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Fall Update

Check out the recording of our 17th Annual COPD Education Day, “Emerging with Aloha!” It was both live at Queen’s Conference Center and via zoom on Friday, September 8, 2023. Please join us for our 18th Annual COPD Education Day–save the date, Friday, September 6, 2024! COPD Support Group Meetings are held throughout the year! … Read more

17th Annual COPD Education Day

17th Annual COPD Education Day, “Emerging with Aloha,” was a success as a hybrid event–at Queen’s Conference Center as well as via zoom. Here is the link for the video of the Hawaii COPD Coalition’s 17th Annual COPD Education Day, “Emerging with Aloha.” Enjoy and please share this with others who may be interested. It … 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

Free COPD Caregiver Toolkit

The Respiratory Health Association (RHA) created the FREE COPD Caregiver’s Toolkit in 2017 to support informal caregivers of people living with COPD. The National Heart Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI) worked with RHA to help create a digital form of this Toolkit to provide greater access to caregivers everywhere. The FREE toolkit is available here: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/resources/copd-caregivers-toolkit-modules

The toolkit is in handy modules that can be used and reviewed as needed. It can make life better for patients and loved ones.

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

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