Health Promotion & Disease Prevention (Niu Department)
Being healthy goes far beyond being disease-free. WHC’s Health Promotion & Disease Prevention program helps patients achieve optimal health outcomes through nutrition. Our Registered Dietitians offer a range of hands-on classes including gardening and weight management classes and healthy cooking demonstrations. Class schedules rotate according to the needs of our patients. CLICK HERE to view current schedule of classes.
Cancer Prevention and Screening (Mamaki Department)
Waimānalo Health Center offers cancer screening and prevention services for cervical and breast cancer for those without adequate medical insurance coverage. In addition to clinical screening and diagnostic services, patients receive case management, counseling and support and health education. Other eligibility requirements apply so please call WHC for more information.
WHC’s Teen Account offers free family planning services for teens, ages 14 – 18. Teens can be seen anytime during WHC business hours. We welcome walk-ins but an appointment is highly recommended. Teen Account services include sex education and awareness, various methods of birth control, pregnancy testing, STD education, screening, and testing. All information is completely confidential.
Health Education (Mamaki Department)
Waimānalo Health Center conducts presentations to increase community awareness and understanding of health and wellness concerns. Our presentations focus primarily on topics such as puberty, abstinence, birth control and family planning.
Eligibility (Mamaki Department)
Our Eligibility Workers are here to help patients reduce barriers and increase access to health care. Our Eligibility Workers will help uninsured patients apply for medical insurance programs such as MedQuest or WHC’s Sliding Fee Scale or through the health insurance marketplace (Hawai`i Health Connector). They can also help patients find and apply for assistance programs to help pay for prescription medication. Click here for more information about Eligibility.
Waimānalo Health Center’s student mentoring program, Kū I Ka Māna, provides a safe, comfortable and fun environment for students to learn about themselves and build character. Kū I Ka Māna means “I stand in reflection of what you have fed me” in Hawaiian. Program mentors lead students in activities that build teamwork and self-awareness. Topics covered in Kū I Ka Māna include healthy lifestyles, good decision-making, healthcare careers and Hawaiian culture. Please call 259-0460 ext 274 for more information.
Waimānalo Health Center WIC (`Uala Department)
Women, Infants and Children, or WIC, is a free food and nutrition program for low-income Hawai`i residents who are pregnant, breastfeeding, just had a baby, or have a child under 5 years old. WIC provides patients with supplemental foods, nutrition education and breastfeeding support. Program income eligibility guidelines and instructions to apply can be found at the State of Hawai`i Department of Health website. Please call 259-7940 to schedule an appointment or for more information. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 7:30am - 5pm, and Saturdays (1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month) from 8am - 12pm.
Houpo Pono (Diabetes Management Classs)
- A 14-week series of diabetes education sessions.
- Learn and share healthy lifestyle tips to manage diabetes and other chronic conditions.
- Food demonstrations and gardening classes - grow your own food!
Next series runs from January 23rd - April 24th, 2018. Classes are every Tuesday from 2:30 to 4:30pm at the health center. Call (808) 259-7948 and ask for Patricia Liang-Tong for more information.
Mālama Pono`ī (Diabetes Prevention Classs)
Mālama Pono`ī participants meet every Tuesday from 10-11:30am at the health center, starting January 23, 2018. You may be eligible for our CDC recognized lifestyle change program if you are:
- 18 years and older
- Overweight (BMI ≥24; ≥22 if Asian)
- Have no previous diagnosis of type 1 or 2 diabetes
- Or, have a history of Gestational Diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy)
Call (808) 259-7948 and ask for Patricia or Sabrina Brown for more information!
Resource Guide for Windward O`ahu: Click on the image above to download our resource guide (PDF), a list of organizations, programs, and services that are available to assist you. If you have questions or need further assistance, please call Waimānalo Health Center Community Services at 259-7848 extension 7435.
Monday: 8am - 8pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 8pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: 8am - 12pm
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