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Sat., 9/12 is 9th Annual COPD Ed Day–Register NOW!

Announcing our 9th Annual COPD Education Day:  Rehabilitation, Oxygen and Health Heroes on Saturday, September 12, 2015, 9am-2pm at Queen’s Conference Center. The event is FREE and open to patients, caregivers, healthcare providers and interested public.  Speakers include Gehan Devendra, MD, pulmonologist and intensivist at Queen’s Medical Center talking about the latest in COPD, Susan … Read more

COPD & Pulmonary Rehab on Hawaii Public Radio! (Monday, August 24)

Susan Gabriel

Join the conversation on Monday, August 24, 2014 from 5-6pm on HIPO, FM89.3 or 89.7. Hostess is internist, Dr. Kathleen Kozak of Straub with guest speakers Valerie Chang, Executive Director of Hawaii COPD Coalition, addressing the upcoming COPD Education Day as well as Susan Gabriel, Director of the New Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program starting at Rehab Hospital of the Pacific. Call in your … Read more

COPD Education Day Event Video & Photos – Now Available!

Hawaii COPD Coalition Education Day

Yet another year marks another successful COPD Education Day event at the Queen’s Medical Center in downtown Honolulu. Hawaii COPD Coalition organizes this event annually and provides a free event to the public with information, education, booths, and speakers – all in the effort of advocacy and helping those with COPD. Check out the Event Photos … Read more

8th Annual COPD Education Day is Saturday, September 13, 2014

Registration coming soon for our biggest event of the year!  It will be the 8th Annual COPD Education Day on Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 9am-2pm at Queen’s Conference Center, 1301 Punchbowl Street.  It is free and open to the public, especially people with emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or chronic asthma, their caregivers and healthcare providers.In 2014, our … Read more

Support Groups Continue at Kaiser and Pali Momi

Come and join us at our monthly support group meetings facilitated by an experienced respiratory therapist and lung health educator, with frequent guest speakers on a variety of health topics.  Supplies and light refreshments are provided; meetings are free and open to the public. Kaiser Honolulu Meetings Kaiser Honolulu, 1010 Pensacola from 10am-noon every 2nd Friday, 2014-2015.  $3 … Read more

COPD and Physical Therapy on Body Show, Monday, August 18

Hawaii NPR COPD Body Show

Join the conversation on Monday, August 18, 2014 from 5-6pm on HIPO, FM89.3 or 89.7. Hostess is internist, Dr. Kathleen Kozak of Straub with guest speakers Valerie Chang, Executive Director of Hawaii COPD Coalition, addressing the upcoming COPD Education Day as well as physical therapists from Central Oahu Physical Therapy Specialists, Bobby Togawa and Bernie Soriano. Call in your questions about COPD and exercise … 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.