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DOH MEDIA ADVISORY: Hawaii State hospital unveils master plan for Kaneohe campus

Posted on Sep 21, 2015 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

Event:                News Conference on Hawaii State Hospital Master Plan

Description:      The Hawaii State Department of Health has updated its master plan to address the increasing patient census, high percentage of high-risk patients, and employee safety issues. The Hawaii Department of Health will show how the new master plan is designed to improve safety for patients, staff, and the surrounding community.

Date:                  Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Time:                 10 a.m.

Location:           Hawaii State Hospital

45-710 Keaahala Road
Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744

Names of reporters and camera crew are required in advance. Please contact Janice Okubo at 586-4445 no late than 9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22. Media will be escorted from the security guard station to the Goddard building on the hospital campus. Please check in at the guard station.                        

Speakers:       — Virginia Pressler, M.D., Director, Hawaii State Department of Health

— Sen. Jill Tokuda, Chair, Senate Ways & Means Committee (Senate District 24 Kaneohe, Kaneohe MCAB, Kailua, Heeia, Ahuimanu)

— Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair, House Health Committee

— William May, Administrator, Hawaii State Hospital

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Media Contact:

Janice Okubo

Phone: (808) 586-4445

Cell: (808) 368-6006