O’ahu HIV/AIDS Resources

AIDS Surveillance Program

STD/AIDS Prevention Branch

Department of Health

3627 Kilauea Avenue, #306

Honolulu, HI 96816

(808) 733-9010

Type of Organization:  DOH program

Service Area:  Statewide

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Collection, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of epidemiological data regarding AIDS in Hawaii

Coordination with hospitals, physicians, laboratories and other medical facilities to promote accurate and timely reporting of diagnosed AIDS cases

Coordination with other AIDS surveillance programs nationwide

Epidemiology support for public health decision-making




American Red Cross - Hawai'i State Chapter

4155 Diamond Head Road

Honolulu, HI 96816-4417


(808) 734-2101

fax:  (808) 734-8318

Toll free from Neighbor Islands:  800-853-9991 (See listings in Neighbor Island sections)


Type of Organization:  Provides disaster relief and response to emergencies

Service Area:  Statewide

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Presentation on HIV/AIDS for youth, adults and employees

Trains and certifies instructors for "HIV/AIDS Fundamentals" and "HIV in the Workplace"

Educational materials such as videos, brochures and posters available to the public




CHOW Project - Community Health Outreach Workers

33 South King Street, #313

Honolulu, HI 96813

(Also see listings in Neighbor Island sections)


(808) 848-2469

fax:  (808) 842-0838


Type of Organization:  Community outreach for injection drug users

Service Area:  Statewide

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Sterile needle exchange

HIV prevention education for high risk drug users

HIV counseling and testing

Referrals and assistance for drug treatment services

Referrals for other social services




Community Based Programs

The Queen's Medical Center

1301 Punchbowl Street

Honolulu, HI 96813


(808) 547-4762

fax:  (808) 547-4625


Type of Organization:  Home health and social services for people who qualify for Medicaid.

Dept. of Human Services program.

Service Area:  O’ahu

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Services provided to HIV positive persons who are eligible for Medicaid

Case management, Personal care

In-home counseling/training Respite care

Home delivered meals Non-Medicaid transportation

Moving assistance Day health

Supplemental stipend to foster families caring for children with HIV/AIDS




Drug Addiction Services of Hawai'i, Inc. (DASH)

1130 N. Nimitz Highway, #C-302

Honolulu, HI 96817


(808) 538-0704

fax:  (808) 538-0474


Type of Organization:  Substance abuse treatment agency

Service Area:  O’ahu

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Methadone detox and maintenance treatment program

Health education and risk reduction counseling

HIV/AIDS group education

HIV pre and post-test counseling

HIV antibody testing

HIV case management




The Food Basket (aka Save the Food Basket)
Distribution Address:
Church of the Crossroads
1212 University Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96826

808-236-3126 Phone/Fax

www.savethefoodbasket.org or

Mailing Address:
Save the FoodBasket
46-115 Miki Place
Kaneohe, HI 96744

Type of Organization:  Food distribution

Service Area:  O’ahu

Specific nutrition program/delivery

Transportation to doctors




Gay & Lesbian Community Center

2424 South Beretania

Honolulu, HI 96822


(808) 951-7000

fax:  (808) 951-7240


Type of Organization:  Education and referral agency

Service Area:  Statewide

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Support groups Resource Library

Lifeguard HIV prevention program




Hawai`i AIDS Clinical Research Program

Leahi Hospital, Young Bldg. 6th Floor

3675 Kilauea Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96816


(808) 737-2751

fax:  (808) 737-7047


Contact Person:  Cecelia Shikuma, M.D., Program Director

Type of Organization:  University of Hawai’i research program

Service Area:  Statewide

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Federally funded program providing access to clinical drug studies for HIV infected individuals throughout the state




HIV Community Care Program - O’ahu

Adult and Community Care Services Branch

Department of Human Services


(808) 547-4762

Fax:  (808) 547-4625


Type of Organization:  Medicaid waiver program

Service Area:  O’ahu

Eligibility:  HIV positive, Medicaid eligible

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Case Management

Personal Assistance

Private Duty Nursing

Respite Care

Moving Assistance

Home Delivered Meals


Non-Medical Transportation

Adult Day Health

Home Maintenance

Environmental Accessibility Adaptations (EM)

Personal Emergency Alarm Response (PERS)




HIV Counseling & Testing Program - O’ahu

STD/AIDS Prevention Branch

Department of Health

3627 Kilauea Avenue, #305

Honolulu, HI 96816


(808) 733-9281

fax:  (808) 733-9291


Contact Person:  Barbara Brouillet, Program Coordinator

Type of Organization:  DOH program

Service Area:  State wide

Eligibility:  Services are free and anonymous/confidential for anyone 14 years and older

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Individual assessment and risk reduction counseling for individuals seeking HIV screening

State wide pre and post-test counseling for HIV testing

Partner notification services for HIV positive individuals

Referrals to appropriate support groups and other community resources

Technical guidance to medical personnel and others on HIV testing and infection

Call Diamond Head Clinic (733-9281) for testing information, hours and/or appointments




Hospice Hawai'i, Inc.

860 Iwilei Road

Honolulu, HI 96817


(808) 924-9255

fax:  (808) 922-9161


Type of Organization:  Non-profit, Medicare certified hospice

Service Area:  O’ahu

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Specialized nursing, social work, volunteers & other services to terminally ill and families

Care giver program for patients who need care, but wish to remain at home

Bereavement program for loved ones




Kalihi-Palama Health Care for the Homeless Project

350 Sumner Street, Suite 101

Honolulu, HI 96817


(808) 531-6322

fax:  (808) 545-1161


Type of Organization:  Health care

Service Area:  Downtown Honolulu, A'ala Park, Chinatown

Eligibility:  Homeless at time of intake

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Intensive case management for HIV positive homeless people

Sterile needle exchange

Psychiatric services for homeless with and without HIV

Health clinic for homeless with and without HIV




Ke Ola Mamo

Lei Avenue

1505 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 300

Honolulu, HI 96817


(808) 845-4646

fax:  (808) 550-0886


Type of Organization:  Native Hawaiian health care system

Service Area:  O’ahu

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

HIV counseling and testing, Monday thru Friday, 8 am to 6 pm

HIV prevention through education to community groups

Prevention Case Management (PCM) referrals

Support groups for local mahu

Transportation to groups and services




Kokua Kalihi Valley Health Center

1846 Gulick Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96819


(808) 848-0976

fax:  (808) 845-0979


Type of Organization:  Health Clinic

Service Area:  Kalihi Valley area

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

HIV /STD prevention education and counseling

HIV testing and counseling





Life Foundation - AIDS Services & Education for the Community

677 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 226

Honolulu, HI 96813-5405


(808) 521-2437

fax:  (808) 521-1552 (Services)

fax:  (808) 521-1279 (Administration)


Type of Organization:  AIDS service organization

Service Area:  O’ahu

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Client services - Free, confidential support services for men women and children with HIV/AIDS including :

Case Management

Newsletter:  LIFEbeat, The Newsletter of the Life Foundation, Honolulu, Hawai’i


Support Groups

Massage therapy & haircuts

Legal groups

Benefits assistance

Recreation programs

Volunteer assistance

Weekly lunches & dinners

In-home support

Hawaiian HIV case management

"Living Well" education forums

Food and nutrition assistance PLUS (Positive Living for Us) seminars

Emergency financial assistance

Referrals for housing, medical, dental

HIV prevention services :

Health education/risk reduction for youth at risk, gay and bisexual men, gay and bisexual Asian/Pacific Islander men, women, transgendered people, injection drug users

Outreach HIV antibody counseling and testing for men who have sex with men, and individuals who are transgendered male to female

Educational presentations in schools, the workplace, and to community groups

Speakers bureau of HIV positive men and women

"Bloodstream Follies" HIV prevention comic book

AIDS resource library

Protected sex kits

HIV telephone infoline

Educational materials for all age groups

International education services:

Comprehensive HIV/AIDS training to health educators, health care providers and Policy makers from the Asia/Pacific Region including:

Training seminars for Japanese nurses and other medical professionals

Peer education programs for Japanese professionals

Research on HIV/AIDS curricula and training methodologies for non-western communities




PWAC (People with AIDS Coalition)

P.O. Box 22306

Honolulu, HI 96823


(808) 942-7922


Type of Organization:  All volunteer organization for advocacy, self-development and education

Service Area:  O’ahu

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services

Quarterly newsletter




Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center

86-260 Farrington Highway

Waianae, HI 96792


(808) 696-1530

fax:  696-1533


Type of Organization:  Health clinic

Service Area:  Waianae Coast

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

HIV prevention education and risk reduction counseling in the community or clinic

Free and anonymous HIV antibody counseling and testing

Open Saturdays and by appointment



Waikiki Health Center

277 Ohua Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96815


(808) 922-4787

fax:  (808) 922-4950


Type of Organization:  Health care and social services

Service Area:  Island of O’ahu

HIV/AIDS Programs & Services:

Street outreach/case management for women at high risk for HIV

Street outreach/HIV prevention education/case management for runaway/throwaway street youth in Waikiki

Outreach/mobile health care/HIV prevention education/case management for unsheltered homeless on O’ahu

HIV prevention education for general public

Statewide hotline for HIV/STD information

Free and anonymous HIV antibody counseling and testing

Low cost HIV antibody counseling and testing available

Free or low cost screening, diagnosis and treatment of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia

Free or low cost general medical care, including care for HIV positive individuals







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