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Free Health Screenings And Demonstrations At HMAA’s ‘Healthy For The Holidays’ Downtown Health Fair

HONOLULU – Hawaii Medical Assurance Association (HMAA) is hosting its third annual “Healthy for the Holidays” wellness health fair in downtown Honolulu on Friday, October 24. HMAA invites everyone to a fun-filled event promoting a culture of wellness focusing on a healthy mind, body, and spirit.

The health fair will take place at Tamarind Park, Bishop Square, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Participants will receive free giveaways (while supplies last) and health screenings that include blood pressure and body composition readings. This year’s health fair will feature more than ten wellness vendors and organizations that will share their expertise and give advice on what it takes to live a healthy lifestyle, especially as the stresses of the holidays begin to creep up at the end of the year. There will also be live fitness demonstrations and interactive activities from some of the vendors.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Launches “Medical Selfie” Technology

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced the launch of a new virtual feature available on KP.org, its award-winning integrated member resource website. Through a secured email server, patients can now send digital images to their physicians, including pictures of concerning rashes, wounds or other injuries. This new feature allows patients to quickly provide information to help their physician better manage their condition, and identify potentially serious issues that require a face-to-face visit.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $220,000 to Community Organizations

 Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $220,000 to Community Organizations

Reinforcing its commitment to improving the total health and well-being of its community, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced five organizations who will benefit from a combined total of more than $220,000 in community grant funds.

Hawai‘i Pacific Health presents “The No Barriers Life: Erik Weihenmayer"

Hawai‘i Pacific Health presents “The No Barriers Life: Erik Weihenmayer"
HAWAI‘I PACIFIC HEALTH PRESENTS“THE NO BARRIERS LIFE: ERIK WEIHENMAYER, BLIND ADVENTURER, SPEAKER, AUTHOR & FILMMAKER” 

WHAT: 

Hawai‘i Pacific Health presents Annual Kids Fest event promoting children’s health

 Hawai‘i Pacific Health presents Annual Kids Fest event promoting children’s health
WHAT:                        “Kids Fest” is a free community health event designed to educate Hawaiʻi’s children and families on healthy active lifestyles, exercise and nutrition, and injury prevention. The event will offer interactive health and wellness activities, fun games, entertainment and snacks. Children ages 4-12 can enter to win a bicycle, helmet and other prizes. Admission to Bishop Museum is free for Hawai‘i residents and military families with valid ID on the day of Kids Fest.
 

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Remains One of the Highest Rated Health Plans in the Nation

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Kaiser Permanente Hawaii is ranked among the top 20 plans in the nation, making it the highest rated health plan in Hawaii. It is the seventh year in a row that Kaiser Permanente Hawaii commercial plan has been number one in the state and the tenth year it has received top marks for Medicare and Medicaid plans.

Fight Againt Lung Disease with Honolulu's Lung Force Walk

Fight Againt Lung Disease with Honolulu's Lung Force Walk
WHAT: The American Lung Association in Hawaii will host Honolulu’s first-ever LUNG FORCE Walk to join in the fight against lung cancer in Hawaii. As the number one cancer killer of women in the U.S., lung cancer has devastating effects, especially on women and their families. This unique event will raise both funds and awareness for lung cancer research, education, early detection and cures.

Two walk routes will be offered: the full walk is approximately 2.5 miles, with the option for a shorter Heroes’ Lap of .3 miles.  In addition to the walk component, the event will feature live entertainment, keiki activities, mission and sponsor tents, prize drawings and more.

WHEN: Sunday, November 16, 2014

  • 8:00 a.m. – Registration and festivities begin
  • 9:00 a.m. – Walk Begins
  • 9:45 – 11:45 a.m. – Return to Magic Island 

 

WHERE: Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park