Hawaii Cancer Action Center


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It's Time to Reduce the Toll of Tobacco in Hawaii!

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death, claiming the lives of over 1,400 a year. 21,000 keiki now under 18 and alive will ultimately die prematurely from smoking related causes.

Latest Updates

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HONOLULU — Governor Ige vetoed House Bill 1296 today that would have repealed Hawaii’s successful Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund.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

June 17, 2021

Check out the latest Hawaii Newsletter This month's newsletter includes: 2021 Legislative Session, Volunteer Highlight, Lights of Hope and more!

June 1, 2021

On the heels of World No Tobacco Day , leading public health organizations urge Governor Ige to veto House Bill 1296 that would repeal Hawaii's successful tobacco control trust fund and eliminate funding for tobacco prevention and cessation efforts.

State Contacts

Cynthia Au
Government Relations Director, Hawaii-Guam
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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