Year: 2013

Making History: Hawaii COPD Coalition’s Proclamation is received 2013

Hawaii COPD Proclaimation 2013

Hawaii’s Governor Neil Abercrombie signed off on Hawaii COPD Coalition Proclamation on October 17th, 2013. A Citation from the Document: The Hawai’i Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Coalition WHEREAS, the Hawai’i Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Coalition was formed in 2007 to provide services and improve treatment for adults in Hawai’i diagnosed with COPD, including … Read more

Advocacy Being Heard at our Annual COPD Education Day 2013 – Thanks for Everyone’s Support!


Thanks for all the support at Hawaii’s COPD Education Day that took place at Queen’s Medical Center Conference Center – September 7th, 2013 from 9am-2pm.  We had a great turnout and for those of you who missed it, we will soon be posting some VIDEO highlights from our past COPD Education Day events.     A special … Read more

7th Annual Hawaii COPD Education Day – 2013


Please join us for the FREE exciting day of  exhibits, demonstrations, speakers and more!   It’s the 7th annual COPD Education Day with Dr. Julie Chang (lung specialist and hospitalist), talking about What’s New in COPD; instructor Lucille Chun, showing us how Everyone CAN Exercise; Psychologist and Caregiver Mary Kim talking about Caregiving and COPD; Psychologist Charlene … Read more

COPD Support Group Meetings


We are excited to have THREE meetings a month now!  There is a group that meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month, 10 – 11:30am at Pali Momi Medical Center, Ewa Conference Room.  There is also a group meeting on the 2nd Friday of every month, meeting 10am – noon at Kaiser Honolulu Clinic … Read more

We are starting our YouTube Channel with an ASL video!

Hawaii COPD Coalition

Our first video on our YouTube Channel is getting uploaded today. Joshua Beal performs ASL translation of a national COPD video below. We plan grow our resources and videos so check back soon for more information. Joshua R. Beal AKA the “Deaf Economist” is available for ASL videos to anybody needing quality translation services. This … Read more

New Website, Almost Completed


Thanks to all our partners and our webmaster, Zack Anderson, we are nearly finished with the first major overhaul of our website.  As requested, it is much more user-friendly; we can even publish from our iPhones and other portable devices.  We will continue to grow our resource pages.

2013 COPD Support Groups

hawaii copd news 2013

New Pali Momi Medical Center Support Group: *Meetings second Thursday of Each Month, except September from 10-11:30am Hawaii COPD Coalition Support Group at Kaiser Honolulu: VIEW SUPPORT GROUP POSTER *Meetings second Friday of Each Month, except September from 10-12-Noon 2013 Topics and Speakers Thursday, April 11, “Coping with Chronic Health Conditions” will be addressed by … Read more