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Date: Friday, April 8, 2016
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo invites the public to a training session on Compression Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) on Tuesday, April 19, from 5-6:30 p.m. in Vulcan Gym.

Captain Chris Honda of the Hawai╩╗i Fire DepartmentÔÇÖs Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Bureau will demonstrate the three essential steps to saving a life during sudden cardiac arrest. Participants will then have the opportunity to practice what they learned.

The session is sponsored by UH Hilo, the Hawai╩╗i Fire Department, and the Hilo Medical Center Foundation.

For more information, call the HMC Foundation at 932-3636 or email

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