The Hawaii chapter offers professional development programs to sharpen your public relations expertise. Participating in our activities puts you in touch with the state's top professionals, helping you to stay at the forefront of our industry.
Learn about the latest issues and trends impacting the public relations industry at monthly professional development programs featuring prominent local and national speakers. The meetings, typically held on the third Wednesday of the month, are open to everyone. Discounted PRSA and PRSSA member rates are provided.
These programs provide a forum to discuss public relations strategies, tactics and current issues. They also offer tremendous networking opportunities, aiding you in expanding your circle of colleagues and professional contacts.
Board members are eager to hear feedback and serve as mentors to help new members get better acquainted with the chapter, its programs and activities.
To make suggestions for professional development opportunities, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRSA Hawaii May Program: "Lobbying for Hawaii's Healthcare Future"
Join PRSA Hawaii as we learn how the PR and the healthcare lobbying world is constantly trying to get over hurdles to bring Hawaii's future better in every way.
This is a must-attend event for professionals of all levels! Don't miss it!
George W. Greene, Esq.
President & CEO
Healthcare Association of Hawaii
George has been the President & CEO of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii since September 1, 2009.
Prior to joining the Healthcare Association of Hawaii, George was the Region IX Executive of the American Hospital Association, working on advocacy and membership relations with hospital executives in Hawaii, California, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and Nevada.
Mr. Greene holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with a minor in Communications from Clemson University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Tennessee College of Law. The not for profit Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) has been the leading voice of healthcare in the state since 1939.
The Healthcare Association of Hawaii’s 180 member organizations include all of the acute care hospitals in Hawaii, all public and private skilled nursing facilities, all the Medicare-certified home health agencies, all hospices, all assisted living facilities, durable medical equipment suppliers and home infusion/pharmacies. Members also represent other healthcare providers from throughout the continuum of care, including case management, air and ground ambulance, blood bank, dialysis, and more.
The primary focus of HAH is working with healthcare executives and their 20,000 employees on vital industry issues such as advocacy (in DC and Hawaii), quality and reimbursement improvement, strategic education, emergency preparedness, public relations, shared savings and reducing costs.
In a time of unprecedented change in healthcare, The Healthcare Association of Hawaii is committed to working with providers across the continuum of care toward a healthcare system that offers the best possible quality of care to the people of Hawaii.
11:30 a.m. Registration & Networking
12:00 p.m. Program & Lunch
Seating is limited with registration available via Eventbrite only.
Free parking is available at Ward Entertainment Center or surrounding Ward Village parking lots.