Healthcare services at reasonable cost is topic
Providing healthcare services at a reasonable cost will be the topic in Pahoa this week for the Governor's East Hawai'i Community Advisory Council that will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Pahoa Community Center.
The public is invited to hear state Health Planning and Development Agency Administrator Ronald Terry address the community advisory council. Terry will talk about the role his agency plays in promoting accessibility to quality healthcare services and then take questions. He will also cover the certificate-of-need process.
Gov. Linda Lingle created community advisory councils to give the Neighbor Islands a stronger voice in state government.
Anyone requiring special assistance or accommodations to participate at this meeting may call 808-974-6262. For more information on Neighbor Island Community Advisory Councils, visit the governor's Web site at www.hawaii.gov/gov.