Hawaii Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

May 3, 2023

House Bill 1301 aimed to fund a multiethnic cohort study conducted by the University of Hawaii Cancer Center to understand the different factors contributing to higher incidence and mortality rates in certain cancers among certain groups in Hawaii.

March 17, 2023

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers from across Hawaii met with their legislators to urge them to fund a multiethnic cohort study by the University of Hawaii Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Hawaii Pacific region.

August 12, 2021

Check out the August Newsletter This month's newsletter includes: 2021 Legislative Snapshot - we did it, celebrate 20 year's with ACS CAN, Lights of Hope and more!

July 6, 2021

HONOLULU — Governor Ige vetoed House Bill 1296 today that would have repealed Hawaii’s successful Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund. Following is a statement from Cynthia Au, Hawaii government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: “Hawaii has a long and successful history of reducing tobacco

State Contacts

Cynthia Au
Government Relations Director, Hawaii-Guam
Priscilla Cabral-Perez
Regional Multicultural Media Advocacy Assoc. Dir.

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