The Community Health Outreach Work to Prevent AIDS Project (CHOW Project) was established in 1993. The CHOW Project is dedicated to serving individuals, families and communities adversely affected by drug use, especially people who inject drugs, through a participant-centered harm reduction approach. CHOW works to reduce drug-related harms such as but not limited to HIV, hepatitis B/C and overdose. CHOW supports the optimal health and well-being of people affected by drug use throughout the State of Hawaii.
Oahu: Monday thru Friday 9am-2pm at River St. and Vineyard St. in downtown Honolulu. Other locations by request: Mondays Honolulu, Tuesdays Waikiki, Wednesdays Leeward, and 1st & 3rd Thursdays North Shore, 1st & 3rd Fridays Windward. Call 808-853-3222.
Maui: Call 808-264-1982
Kauai: Call 808-651-7213
Hilo: Call 808-895-1719
Kona: Call 808-756-0999
The CHOW Project’s goals are to:
The CHOW Project provides a range of outreach and prevention services for high-risk drug users which include: