Kona Community Hospital News


Kona Community Hospital Prepares for Major Aircraft Mishap

On July 23, Kona Community Hospital (KCH) leadership and staff activated NIMS incident protocols in response to notification that an incoming Honolulu-bound United Airlines flight had been di ve...
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Hospital Employees Celebrate the Holidays

Kona Community Hospital has been celebrating the holidays by participating in community and hospital events.  On December 13th, hospital employees, affiliate staff, auxiliary volunteers and...
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Hospital Pumpkin Contest Highlights Employees’ Creative

Kona Community Hospital’s (KCH) annual Pumpkin Contest took place today, October 31.  Twenty-two departments participated with a wide array of entries.  With over 400 employees...
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KCH Goes Pink for the Day

Kona Community Hospital (KCH) held its annual Pink Shirt Day on Friday, October 24. This day represents the hospital’s support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.  H...
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Kona Community Hospital Launches Hi-Tech Language Service

Kona Community Hospital (KCH) has launched a wireless video language interpretation service to accommodate patients who have language barriers or who may be deaf or hard-of-hearing.    ...
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Richard McDowell, M.D. – New Medical Director Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital

Richard McDowell, MD, FACEP has accepted the position of Medical Director for the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) West Hawaii Region which includes Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hos...
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Hospital Foundation Receives Donation from Kona Business & Professional Women’s Club

On Tuesday, September 23, The Kona Business and Professional Wom en’s Club presented a generous donation to the Kona Hospital Foundation.  The donation check in the amount of $1000 was pres...
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Kona Community Hospital Participates in DOH Health Fair

On Saturday, August 23, Kona Community Hospital (KCH) took part in the 2014 Depar tment of Health Ho`omaika`i Ola Kino Health and Wellness Fair.   The fair was held at the Kealakekua Ranch...
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West Hawai`i Regional Board Welcomes New Members

Kona Community (KCH) and Kohala Hospitals recently welcomed five new members to the West Hawaii Region Board of Directors as it also bid farewell to outgoing members.  New BOD members...
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Good Samaritan Returns Stolen Golf Cart to Kona Community Hospital

A security department golf cart stolen from Kona Community Hospital (KCH) in early June on was returned last week by Good Samaritan, Ken Koski. The solar powered golf cart, which had just been r...
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