Month: March 2015

safeTALK Suicide Prevention and Awareness Efforts Workshop 3/25/15

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Volunteers Needed! Annual Kickball Tournament

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

It’s time to start preparing for our 4th Annual Kickball Tournament to kick child abuse out of Hawaii and we need your help!
The tournament will be on Saturday, April 11th at Kaneohe District Park, and shifts start at 6:00am, with the last shift ending at 6pm. Shifts will be in 4 hour increments and volunteers can help with as many shifts as they’d like.

Volunteer shift times are as follows:
6:00am-10:00am
10:00am-2:00pm 
2:00pm-6:00pm 
 
All volunteers will be provided with light snacks and refreshments throughout the day. Volunteers who are signed up for the 10am-2pm shift will receive lunch. Volunteers will also be provided with a t-shirt.

If you’d like to register as a volunteer you can download the Volunteer Contact Form here! Please email completed forms to our Oahu Program Director, Tara Buckley, at tara@hawaiiparents.org or fax them to (808) 247-0447.

Any volunteer who would like to receive a letter after the event, detailing their hours and participation, need only to mark this off on the Volunteer Contact Form. Letters will be distributed to all volunteers who request them within one week after the event.
If you’re interested in volunteering, or can recommend groups that might be willing to help out at the event, please contact our Oahu Program Director, Tara Buckley, at tara@hawaiiparents.org or (808) 223-5940, for more information.
You can also find information about the kickball tournament on our website, click here!
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH LAUNCHES IMPROVED VITAL RECORDS ONLINE ORDERING AND TRACKING SYSTEM

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR
VIRGINIA PRESSLER, MD
DIRECTOR
                              
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 5, 2015                                                                                     15-011
HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH LAUNCHES IMPROVED VITAL RECORDS ONLINE ORDERING AND TRACKING SYSTEM
 
HONOLULU – Hawaii residents can now track the real-time status of their online orders for birth certificates and marriage/civil union certificates, announced the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH).
The department’s Office of Health Status Monitoring launched the improved online ordering and tracking system this week. The website address is https://vitrec.ehawaii.gov.
“The Hawaii Department of Health issues nearly 300,000 certified copies of birth, death, and marriage records each year, and now, all requests will be processed in a single system to better manage orders and to identify ways to continuously improve service,” said Alvin T. Onaka, Ph.D., state registrar and chief of the Office of Health Status Monitoring.
The improved system also offers online ordering with credit cards using Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Those who order certificates online have the option of receiving their orders by mail or picking them up at the Department of Health.
Certificates may be picked up at the Hawaii State Department of Health, Issuance Office, Room 103 (first floor), 1250 Punchbowl Street, at the corner of Beretania and Punchbowl Streets in downtown Honolulu, Monday through Friday, from 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (except holidays).

The total cost for a single birth, civil union or marriage certificate is $10.00, plus a nominal $2.50 portal administration fee from eHawaii.gov for up to five copies and each five-copy increment thereafter. Additional copies of the same record can be obtained for $4.00 when placing an online order at the same time.

For more information go to https://vitrec.ehawaii.gov or call eHawaii.gov at (808) 695-4620.
Vital records (birth, death, civil union, marriage, and divorce certificates) for events that occurred in Hawaii are received and preserved by the Office of Health Status Monitoring, a unit of the Department of Health. In Hawaii, access to vital records is restricted by statute (HRS §338-18). The Office of Health Status Monitoring maintains divorce records from July 1951 to December 2002. All other divorce records are kept in the court where the divorce took place. Statewide data on vital records is available at http://health.hawaii.gov/vitalstatistics/
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Free Vision Screening – Naalehu 3/4 and Pahala – 3/5

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Free Vision Screening - PahalaALSO at  Naalehu Community Center, March 4, 2015 – 9-12  (95-5635 Mamalahoa Highway)