and the State....

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Auditor: Lack of Procurement Controls Exposes Health Department to Waste and Abuse
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 10:21 PM :: 3178 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

Department provides little support for and minimal oversight of staff involved in procurements....

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Saturday, July 18, 2015
Lawsuit: Kaiser Barely Pays for Medevac
By Selected News Articles @ 2:36 PM :: 3263 Views :: Health Care

...Kaiser policy said it would cover 80 percent of the cost of medically necessary emergency transportation services, Kaiser denied most of it, leaving him with a $36,000 balance due....

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Friday, July 17, 2015
Report: 154,000 Senior Caregivers in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 3009 Views :: Family, Health Care

Family caregivers in Hawaii provided 144 million hours of care – worth an estimated $2.1 billion....

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Sunday, June 28, 2015
Health Dep't Taking Action to Reduce New HIV Cases in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:50 PM :: 4187 Views :: Family, Health Care, Drugs

Approximately 85 percent of HIV cases in Hawaii occur in men....

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
NYT: Obamacare Ruling May Have Just Killed State-Based Exchanges
By Selected News Articles @ 5:01 PM :: 2538 Views :: Health Care

The Hawaii exchange is collapsing....

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Kaiser: King v. Burwell will not Affect Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 2829 Views :: Health Care

The Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling by the end of June in King v. Burwell....

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Monday, June 22, 2015
Ouch! Mounting Medicare Cuts Hurt Hawaii Hospitals
By News Release @ 6:59 PM :: 2646 Views :: Health Care

HHIC Insights Medicare report illustrates the impact of the numerous Medicare payment cuts to Hawaii’s hospitals and how it would be potentially exacerbated by additional cuts proposed by Congress....

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Monday, June 15, 2015
Is "Safe-Sex" Education the Reason Behind the Drop in Abortion in Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:41 AM :: 4121 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

Laurie Temple Field, a former associate of the ACLU and now a representative for Hawaii Planned Parenthood, lost no time....

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Monday, June 15, 2015
Why Johns Hopkins Quit Providing Trans-Gender Surgery
By Selected News Articles @ 12:17 AM :: 4302 Views :: Family, Health Care

The idea that one’s sex is a feeling, not a fact, has permeated our culture and is leaving casualties in its wake....

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Sunday, June 14, 2015
Where’s the Tax Stamp on that Eggplant?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 3913 Views :: Agriculture, Health Care, Taxes

...many common vegetables contain nicotine....

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Saturday, June 06, 2015
Not Really Closing: Another $70M to be Wasted on New Hawaii Health Exchange Plan
By Selected News Articles @ 3:42 PM :: 2869 Views :: Health Care

The federal government has been withholding about $70 million in grant money, but that will likely be released thanks to the board's vote, which will enable the exchange to continue doing outreach....

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Saturday, June 06, 2015
Almost 80% of Hawaii Obamacare Enrollees Have Failed to Pay Premiums in 2015
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:43 PM :: 2901 Views :: Health Care
Kissell admitted that “A lot of them haven't even been billed.”
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Thursday, June 04, 2015
Adulthood - Interrupted: Hawaii Leads the Way
By Selected News Articles @ 10:25 PM :: 3958 Views :: Health Care, Office of Elections, Drugs

In Progressive World, there are at least four stages of legally becoming an adult....

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
HMSA blames Micronesians for 50% Rate Hike
By News Release @ 1:00 AM :: 5107 Views :: Health Care, Cost of Living

Insurer finds scapegoat--will you be fooled?

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Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Feds: Only 8,200 Hawaii Obamacare Enrollees Pay First Premium
By News Release @ 9:40 PM :: 2932 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...there are around 38,000 who have enrolled in coverage under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, but have yet to pay their bills....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
USA Today: Inside Univ of Hawaii's secretive biolab
By Selected News Articles @ 6:39 PM :: 3296 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

The university inadvertently confirmed that its Honolulu labs had been put in the performance improvement program in records it filed in January with Hawaii's Office of Information Practices, which is deciding USA TODAY's public records appeal....

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Senior Health Report: Hawaii Ranks 4th
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 2764 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities....

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Monday, May 25, 2015
Facing Reality: Hawaii's State Hospitals
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:56 PM :: 2730 Views :: Health Care

...government has the ability to ignore market realities until systems ultimately collapse....

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Hawaii State Capitol: MD on Errors in ‘Politically Correct’ Sex Ed
By Video @ 3:35 PM :: 4112 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

The complete video from the presentation at the State Capitol Auditorium....

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Hawaii Obamacare Enrolls ZERO People During Special Enrollment Period
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:18 AM :: 4227 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

The Obama administration had implemented the special enrollment period from March 15 - April 30 to assist individuals who were unaware they would face a tax penalty for not having “qualifying” health insurance....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Hawaii Ranks Fourth for Senior Health
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 3389 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Hawaii ranked fourth for senior health this year, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report....

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Hawaii’s health care collapse a bad omen for state Obamacare exchanges
By Selected News Articles @ 5:22 PM :: 2585 Views :: Health Care

The collapse of Hawaii’s state-run health exchange has observers wondering which of the other beleaguered exchanges could be next to fail....

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