Proclamations

The Hawaii Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) Program works to resolve problems related to the health, safety, welfare, and rights of individuals who live in long-term care facilities, which include nursing homes, adult residential care homes (ARCHs), expanded ARCHs, community care foster family homes, assisted living facilities, and other long-term care settings.

The Drive Aloha campaign initiated in August 2016 by DTRIC Insurance Company is a community effort to educate drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists in practicing safe and courteous behavior by reminding everyone to take responsibility for their actions on the streets.

Gastroschisis is a birth defect that causes the intestines, and sometimes other organs, such as the stomach and liver, to exit through a hole in the abdominal wall and extend outside of the infant’s body.

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that is caused by a variety of infectious viruses and noninfectious agents leading to a range of health problems, some of which can be fatal, and viral hepatitis is a collection of viruses that attack the liver and may lead to liver disease and liver cancer.

The establishment of Parents’ Day was the result of a bipartisan, multiracial and interfaith coalition of religious, civic and elected leaders who recognized the need to promote responsible parenting in our society and to uplift ideal parental role models, especially for our nation’s children.

Summer learning programs are proven to maintain and advance students’ academic, social and emotional growth, keep children safe and healthy during the summer, and send young people back to school ready to learn.

Chronic disease affects thousands of individuals throughout Hawaii and accounts for 7 of the top 10 causes of premature death in Americans throughout the United States.

Senator Baker has served the Maui community for 30 years, working on many projects to benefit the community such as affordable housing in West Maui; improving the Lahaina Bypass; and funding to build a new high school in Kihei.

Senator Baker showed her commitment to the State of Hawaii as a whole through her leadership roles as House Majority Leader, Senate Majority Leader, Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection, Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means, Chair of the Senate Committee on Health and as Co-convenor of the ...
Read More Senator Rosalyn H. Baker Day (July 6, 2022)

Title IX is a federal civil rights law that was passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and stated that, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity ...
Read More 50th Anniversary of Title IX Day (June 23, 2022)

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