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This is an incredible opportunity for anyone who wants to engage in our advocacy efforts to make cancer a top priority.

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Latest Updates

December 3, 2018
Hawaii

Governor David Ige has issued a proclamation declaring December 3-7 as Cancer Screen Week in Hawaii. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) worked with lawmakers to pass a resolution during the 2018 legislative session declaring the first week in December as Cancer Screen Week in partnership with Genentech, the American Cancer Society (ACS), Stand Up to Cancer and Rally Health. T

July 12, 2018
Hawaii

A new law took effect on July 10 that makes all University of Hawaii campuses completely tobacco-free, including the use of electronic cigarettes.

June 15, 2017
Hawaii

The Cancer Council Engagement Program is a newly formed group by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc. Hawaii-Pacific, with the aim of training youth ages 17-24 to be knowledgeable about cancer policies in Hawaii and to serve as effective advocates in helping to educate their communities and legislators

May 15, 2017
Hawaii

Throughout the 2017 state legislative session, ACS CAN Hawaii-Pacific has been monitoring, gathering support, and testifying on legislation that would aid cancer patients. Our legislative recap of this session is below: HPV Legislation SB 514 has been transmitted to the Governor’s office. As you are aware, this legislation allows

Hawaii Events

February 13, 2020
Honolulu, HI

Join us for a Lights of Hope bag decorating party this Valentine's! Decorate a bag in honor of or in memory of a loved one in the fight against this Valentine's Day. All bags made at the party will be sent to Washington, D.C. and will line the Lincoln...

March 17, 2020
Honolulu, HI

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD 2020 ACS CAN Day at the Capitol Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9 am - 3 pm State Capitol, Hawaii This is an incredible opportunity for anyone who wants to engage in our advocacy efforts to make cancer a top priority. Together as a...

State Contacts

Cynthia Au
Grassroots Manager, Hawaii-Pacific
Stephanie Winn
Director, Region Media Advocacy

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