HIPA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan and independent research and educational organization whose mission is to provide research, analysis and recommendations on public policy issues facing Hawaii, and to provide opportunities for individuals to develop as productive leaders and citizens in society. We are a positive force that facilitates social and economic progress that benefits the people of Hawaii.
With over 40 local and national speakers, the 2013 Hawai‘i Healthcare Summit is the event of the year for professionals inside and outside the rapidly-changing healthcare industry. Whether you are a healthcare provider, insurer, administrator, advocate, human resource professional, tax attorney, policymaker, business owner, accountant, or are otherwise impacted by healthcare, this summit is for you.
As Hawai‘i navigates the complexities of healthcare reform, this summit will unveil the state of Hawai‘i’s roadmap for healthcare transformation and provide the latest information on how the Affordable Care Act and Hawai‘i Health Connector (Hawai‘i’s new online insurance marketplace) are being implemented.
For more information, visit the 2013 Hawai‘i Healthcare Summit!
Tune in and watch the event that took place at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort & Spa on April 15, 2013.
New Web App Developed for Mobile Devices
HIPA is proud to announce that the new 2013 Hawai‘i Directory of Public Officials is now available. This year, in addition to publishing a printed Directory, HIPA has also developed a Web-based mobile application to make it even easier for the community to engage with public officials and participate in the legislative process.
Get this FREE resource on your mobile device and in print:
For the past several years, HIPA has undertaken this community service project with numerous partners to facilitate public participation in the legislative process. Thank you to Bank of Hawaii, Pacxa, ‘Ōlelo Community Media and Service Printers Hawaii for their sponsorship of this year’s print directory, and AT&T for their sponsorship of the mobile application. Thank you also to Olomana Loomis ISC and Hawaii Open Data for their partnership to make the Web-based mobile application possible.
At “Facilities Matter: The Case for 21st Century Schools,” a symposium held at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and hosted by the Hawaii Institute for Public Affairs (HIPA) and presented by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI), a group of experts in innovative school design presented on how profoundly the physical environment affects schooling and pointed out ways in which the state’s public schools fall short. Full article