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Covid-19 Vaccine Mistrust Is Spilling Over To Routine Childhood Shots In Hawaii Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2021

Covid-19 Vaccine Mistrust Is Spilling Over To Routine Childhood Shots In Hawaii

A “perfect storm” of other factors has also contributed to dismal vaccination rates in schools, with implications for children’s health.

 

Why So Many Hawaii Nurses Want To Leave The Profession Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Why So Many Hawaii Nurses Want To Leave The Profession

A survey released last month found that 23% of the nurses who responded had considered quitting.

Why In-Home Dialysis Is Becoming A More Popular Option In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Why In-Home Dialysis Is Becoming A More Popular Option In Hawaii

The treatment can help eliminate exhausting commutes and relieve overcrowding at a growing number of dialysis centers in the state.

Hawaii Says All 5 Monkeypox Cases Are Linked CDC/Cynthia S. Goldsmith

Hawaii Says All 5 Monkeypox Cases Are Linked

The Department of Health declined to say how the five people contracted the virus, but said the overall public risk remains low.

Hawaii’s Governor Signs 3 Bills Supporting LGBTQ Community Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii’s Governor Signs 3 Bills Supporting LGBTQ Community

The legislation bars insurers from excluding gender affirming treatments from coverage and establishes a state commission on the status of LGBTQ people in Hawaii.

Sally Kaye: Abortion Options Remain On The Internet — For Now Getty Images/2016

Sally Kaye: Abortion Options Remain On The Internet — For Now

As the U.S. Supreme Court ponders abortion rights, Hawaii women can still buy medication to end pregnancy via online providers.

Hawaii Moves To Improve Transgender Health Insurance Coverage Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Moves To Improve Transgender Health Insurance Coverage

House Bill 2405, which is awaiting the governor’s signature, would prevent insurers from denying gender-affirming treatments due to “cosmetic” exclusions.

Hawaii Says 3rd ‘Probable’ Monkeypox Case Not Linked To Travel CDC/Cynthia S. Goldsmith

Hawaii Says 3rd ‘Probable’ Monkeypox Case Not Linked To Travel

The state health director said the lack of a travel history “tells us that monkeypox is probably in our community.”

A Coastal Road Connects These Patients To Dialysis. Climate Change Could Make That Harder Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

A Coastal Road Connects These Patients To Dialysis. Climate Change Could Make That Harder

Getting to and from dialysis is already a challenge for some rural Hawaii residents. Sea level rise is expected to make things worse.

Hawaii Detects ‘Probable’ Monkeypox Case But Says Overall Risk Is Low CDC/Cynthia S. Goldsmith

Hawaii Detects ‘Probable’ Monkeypox Case But Says Overall Risk Is Low

The presumptive infection was found in an Oahu resident who had recently traveled to an area with confirmed cases.