Hawaii

Hawaii Governor Proclaims May as ALS Awareness Month

May 16, 2024 Comments Off on Hawaii Governor Proclaims May as ALS Awareness Month

The ALS Network is grateful to our ohana on the islands for their continuing efforts to raise ALS awareness throughout ALS Awareness Month. Our ALS families on the island gathered…

Benioffs donate $150M to Hilo and Straub medical centers

March 5, 2024 Comments Off on Benioffs donate $150M to Hilo and Straub medical centers

Marc and Lynne Benioff are donating $150 million to two Hawaiʻi hospitals to help ensure continuous health care access in the state, according to a news release Tuesday. The gift…

My ALS Story – The Sy Ohana

September 7, 2023 Comments Off on My ALS Story – The Sy Ohana

In 2020, Elizabeth Sy was diagnosed with ALS. After learning more about the disease, the Sy family connected with ALS Golden West for services and support.  The Sy family also…

A special message about the Hawaii fires and the ALS community

August 22, 2023 Comments Off on A special message about the Hawaii fires and the ALS community

In the past few weeks, individuals and families in Hawaii have experienced devastating wildfires that have claimed more than 110 lives to date while more than 1,000 people remain missing.…

A special announcement from Golden West Leadership

July 6, 2023 Comments Off on A special announcement from Golden West Leadership

As a valued member of our ALS community, we have important news to share with you on behalf of our Board of Directors and leadership team. As of September 1,…

ALS Awareness Month Proclamations and Activities in Hawaii

May 26, 2023 Comments Off on ALS Awareness Month Proclamations and Activities in Hawaii

The Golden West Chapter is grateful to our ohana on the islands for their continuing efforts to raise ALS awareness throughout ALS Awareness Month. Our ALS families on the island…

Spotlight on… Mary and John Patterson

December 7, 2022 Comments Off on Spotlight on… Mary and John Patterson

The 2020 Virtual Hawaii Walk to Defeat ALS is honoring Mary Patterson and her husband John with the ‘Ohana Award this year. Mary and John were very involved in raising…

Spotlight On… The History of Supporting Hawaii’s ALS Community

July 8, 2022 Comments Off on Spotlight On… The History of Supporting Hawaii’s ALS Community

For decades, people with ALS and their families living in the state of Hawaii would have to travel to the mainland in order to have access to care and resources.…

A message from …. José Fajardo: There is hope to end ALS

November 12, 2021 Comments Off on A message from …. José Fajardo: There is hope to end ALS

Aloha, I recently shared my story for the Golden West Chapter’s Walk to Defeat ALS. For the first time ever, teams and participants representing 31 California counties and the entire…