Month: February 2014

Hui Malama Ola Na ‘Oiwi ‘Generational Connections’ event scheduled

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Hui Mālama Ola Nā `Ōiwi invites you to our  2nd Annual E Ola Kākou:  Generational Connections  event funded by Susan G. Komen.  This event is  will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 10am-2pm in Hilo at Bay Front to honor Cancer Survivors, Survivors `Ohana & for those who may be at risk for Cancer.  I have attached a flyer which gives more detailed information.  There will be FREE Clinical Breast Exams & Mammography referrals/services on location along with some valuable community health resources information.

What a time to get in the water to participate in the canoe races!  Put a team together with your co-workers and enter a friendly competition in support of our Cancer Survivors, Survivors `Ohana & for those who may be at risk for Cancer.

PLEASE pass on this flyer & email throughout your agency and to your ohana & friends.

We hope to see you there to have fun on this special day!

If you have any questions, please contact Leimomi Shearer at 969-9220 or



KRHCAI Student Interns, Exec Director and Board President meet with Congressional Leaders

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KRHCAI Academy interns, Kamrie Koi and  Nysa Kaniho, along with Executive Director, Jessie Marques and Board President, Donna Kekoa spend valuable talk story time with Senator Brian Schatz and Representative Colleen Hanabusa.  The KRHCAI team is in Washington for the 25th Annual Rural Health Policy Institute.

Senator Schatz
L-R Kamrie Koi, Nysa Kaniho, Senator Schatz, Donna Kekoa and Jessie Marques
Representative Hanabusa
L-R Nysa Kaniho, Jessie Marques, Rep. Hanabusa, Kamrie Koi and Donna Kekoa






KRHCAI Student Interns and Chaperones visit Holocaust Museum

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Pictured above:  Student Interns Kamrie Koi and Nysa Kaniho pause to take a picture with 97 year old Auwsticz survivor, Fanny Aizenberg.  Chaperones Jessie Marques and Donna Kekoa also stand with interns.  Pictured below:  Jessie Marques and Donna Kekoa stand outside the Holocaust Musuem.

Students and chaperones will take in the 25th Annual National Rural Health Policy Institute in Washington D.C. Feb 4-6.


Interns with JM and DK at Holocaust MuseumJM and DK.Holocaust Museum