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Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Opens New Koolau Medical Office

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Opens New Koolau Medical Office
New Facility is Expected to be Hawaii’s First LEED® Certified Medical Office

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s Koolau Medical Office today, October 24, opened its doors to patients following an extensive $14 million renovation and expansion.

First Insurance Charitable Foundation donates more than $164,000 to local nonprofit organizations

First Insurance Charitable Foundation donates  more than $164,000 to local nonprofit organizations

50 Diverse Community Organizations Receive Funding So Far in 2013

HONOLULU – First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) Charitable Foundation has donated more than $164,000 to local nonprofit organizations so far in 2013, including about $75,000 in the third quarter. Beneficiaries in the July through September period included the Japan-America Society of Hawaii, University of Hawaii Foundation, Navy League, Kupu, After School All-Stars and Kapiolani Health Foundation, among others.

“As a local company, we take our responsibility to the community very seriously. Supporting our nonprofits is just one way we strive to build a better and stronger Hawaii,” said Allen Uyeda, FICOH’s president and CEO.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Unveils New Koolau Medical Office

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Unveils New Koolau Medical Office
New Facility is Hawaii’s First Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certified Medical Office

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii unveiled its new Koolau Medical Office with a traditional Hawaiian blessing ceremony. The 18,000-square-foot facility will provide family, pediatric, and specialty care as well as diagnostic imaging, laboratory and pharmacy services, beginning October 24.

Aloha Petroleum supports National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii

Aloha Petroleum supports National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii (Oct. 21, 2013) - Aloha Petroleum, Ltd. recently donated $4,531 to the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii to support the organization’s efforts to prevent and treat kidney related diseases across the state. The funds were raised through canister collection donations at participating Aloha Island Mart and Shell locations.
 
“Thanks to generous donations from our customers, we are able to support the important work of the National Kidney Foundation,” said Gary Altman, general manager of company operated stores for Aloha Petroleum, Ltd.

Art from the Heart Event Benefits Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific

Art from the Heart Event Benefits Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific

The 13th annual "Art from the Heart" event celebrates the creativity of patients who have participated in a therapeutic art program at Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific.  This highly anticipated event for REHAB's Louis Vuitton Creative Arts Program is an art sale and exhibit that is open and free to the public.  Professional Hawaii artists will also be contributing work to the fundraiser.

When:            Thursday, November 7, 2013

                        5 p.m.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Earns 5 Stars for Quality and Service

Only Health Plan In The State to Receive Top Ranking

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii received an overall 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the third year in a row and is the only plan in the state to achieve CMS’s highest ranking. All Kaiser Permanente regions, across the nation, earned a 5-star rating for the 2014 plan year.
 
“This recognition reflects our physicians and care teams’ commitment to our senior patients’ broad range of health care needs,” said Dr. Geoffrey Sewell, President and Executive Medical Director, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group. “From goal-setting for an active lifestyle to managing chronic conditions, it’s a privilege to support our patients every step of the way.”
 
Plans are rated on a 1- to 5-star scale, with 5 stars representing the highest rating and signifying the greatest ability to consistently deliver quality care and service to Medicare beneficiaries.