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DKICP hosts 7th Annual Health Fair at Prince Kuhio Plaza

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Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy presents its 7th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Prince Kuhio Plaza in Hilo.

More than 150 student pharmacists will host education booths, health screenings, and giveaways. There is also live demonstrations, entertainment, a keiki poster contest for elementary and middle school students, and a ÔÇťbrown-bagÔÇŁ station where people are encouraged to bring their non-refrigerated medications for review and consultations with the students, supervised by faculty volunteers who are licensed pharmacists.

Participating organizations include the UH Hilo Center for the Study of Active Volcanoes, Hawai╩╗i Health Connector, Hawaiian Island Aids and HIV, HMSA, Hui Malama Hawai╩╗i, National Alliance of Mental Illness - Big Island, Senior Medicare Patrol, The Arc of Hilo, Partners in Developments, Blue Zone, Ohana Hero Project, Hawai╩╗i District of Health, and Hilo Medical Center.

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