UHA encourages a culture of wellness and community service among our associates. We believe that BETTER HEALTH means a BETTER LIFE for each of us. To this end, UHA is pleased to annually sponsor community events that provide activities promoting better health. In addition, UHA awards each associate up to 8 hours of annual paid leave to participate in approved community services.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
UHA is proud to support the JDRF Hawaii Annual Walk to Cure Diabetes. For more information, visit www.jdrfhawaii.org
Join our efforts to improve the lives of every person affected by type one diabetes by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing the disease.
Annual Blood Drive
There are many ways to save lives and support the community. Donating the gift of blood is a valuable way in which UHA associates give back to our community. A corporate sponsor since 2004, UHA holds approximately 4 blood drives per year. To join us in support of this lifesaving effort, please click www.bbh.org.
Hawaii Initiative to Address Childhood Obesity
Better Health, Better Life…that's what UHA wants for you and your `ohana! For health tips, recipes, and a wealth of resources for parents, teachers, and healthcare professionals, visit the Hawaii 5210 website at www.hawaii5210.com.
To download and print a Hawaii 5210 poster filled with helpful health tips, visit hawaii5210.com/2/about.
The health habits that children adopt today will affect their health as adults in the future. But we know making healthy choices isn't always easy. That's why UHA is joining "America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids" to provide valuable support for parents and guardians. For practical information and tips on healthier diets and eating habits, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.
American Heart Association
Jump Rope For Heart
UHA is the proud local sponsor of American Heart Association's Jump Rope For Heart program, an educational initiative in 2012. For more information, go to News Center.
Oahu Heart Walk
UHA is also a proud annual sponsor of the Oahu Heart Walk, organized by the American Heart Association.
Cardiovascular diseases are America’s number one killer and a leading cause of disability. UHA promotes lowering cardiovascular disease risks in our own company by providing opportunities and rewards for increasing the amount and intensity of physical activity and eating a variety of healthy foods.
For more information on the walk or to donate, please click heartwalk.kintera.org.
March For Babies Walk
UHA partners with the March of Dimes as an annual sponsor of the March For Babies Walk. Funds raised by this event go towards improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. For more information about the March of Dimes walk, please click marchforbabies.org.
According to the statistics from the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million children and adults have diabetes in the United States. Type-two diabetes is a preventable disease. For more information about the Diabetes Walk, please www.diabetes.org.
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