Hawaii Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

December 3, 2018

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

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

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

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

December 7, 2019
Honolulu, HI

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be hosting our annual advocacy training on Saturday, December 7 from 9 am to 2 pm. The purpose of this training is to ensure that advocates and volunteers are ready for the upcoming legislative session. See the agenda below: Welcome...

State Contacts

Cynthia Au
Grassroots Manager, Hawaii-Pacific

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