Ray Higa

Hawaii Department of Health
Ray Higa serves as the Planner for the STD/AIDS Prevention Branch of the Hawaii Department of Health. Mr. Higa has served as the lead administrator of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources and Emergency Act grant to Hawaii for over fifteen years. Mr. Higa has been responsible for Hawaii’s compliance with all Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part B grant requirements. Mr. Higa manages the submission of all required programmatic progress and fiscal reports; monitors the expenditure of grant funds; and monitoring progress toward achieving program goals and objectives. Mr. Higa was also a member of the development team that conceptualized and implemented Hawaii’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program electronic data collection system which is based on the eCOMPAS system from RDE Systems Support of New Jersey.