Business leaders, HR professionals and well-being champions have joined forces in worksites across Hawaii in partnership with Blue Zones Project® to make healthy choices easier for their employees. At the first Blue Zones Project Worksite Summit, worksite leaders will come together from across Hawaii to learn how to help their employees live longer, better.

Join us on July 31, 2019 at Hale Koa Hotel.

You’re invited to join in on this opportunity to:     

  • Connect with worksites from across Hawaii to share best practices and advance ideas on how to incorporate a culture of well-being into your workplace environment and surrounding communities.
  • Support new worksites beginning their journey of well-being, while also connecting with seasoned worksites to create an alliance of worksites advancing the health and well-being of employees across the state of Hawaii.
  • Identify solutions and opportunities to overcome obstacles in launching a well-being program at work.
  • Create action plans to implement or advance well-being solutions at your own worksite.

Who should attend:

  • Executive Leaders
  • HR Professionals
  • Well-Being Champions/Teams
  • Well-Being Stakeholders in the community

REGISTER TODAY! Space is limited.


THE EXPERIENCE

At this event, you'll experience worksite transformation leaders as expert speakers, activities designed for networking and collaboration, and dynamic keynote speakers. We’ll also celebrate and learn from those Blue Zones Project Approved worksites. Come and share in the energy!


AGENDA
 
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.   Registration and Light Breakfast / Worksite Exhibition and Networking
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.   Introduction and Level-Setting
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.   Value on Investment of Well-Being Solutions
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.   Morning Breakout Sessions
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Lunch and Approved Worksite Celebration
12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Afternoon Breakout Sessions
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Designing Your Office Space for Employee Well-Being
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.   Working Together for the Health of Hawaii
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Closing and Action Items
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Outdoor Yoga / Working Hour
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Wine @ 5 Pau Hana


BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Morning Breakout Sessions Afternoon Breakout Sessions

→  Why Leadership is Essential to Boost a Wellness Culture
Learn how developing a mission and empowering employees to focus on well-being can drive positive cultural change resulting in higher levels of productivity, employee satisfaction and retention.
Tracie Ann Tjapkes, Adventist Health Castle


→  Beyond Blue Zones Project
Learn how to become a Blue Zones Project Approved worksite and build a sustainable well-being plan for lasting change within your organization!
Carrie Fernandez, Hawaii First Federal Credit Union
Shelly Nitta, Hawaiian Telcom
Mary Ann Otake, Hawaii First Federal Credit Union
Jennifer Peterson, KTA Super Stores


→  Increasing Engagement through Communicating Value
Learn how communicating value of well-being programs at work can increase engagement in programs and drive results.
Brad Watanabe, Berad Studio

→  How to Find "You" in the Midst of "Them"
Learn how promoting work–life balance reduces turnover, improves performance, and lowers the incidences of lateness and absenteeism. Understanding policies and practices that create an enriching working environment help organizations create an environment for employees to thrive.
Dr. Renee Green, University of Phoenix

→  Online Care for Employee Health and Well-Being
Discuss this technology solution to address access to care for employee behavioral health and how employers can leverage this program for their staff, including trends and costs.
Kristine Onaga, HMSA & Natasha Richards, HMSA


→  Beyond Blue Zones Project
Learn how to become a Blue Zones Project Approved worksite and build a sustainable well-being plan for lasting change within your organization!
Carrie Fernandez, Hawaii First Federal Credit Union
Shelly Nitta, Hawaiian Telcom
Mary Ann Otake, Hawaii First Federal Credit Union
Jennifer Peterson, KTA Super Stores


→ Building a Healthy Community Around your Worksite
Learn how your organization can develop community partnerships around your physical location providing long-term benefits to your employees and the community.
Kerinne Smith, Department of Education

→  Getting Fit on the Clock
Explore different ways to bring well-being opportunities and resources to your employees right at your worksite. Maybe it's adding a 5 minute led stretch break to your meetings, a lunch time yoga class in an open conference room, or perhaps implementing walking team meetings.
Tom Peluso, Certified Personal Trainer



SPEAKERS

With locally renowned speakers sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience, this event will connect worksites across the state to share best practices and advance ideas on how to incorporate a culture of well-being into their workplace environment and surrounding communities.

Kaleo Pilanca Tracie Ann Tjapkes Shelly Nitta Dr. Renee Green Brad Watanabe

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS


LOCATION

Venue
Hale Koa Hotel

DeRussy Hall
2055 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI 96815




Parking
If you are driving, parking is located across the street for a validated rate of $7 (cash or credit).

No registration fee:
The event is complimentary for registered guests. Attendees simply cover travel costs. 

How to get there:
If you are flying in for the day, driving directions from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport:
Take H-1 Freeway East, to exit 23 for Punahou Street, toward Waikiki/Moana.
Use the 2 right lanes to turn right onto Punahou Street.
Use the 2nd from right lane to turn right onto South Beretania Street.
Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Kalakaua Avenue.
Turn right onto Ena Road and continue onto Kalia Road.
Hale Koa Hotel is on your right, at 2055 Kalia Road.
 
What to wear:
Feel free to dress in casual attire and make sure to wear comfortable shoes.


WHAT IS BLUE ZONES PROJECT?


 
Blue Zones Project   Brought to Hawaii by HMSA