COPD

18th Annual COPD Education Day

Save the date—Friday, September 6, 2024 for our 18th Annual COPD Education Day: Living Better with COPD! Topics will include: Mythbusters & Intro to COPD; Pelvic Health and Incontinence Prevention; COPD, Sleep and Apnea; and Treatments for COPD from a pharmacist’s point of view. It will be both live and via zoom with speakers and … Read more

Join Great Discussions about Lung Health

Come and join the conversation about lungs–meetings are held throughout the year! See the calendar for more details and sign up to receive reminders and notifications. Starting in January, 2023, we have also been holding zoom and in-person support group meetings at Straub Library, 888 S. King Street, in basement, down the hall from the … Read more

Learn More about Oxygen

Supplemental Oxygen is the way our body can get more oxygen when our lungs just cannot produce enough. There are tanks of oxygen (like those used by scuba divers) and also concentrators, which take the nitrogen out of room air and give users more oxygen when they breathe. Both methods are widely available and can … Read more

ARCHIVED LINKS ARE HERE for 16th Annual FREE Zoom COPD Education Day, Friday!

Hawaii COPD Coalition Contact

For folks interested, here are the archived links: The Hawaii COPD Coalition’s 16th Annual COPD Education Day: COPD Introduction and Updates – YouTube The Hawaii COPD Coalition’s 16th Annual COPD Education Day: Coexisting Conditions with COPD – YouTube The Hawaii COPD Coalition’s 16th Annual COPD Education Day: Sleep Apnea and COPD – YouTube To refresh … Read more

Donate through PayPal Giving Fund, via check and Foodland’s GiveAloha Program

PayPal Giving Fund Hawaii COPD Coalition has joined the PayPal Giving Fund program.  When you donate through the PayPal Giving Fund, 100% of the donation goes to the charity you have selected–no deductions, no fees.  More information about this program is here. Credit cards and debit cards are accepted. There is no cost to participate in this … Read more

COPD Support Groups for 2022-2023

Due to COVID infections, we are still having COPD Support Group Meetings via zoom. Meeting times and dates for 2022 COPD support group meetings are online at ZOOM–2nd Tuesdays and 2nd Fridays of every month through October, 10am-noon, plus 2nd Friday in November and December Hawaii Standard Time (HST). Details, including zoom link are on … Read more

World COPD Day FREE Webinar

Join us for a free zoom webinar celebrating World COPD Day 2020 on Saturday, November 21 from 10-12 noon Hawaii Standard Time.  The topic is Living Well with COPD in a Pandemic.  The schedule is: 10:00-10:35am Hawaii Standard Time  Advanced Therapies for COPD:  Present and Future — Shanon Makekau, MD, pulmonologist at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii … Read more

COPD Education Day–FREE 9/11/2020 Online via ZOOM Webinar!

Hawaii COPD Ed Day Flyer

Register NOW and have a chance to win! Join us for the FREE 14th annual COPD Education Day on Friday, 9/11/2020 @10am-12 noon HST for a FREE online webinar via ZOOM. As always there will be great speakers, and the ability to get your questions answered. Hear about the latest on how to stay as … Read more

Learn more about COPD and COVID-19

Hawaii COPD Audio

Learn more about COPD and COVID-19 and the upcoming 14th Annual COPD Education Day Webinar of the Hawaii COPD Coalition! The free program is available on HPR-1, the Body Show with Hostess Family Practice physician Kathleen Kozak, MD of Straub Medical Center. She will host Hawaii COPD Coalition’s Executive Director, Valerie Chang on Monday, August … Read more

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