HAFP Hawaii Update 2018 – Maintaining Our Identity in the Changing Landscape of Medicine @ Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach
Mar 2 – Mar 4 all-day
Kaua`i Pain Conference @ Kauai Marriott Resort
Mar 2 – Mar 3 all-day
Dementia in the Family – Care Options and Resources @ Pearl City Library
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The workshop “Dementia in the Family – Care Options and Resources” is free to the public and will be held in Pearl City to make it easier for people who live in Central and West O’ahu to attend. For caregivers, the organizers can provide day care to allow caregivers to attend.

Join them for an for an insightful presentations and panel discussion on care options for people living with dementia. Guest speakers are Dr. Jessica Barry and Dr. Lois Ricci, along with Gary Powell from the Caregiver Foundation and Kathy Wyatt from Hale Hauʻoli Hawaiʻi. For details and speaker’s bios please download the press release.

  • A continental breakfast will be provided.
  • Free parking is available at Pearl City Library and on Waimano Home Road.

To register, please call Kathy Wyatt at (808) 292-4665 or (808) 798-8706 by February 24, 2018.

Immigration and the Economy Webinar
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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Senators are searching for a bipartisan immigration deal that can get through Congress and win President Trump’s approval. Even if they succeed, though, many challenging questions about long-term immigration policy will remain.

REMI CEO and Chief Economist Fred Treyz, Ph.D. invites you to his webinar presentation on Wednesday, March 6, 2018 from 2 to 3 p.m. EST exploring the future of immigration and its effects on demographics, the labor force, and the economy.

Migration plays an important role in shaping the future workforce and economy. For this presentation, Dr. Treyz will show how dynamic modeling can capture future changes. He will also examine the employment and GDP effects of different types of longer-term reforms, such as increasing the number of visas for high-skilled workers.

There will be an opportunity for Q-and-A after the presentation.

Home Health Review and Correct Reports Webinar
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am

Register for this webinar.

CMS is hosting a webinar on Review and Correct Reports for Home Health Agencies. See the Home Health Quality Reporting Training webpage for details.

Comparative Billing Report on Opioid Prescribers Webinar
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Register for only one date; both sessions will cover the same material.
Join us for a discussion of the Comparative Billing Report on Opioid Prescribers (CBR201801), an educational tool for providers of all specialties who prescribe opioids for Medicare Part D beneficiaries. During the webinar, interact directly with content specialists, including guest speakers from the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and submit questions about the report.
2018 Leadership Series 3 of 3: The Mentor Leader
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Mentoring emphasizes the long-term development of key employees.  Let your best people know that you believe in their long-term success, as well as that of the organization.  This session will help identify your most promotable people and implement a plan for their growth and success.  It will also outline the importance of creating a learning environment to boost employee engagement and sustain strong results.


  • Create a culture and network of people development
  • Identify candidates for succession into leadership roles
  • How to enhance the mentor’s coaching skills
  • Apply the Prince Health Leadership Learning Test
  • The Prince Health Leadership Learning Test
  • Personal development plan of action

This informative session is designed for all home healthcare and hospice executives and managers, including senior leaders, clinical managers, and human resources experts.

Hep Free Hawaii Quarterly Stakeholders Meeting
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm

Tentative Agenda

  • Introductions
  • Program Highlights
  • Mission: Increasing Awareness and Access to Services
  • Strategic Plan!
  • Awareness/Education
  • Prevention
  • Testing
  • Linkage
  • Drug User Health
  • Partner Updates
  • Announcements
GEMS, More Than Just Loss: Dementia Progression Patterns @ Kahala Nui, Diamond Head Room
Mar 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm


The trainer, Dorothy Colby, is a Certified Positive Approach to Dementia Care (TM) Trainer and national mentor, with more than 20 years of professional and personal experience caring for people with dementia. She is Administrator for Hale Ku’ike Memory Care Home in Nu’uanu, where she also trains staff. Positive Approach to Care (TM) seminars, developed by occupational therapist Teepa Snow, provide essential information for families and care partners on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia throughout their journey.

Refreshments will be provided.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to park and register.

Detailed parking instructions will be sent to registrants prior to workshops.

For questions about these workshops, contact Jody Mishan: or (808) 295-2624.

LIFT (Linking Families and Teens) @ Leeward Community College
Mar 10 all-day

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LiFT is a 5-hour program that brings high-schoolers and their parents* together to share family values, strengthen family bonds, and talk about the tough stuff – healthy relationships and sexual health.

Family connection is a super power!  Strong connection and communication between parents* and their children can help prevent and or lower rates or depression, STI transmission, and teen pregnancy, just to name a few!

LiFT is happening near you!  Want to join? Answer these questions and your LiFT facilitator will contact you soon.  

There is no cost to participate.  Each teen will receive $110 and each adult will receive $80 for their full completion in the project.  Also, you can win prizes, eat free food, and receive childcare for younger children.

LiFT is part of a study which involves completing surveys to evaluate the LiFT program.  You may be assigned to the LiFT Program group or the Survey-only group.

*Parent can include: a parent, caregiver, grandparent, aunt or uncle, or another important adult.
**Only one adult per teen will receive $80.