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TAG: Hawaii Department of Health
January 31, 2018

‘Check Your Pressure’ During American Heart Month

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) encourages everyone to have their blood pressure checked regularly to reduce their risk for heart attack.
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January 30, 2018

DOH Investigates Suspicious Network Activity Detected

The Department of Health announces that it is working with the state’s Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) to investigate suspicious network activity.
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January 22, 2018

Sheraton Kona Fined for Operating Without Permit

Hawaiʻi DOH fines Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay $20,000 for operating without a permit
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January 11, 2018

DOH Cites Sam Choy’s Kai Lanai Restaurant

A Notice of Violation and Order against Kona Daze LLC (dba Sam Choy’s Kai Lanai) was issued by the Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) with a penalty.
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January 10, 2018

State Hospital Earns Comprehensive Accreditation

The Hawai‘i State Hospital, a 202-bed psychiatric facility in Kaneohe operated by the Hawai‘i Department of Health, has earned a comprehensive accreditation.
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January 08, 2018

DOH Confirms Two Hepatitis A Cases On Kaua‘i

Two cases of hepatitis A in Kaua‘i residents are being investigated by the Hawai‘i Department of Health.
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January 05, 2018

Hawai‘i Mumps Outbreak: 770 Confirmed Cases

Commonly considered a disease that affects only young children, mumps, is affecting primarily adults and adolescents in Hawai‘i.
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December 07, 2017

Department of Health Offers New Recipe Book

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health has released a new recipe book this holiday season with the publication of the Choose Healthy Now @ Home Recipe Book.
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November 05, 2017

27 Schools Receive Incentives for Well-Rounded Education

Research has shown that policies like the wellness guidelines contribute to academic achievement as well as overall student health and wellness. Supporting whole-child and well-rounded education aligns with the DOH's student health goals and the HIDOE Strategic Plan.
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October 30, 2017

Hawai‘i State Dept. of Health Leads Oral Health Screenings for Head Start

The Hawai‘i DOH ramps up oral health screenings after a 2015/2016 report validated that Hawai‘i’s third grade children have the highest prevalence of tooth decay in the nation.
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October 04, 2017

DOH Awarded $361K in Child Lead Poisoning Prevention

According to DOH data from 2011 to 2015, nearly 60,000 children under the age of six in Hawai‘i were tested for lead, 3% of those tested had elevated blood lead levels.
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October 02, 2017

Stop Flu at School, Vaccination Forms Due Oct. 25

Flu vaccination of students at school is an effective strategy for reducing the spread of influenza in the community and protecting those at risk
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September 12, 2017

Stop Flu at School Program Begins on Hawai‘i Island This Fall

Stop Flu at School will be offered to all elementary and intermediate public schools in Hawai‘i County later this year.
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September 05, 2017

State Promotes Suicide Prevention in September

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and the Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch are hosting a series of events statewide to raise awareness.
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August 03, 2017

Health & Human Services Job Fair at State Capitol Aug. 11

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health and Department of Human Services will co-host a job fair on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the State Capital.
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