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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

April 3, 2017
Hawaii

Throughout the past month, ACS CAN Hawaii-Pacific has been tracking and advocating on behalf of bills that will affect cancer policies in our state. Here is an overview of the legislation that we are continuing to monitor and take action on: Establish a Colorectal Cancer Working Group to address screening

March 16, 2017
Hawaii

Cancer survivors, caregivers and health professionals will ask their legislators to put patients and prevention first as the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Hawaii-Pacific holds its annual Day at the Capitol.

February 16, 2017
Hawaii

Since the fall of 2016, ACS CAN Hawaii-Pacific has been collecting petitions and stories in support of a state colorectal cancer screening and awareness program. We are pleased to announce that on January 20, 2017, the opening day of the Hawaii State Legislature, Sen. Rosalyn Baker introduced SB 398, which

March 12, 2012
Hawaii

Click here to see ACS CAN's 2012 Cancer Fact & Figures document for Hawaii: 2012_Cancer_Prevention_and_Control_Facts_and_Funding_Hawaii_2.pdf

Hawaii

Alberto Rodriguez Alberto Rodriguez has been involved with ACS CAN since 2016 and serves as Advocacy Chair for the ACS Hawaii Pacific Board of Directors. Alberto lives in Ewa Beach and is in the U.S. Army in Chief Knowledge Management. He has been recognized by the League of United