Public Health Fund Grant Recipients

2021 Public Health Fund Grant Recipients:

  • Aloha Medical Mission – First Smile Train, Trainer Project
  • Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii Spalding House – Social-Emotional Learning Programs  
  • Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii – Community Based Doula Program
  • Helping Hands Hawaii – Bilingual Access Line
  • Mental Health America Hawaii – Youth Suicide Prevention Campaign

2020 Public Health Fund Grant Recipients:

  • Hawaii Food Bank – Emergency Relief
  • Nuuanu YMCA – Child Care Tuition Waivers for Essential Workers
  • Meals on Wheels – Emergency Relief
  • Boy & Girls Club – Technical Equipment to Connect with Kids at Home
  • Single Grant: Hawaii Food Bank – COVID Emergency Relief

2019 Public Health Fund Grant Recipients:

  • Institute for Human Services – Children’s Program
  • Hawaii Foodbank – Disaster Relief
  • Hawaii Public Health Institute -The Hawaii Community Health Worker Project
  • Hospice Hawaii – Moving Hospice Hawaii Care Forwarded Using Advanced Technologies
  • UH College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources – Creating a food Security Infrastructure at UH Manoa to Strengthen Tomorrow’s Workforce
  • Waimanalo Health Center – Cooking Matters Program
  • Single Grant: Ho’ola Na Pua

2018 Public Health Fund Grant Recipients:

  • Alzheimer’s Association – Aloha Chapter – Public Awareness & Education Campaign
  • Family Hui Hawaii – Promoting on-Track & Development of Young Children: Early Childhood Developmental Screening & Follow-up System
  • Hale Hau’oli Hawaii – Nurse Aide Training Program
  • Hawaii Foodbank – Feeding North Shore & Windward Oahu Communities
  • Helping Hands Hawaii – Behavior Health for Low-Income, Homeless & Underserved Adults w/Mental Illness or Substance Use Disorders
  • Salvation Army – Salvation Army Meals Backpack Program Wahiawa Community Health Center – Hospital Equipment
  • Waikiki Health Center – “Homeless to Housed”: Pilot Program Offering Vouchers toward a Security Deposit or First Month’s Rent to Expedite Housing Placement for Residents of Waikiki Health’s Next Step Shelter in Kakaako
  • YWCA Oahu – Health Screenings for Seniors

2017 Public Health Fund Grant Recipients:

  • Aloha Harvest – Rescuing Food to Feed Hawaii’s Hungry
  • Hawaii Health Info Corp. – Monitoring the Health of Hawaii’s Homeless
  • Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii – Piko Pals: New Mom Peer Support Group
  • Waikiki Health Center – Pu’uhonua: Pre/Post Incarceration: Health Education Model Targeting Inmate Population of Oahu Correctional Institutions

2016 Public Health Fund Grant Recipients:

  • Aloha Medical Mission Dental Clinic – Promoting Good Oral Health Care Through the Honolulu Dental Clinic
  • Gregory House Program – Save the FoodBasket Program
  • Hawaii Association for Infant Mental Health – Certification License for Infant Mental Health
  • Hawaii Foodbank – Food 4 Keiki Backpack Program
  • Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii – Pregnancy Health Information: Meeting Community Needs
  • Institute for Human Services – Tutu Bert’s House
  • Project Vision Hawaii – Passport to Healthy Aging
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Public Health – Socioeconomic and Behavior Determinants of Life Expectancy and Health Disparities in Hawaii, a Multi-Ethnic Study

2015 Public Health Fund Grant Recipients: 

  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association – Public Awareness Campaign
  • Kahi Mohala Hospital – Kahi Mohala Hospital Healing Forces Partial Hospitalization Program
  • Kokua Kalihi Valley – 1st Annual Kalihi Ahupuaa Bike Ride
  • Life Foundation – Stand Up to HIV Campaign
  • Mental Health America of Hawaii – Coordination and Collaboration to Prevent Bullying
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa Department of Sociology – Hao Sheng Huo Hawaii Project: Understanding Healthy Aging Among Chinese elders in Hawaii
  • Waikiki Health – “Next Step to Better Vision”: Impacting Patients’ Health through Start-up Vision Screening Program
  • YMCA of Honolulu – Enhance Fitness & N.E.W. Keiki (Nutrition + Exercise + Weight Management)
  • YWCA of Oahu – Water Safety course at YWCA Kokokahi

2014 Public Health Fund Grant Recipients:

  • Alzheimer’s Association, Aloha Chapter – Enhance Outreach Program
  • American Diabetes Association – Stop Diabetes @ Work
  • American Heart Association – American Heart Association Worksite Wellness
  • Gregory House Programs – Save the Foodbasket Program
  • Hina Mauka – Hiki Ni’o Mentoring Program
  • Ho’oulu Pacific – Hihimanu Aquaponics Program
  • Institute for Human Services, Inc. – Installation of Bunk Beds to Improve Health & Safety at IHS’ Men’s Emergency Shelter & Improving Crisis Stabilization & Treatment for Medically Fragile Homeless
  • Keiki O Ka Aina – Hawaii Keiki Smiles Project
  • UCERA (JABSOM) – A Rush: Adolescents Reducing Unintended Pregnancy & STI in Honolulu
  • Waikiki Health – Start-up Pharmacy Services at New Makahiki Clinic
  • Waimanalo Health Center – Partnership to Increase Access and Education of Healthy Produce

2013 Public Health Fund Grant Recipients:

  • Aloha United Way – Early Childhood Developmental Screening Program Outreach
  • Child & Family Service – Maintaining Senior Wellness in Ewa Beach
  • Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice – School Breakfast Expansion
  • Hawaii Foodbank – Hunger in Hawaii 2014 – A report on those needing food assistance in 2013
  • Healthy Mothers Health Babies Coalition of Hawaii – Breastfeeding for Businesses: Public Health & New Regulatory Compliance
  • IHS Institute for Human Services – Installations of Bunk Beds to Improve Health & Safety at IHS’ Men’s Emergency Shelter
  • Mental Health America – Mental Health Education and Awareness Campaign
  • The Wahiawa Center for Community Health
  • U.S. Vets – Women’s Homeless Veterans Program
  • Waianae Care, Inc. – CAPS (Community Adolescent Physicals for Sports) Project
  • Waikiki Health Center – Establishing a Dental Clinic Targeting Medically Underserved Populations

2012 Public Health Fund Grant Recipients:

  • Aloha Medical Mission – Ke Pua Mae’Ole: Never Fading Flower
  • Ethnic Education Foundation of Hawaii – Access Care Today
  • Hawaii Foodbank – Food 4 Keiki Backpack Program
  • Joyful Heart Foundation – Increasing Community Education & Awareness to Strengthen Families and Prevent Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Kokua Kalihi Valley – Mahi ‘Aina: Community Food Initiatives Project
  • Lanakila Pacific – Multi-Purpose Van for “Growing Together to End Hunger Project”
  • Mental Health America of Hawaii – Grow a Rainbow
  • Save the FoodBasket – Grocery Distribution Program
  • The Institute for Human Services, Inc. – Improving Health & Safety and IHS Emergency Shelters
  • United Self Help – Educational & Supportive Services for Mental Health Consumers
  • U.S. VETS Initiative-Waianae – Bed Replacement Project
  • Wahiawa Community Health Center Project – Faith Action for Community Equity FACE
  • Young Women’s Christian Association of Oahu YWCA – Safety, Security and Sanitation Needs at Fernhurst Residence