In the News

  • The Body Show – November 7, 2016 – The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak on Hawaii Public Radio

Executive Director, Kathleen Stofocik, Queen’s Epilepsy Center, Natalie Morgan-Romain and Dr. Victoria Wong talk about epilepsy and the upcoming Breakthrough Epilepsy Conference. 

Honolulu Professionals Foundation and EFH talk with Taizo about the upcoming Party 4 a Purpose Benefit on Friday, July 1, 2016

Honolulu Professionals Foundation and EFH talk about the upcoming Party 4 a Purpose Benefit on Friday, July 1, 2016

Executive Director, Kathleen Stofocik, provides information about the services EFH provides to the local community. 

Steve Uyehara speaks with the Shimabukuro Family about overcoming the challenges of having a 5 year old son who is living with epilepsy.

  • Living 808  January 25, 2016 – Living 808 on KHON2

Trini talks with Kalani Reyes as he shares his challenges of living with epilepsy along with his mom, Boots Reyes.

The McCarthy Family shares their daughter’s challenges of living with epilepsy. 

Dr. Kore Liow and Dr. Irisa Devine from Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience speak with Executive Director, Kathleen Stofocik about Pediatric Seizure Disorders. 

Executive Director Samantha West, Epilepsy Advocate Kaeu Hussey, and Hawaii New Now’s Jennifer Robbins discuss Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii’s first gala event. 

Sydney Baron has been selected to be the Hawaii ambassador on a national platform about Epilepsy.

All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence talks with Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii’s Samantha West to learn more about the organization. 

The Silva Ohana talk with Grace Lee about Epilepsy Foundation Hawaii’s upcoming Sharon’s ride, run, and walk for epilepsy. 

Lacey Kazama Shimabukuro talks about the importance of raising awareness about epilepsy in the Hawaiian Islands. 

Dr. Kore Liow from Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience, Dr. Eliza Olaru from Queen’s Medical Center and Samantha West from Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii sit down to discuss epilepsy. 

Hawaii News Now’s Jennifer Robbins spoke with Samantha West, executive director of the Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii, to get more details about their services.

The 13th Annual Freedom Run for Epilepsy will be held on July 4th to raise awareness about epilepsy as well as funds for Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii.

2014 Guide to Honolulu Fourth of July Fireworks Shows and Entertainment featuring Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii’s Freedom Run for Epilepsy!

EFH’s Samantha West, executive director, discusses supporting physician directed care, and to exploring and advocating for all potential treatment options for epilepsy, including cannabidiol (CBD) oil and medical marijuana. 

  • On The Move Feb 6, 2014 – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii has announced Samantha West as its executive director.

The Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii presents Sharon’s Ride, Run and Walk Jan. 26 at Diamond Head, starting at 7 a.m.

Reid and Jari Kaneshiro meet the challenge of keeping their children active. No small feat when one has Asperger syndrome and the other a rare form of epilepsy.

If you have ever witnessed a seizure, you know how scary that can be, and for those who have epilepsy, this can affect every area of their life. The Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii is going to help to explain how seizures happen and what we can all do to help those with epilepsy.

Jennifer Robbins is on the Windward side at the starting line of the ‘Freedom Run’, an event put on by the Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii. This event helps to raise awareness about Epilepsy and seizures.

The Shimabukuros discuss their experience with epilepsy.