Click here to check out the ASCLS Position Paper on Clinical Laboratory Workforce Shortages

ASCLS-HI mid-year meeting coming up in January 2019.  PACE credits pending approval.  Contact us at hawaiicls@gmail.com to register

Voice, Value, Vision

The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS), as the preeminent organization for clinical 
laboratory science practitioners, provides dynamic leadership and vigorously promotes all aspects of clinical laboratory science practice, education and management to ensure excellent, accessible cost-effective laboratory services for the consumers of health care. We hope this website will be a useful and informative addition to your membership benefits

Core Values
  • Promoting the value of the profession to healthcare and the public; 
  • Uniting the profession to speak with one voice; Advocating on behalf of the profession; 
  • Promoting professional independence; 
  • Enhancing quality standards and patient safety; Ensuring workplace safety; 
  • Providing professional development opportunities; 
  • Promoting expanded roles and contributions of clinical laboratory professionals to the healthcare team; 
  • Increasing the diversity in the profession and expanding the voice and role of under-represented individuals and groups. 


ASCLS-HAWAII is affiliated with the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS). The ASCLS-HAWAII is a part of ASCLS Region X, which include Arizona, California, and Nevada's Societies for Clinical Laboratory Science. Within ASCLS-HAWAII, members are able to discuss local and statewide problems, compare and contrast issues, standards and methodologies of their respective laboratories, and stimulate local/regional interest in the profession. ASCLS-HAWAII produces a newsletter, Kokonut Wireless Nius, to facilitate communications among its members. Workshops and seminars are sponsored to provide continuing education. ASCLS-HAWAII also sponsors an annual continuing education meeting in October of each year. As required by the ASCLS Bylaws, an individual must hold membership at the state and national levels. It is this organizational structure that allows for appropriate channeling of local needs to the national level and national activities and programs back to the individual members.