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Big Island Health Centers to Receive Over $5.7M in Federal Funding

March 25, 2019, 2:30 PM HST
* Updated March 26, 1:59 PM
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Sen. Brian Schatz reports that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will award 14 community health centers in Hawai‘i federal funding totaling $28,750,365.

Big Island health centers will receive $5,728,572 in funding.

“Community health centers offer an affordable and accessible outlet for thousands of people across our state to receive care they might not otherwise be able to,” said Sen. Schatz. “This funding will give these centers the resources to continue providing comprehensive health services to Hawai‘i families where they are needed most.”

Community health centers provide comprehensive, high-quality primary health care services to medically underserved individuals and families. The community health centers receiving funding are:

Big Island:

  • West Hawai‘i Community Health Center is receiving $2,505,787
  • Hāmākua-Kohala Health Centers is receiving $1,497,992
  • The Bay Clinic is receiving $1,724,793
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O‘ahu:

  • Kalihi-Palama Health Center  is receiving $3,518,386
  • Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services is receiving $2,922,712
  • Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center is receiving $3,510,777
  • Waimanalo Health Center is receiving $2,031,688
  • Ko‘olauloa Health Center is receiving $1,710,765
  • Waikīkī Health on O‘ahu is receiving $1,742,347
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Moloka‘i:

  • Moloka‘i Community Health Center is receiving $1,292,131

Kaua‘i:

  • Ho‘ola Lahui Hawai‘i is receiving $1,369,194

Maui:

  • Hana Health is receiving $1,367,995
  • Community Clinic is receiving $1,885,839
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Lana‘i:

  • Lāna‘i Community Health Center is receiving $1,669,959

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