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Hirono Announces Over $10 Million for Community Health Centers in Hawaii to Respond to Coronavirus Pandemic

Additional Funding for Community Health Centers Was Included in Third Coronavirus Relief Legislation that Congress Passed in March

ASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) announced that community health centers across Hawaii will receive over $10 million in additional funding to respond to, prevent, diagnose, and treat COVID-19. The funds are available as part of the CARES Act, the third coronavirus relief package Congress recently passed. Community health centers in Hawaii also received about $1 million in funding in the first coronavirus relief package.

“Our community health centers continue to meet the daunting challenge of responding to the coronavirus pandemic. This infusion of funds will provide much-needed resources to a vital health care network,” Senator Hirono said. “Community health centers throughout Hawaii – and all health care providers – need additional support to keep up their work, and we must provide full funding and authorization for community health centers going forward.”

Community health centers receiving new grant funding include the following:

Hoola Lahui Hawaii Kauai Community Health Center:


West Hawaii Community Health Center:


Lanai Community Health Center


Molokai Community Health Center:


Waikiki Health:


Hana Health:


Kalihi-Palama Health Center:


Bay Clinic:


Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center:


Community Clinic of Maui:


Hamakua-Kohala Health:


Koolauloa Health Center:


Waimanalo Health Center


Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services: