Welcome, West Hawaii Community Health Center!

We are excited to welcome to our newest partner agency, West Hawaii Community Health Center

Located on the West side of Hawaii Island, WHCHC’s mission is to provide quality, comprehensive, and integrated health services accessible to all who pass through our doors regardless of their ability to pay.  These services are culturally sensitive and promote community well-being through the practice of “malama pono” (caring for others in a way that is right). To learn more, go to https://www.westhawaiichc.org/.

To become a Partner Agency for Hep Free Hawaii, click here.

Free Movie Night on May 19

In honor of National Hepatitis Testing Day and National Asian Pacific Islander HIV Awareness Day on May 19, we are partnering with the Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center to host a free movie night! See press release.

Join us to watch short films featuring local people living with hepatitis or HIV. The screenings will be followed by a panel of the storytellers and filmmaker. By sharing these stories, we can fight stigma and fight hepatitis and HIV!

No RSVP needed. Just come by for pupus, movies, and community! Download and share poster and program.

Fight the Virus, Fight the Stigma!

Sunday, May 19 from 5 - 8 pm

John A Burns School of Medicine

Medical Education Building, Room 315

651 Ilalo St, Honolulu, HI 96813

Directions and Parking

No Restrictions for Hep C

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Great news!

As of January 1, 2019, Hawaii State Medicaid (MedQUEST) has removed requirements on fibrosis and sobriety in its guidance for hepatitis C medications. This is in alignment with recommendations from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and it will provide more people access to life-saving treatment.

We will continue to work with patients, providers, and insurance plans to ensure that these new recommendations are implemented. Please contact us if you would like to report any issues with access.

For more clinician resources, click here.