The Health of Hawaiʻi’s People
What’s it Going to Take?
INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI
PBS Hawaiʻi is asking What’s it Going to Take?, in an ongoing series of live televised forums seeking to galvanize decision-makers, communities and all of us to make life in Hawaiʻi better. This special edition of INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI drills down on The Health of Hawaiʻi’s People.
A grim truth lies beneath the surface of Hawaiʻi’s four years of accolades as the healthiest state in the country. Hawaiʻi Community Foundation’s CHANGE Framework data shows that when income, neighborhood and ethnicity are factored in, almost one-third of island residents have high blood pressure – and residents in low-income areas on all islands live shorter lives. What’s it going to take to create a healthier Hawaiʻi?
For more information on the Change Framework, visit: https://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/about-change.