Leadership Dinner
Mahalo for attending the
2014 Ho‘oulu Leadership Awards!

Monday, May 19, 2014

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Transforming Hawaii's healthcare system is an urgent need, with cost rising several times faster than the annual inflation rate and access to quality care uneven throughout our state.

21st Century Schools
Teaching for tomorrow's jobs means creating an educational environment focused on innovation.

Hawaii's physical infrastructure is old and failing. This comprehensive, statewide summary of infrastructure projects identifies urgent needs and costs.


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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.

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Physical Infrastructure in Hawaii: Phase II

Phase II

As a follow-up to HIPA’s Phase I report issued in 2010, HIPA retained RM Towill to do an assessment of the state’s infrastructure needs for the next 20 years. Please click here to download the full Phase II report, which concludes that the state faces over $15 billion in infrastructure needs through 2034, which, if fully constructed, could result in over $1.7 billion in tax revenue to the state, and lead to the creation of over 212,000 jobs.

2014 Ho‘oulu Leadership Awards: Photos and Videos

2014 Honorees

Mahalo all those who attended the 2014 Ho‘oulu Leadership Awards. Photos from the event are available on Facebook and on Flickr. Videos created by Searider Productions, of the honorees, are available here.

The entire event will be rebroadcasted on ‘Ōlelo 54 at the following times:
Sunday, June 8, 6:00 PM
Saturday, June 14, 11:30 AM
Monday, June 16, 2:00 PM
Friday, June 20, 12:30 PM

Now Available: the 2014 Hawai‘i Directory of Public Officials

Hawai‘i Leaders

Visit d.hipaonline.com from your phone or tablet or pick up a paper copy at the Hawai‘i State Capitol Public Access Room: Room 401, 415 S Beretania St, Honolulu, HI 96813.

2014 HIPA Directory Sponsors

2013 Hawai‘i Healthcare Summit

Mahalo all who attended!


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.

Videos and slides available: 2013 Hawai‘i Healthcare Summit / Hawai‘i Healthcare Project

‘Ōlelo Broadcast: 2013 Annual Leadership Dinner

Tune in and watch the event that took place at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort & Spa on April 15, 2013.

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