Recognition by the U.S. Congress. HMSA’s Online Care received
a certificate of appreciation in January.
Health 2.0 Hawaii Symposium. In March, HMSA co-sponsored the first
online health care symposium in Honolulu for online care pioneers, users and policymakers
from Hawaii and the Mainland.
Governor’s Innovation Award. HMSA’s Online Care received
a certificate from Gov. Linda Lingle in May.
Ilima Awards. HMSA won two awards from the Hawaii Chapter of the
International Association of Business Communicators in May:
- Island Scene magazine: Award of merit in the color magazine category.
- Chance Gusukuma: Award of merit in the writing portfolio category.
American Heart Association. In June, HMSA was awarded the Champions
of Heart trophy in recognition of its support of the Learn and Live program.
Arthritis Foundation. In July, HMSA was awarded the Reach for the
Stars trophy in recognition of its support of the Let’s Move Together program.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. In appreciation of HMSA’s
sponsorship of Light the Night 2009, HMSA was awarded a plaque in August.
Hawaii Foodbank. In November, HMSA employees statewide donated
$18,825 and two and a half tons of canned goods and other nonperishable foods to
support Hawaii Foodbank during HMSA’s annual holiday food drive.