ZIKA VACCINE SHOWS PROMISE

ZIKA VACCINE CANDIDATE


A Zika vaccine candidate developed at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has cleared two preclinical trial hurdles and appears safer than other candidates. Read the story.

AWARD FOR HIV/AIDS SERVICE

AWARD FOR HIV/AIDS SERVICE


Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, Director of the University of Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS, is being recognized with the State’s highest award for care and research in HIV. Shikuma leads the effort to bring new AIDS cases in “Hawaiʻi to Zero”. Read more.

AUNT MINNIE'S PAINTING

100 YEAR-OLD ARTIST REUNITED WITH PAINTING


When she created Awa Kumolu, Aunt Minnie couldn’t imagine it hanging where her grand-nephew would attend medical school. Read how she slowly rose from her wheelchair to stand in front of the painting.