Proclamations

A blood donation can mean the difference between life and death, but our nation often struggles with having a sufficient blood supply.

Suicide is the ninth leading cause of death nationwide. With an increase in the amount of suicide deaths among Hawaiʻi residents in the last five years, it is more important than ever to raise awareness about the realities surrounding this topic.

Craniofacial disorder refers to deformities that affect the head and facial bones. Organizations such as the Children’s Craniofacial Association strive to empower, support and give hope to individuals and families affected by craniofacial differences.

Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease among U.S. children between infancy and age 15.  On average, Hawaii has 50–60 new cases of childhood cancer diagnoses each year.