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"ʻAʻohe ipu ʻōpio e ʻole ka mimino i ka lā.

"No immature gourd can withstand withering in the sun [without care].  No child can get along without adult care."  ʻŌlelo Noʻeau

Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program

Developing a competent healthcare workforce committed to serving the unique needs of Hawaiian communities.

Traditional Healing & Kupuna Program

Supporting the practice, preservation and perpetuation of Hawaiian healing traditions and kupuna knowledge.

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The Next Generation of Hawaiian Health

Improving Native Hawaiian Health and Well-Being

 
 
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I Ola No Emmalani ~ Traditions Across the Life Cycle I Ola No Emmalani ~ Traditions Across the Life Cycle 2017-06-19 - Papa Ola Lōkahi & Daughters of Hawai‘i present an educational series in Hawaiian health traditions across the life cycle in honor of Queen Emma. All presentations will be held in Emmalani Hale at Hānaiakamālama in Nu‘uanu Valley, O‘ahu. ... More detail
Kūkulu Ola Hou - presentation on O‘ahu Kūkulu Ola Hou - presentation on O‘ahu 2017-06-14 - Kealoha Fox, PhD reconstructs the Hawaiian medical inventory based on traditional and contemporary classifications of disease   More detail
Kūkulu Ola Hou series - A Framework for Looking at Ancestral Healing Practices Kūkulu Ola Hou series - A Framework for Looking at Ancestral Healing Practices 2017-05-19 -   TUESDAY, May 23, 2017, 6:00-8:00 PM, Cameron Center, Wailuku, Maui WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017, 5:30-7:30 PM,Kīpuka Kaua‘i, 4530 Kali Rd, Līhue, Kaua‘i        More detail
Nine awarded Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Nine awarded Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship 2017-09-02 - Nine awarded Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 19, 2017  (Kaka‘ako, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i)   Papa Ola Lōkahi is pleased to announce that nine scholars in diverse medical and allied health... More detail
Pule Ho‘ōla kicks off Hawaiian language month Pule Ho‘ōla kicks off Hawaiian language month 2017-02-02 - This Pule Ho‘ōla, Healing Prayer, poetically compares the restoration of a house to the healing of a sick patient.  Slowly, under the care of a kahuna, the patient regains strength.  She is healed! As February is Hawaiian Language... More detail
 

A KaonohiAlexander Friedenburg Ka‘ōhiai Ka‘ōnohi, 1905-1960, was a naturopathic physician, pharmacist and botanist descended from a long line of Hawaiian healers.  He was a pioneer in integrating western and traditional practices into his daily healing work.

Alexander was born April 24, 1905 to James Ka‘ōhiai Ka‘ōnohi and Minnie ‘Awa‘awa Friedenburg. His grandfathers and great-grandfathers were herbal medicine practitioners

His obituary claims he was the only licensed Hawaiian drugless physician in Hawai‘i when he opened up his new clinic, Ka‘ōnohi Naturopathic Clinic, on the corner of Castle and Kapāhulu streets in Honolulu.  He specialized in Hawaiian herb treatments, drugless medicine and bloodless surgery.  He had branches on Maui and Hawai‘i Island, where he saw patients and mentored younger medical and lā‘au lapa‘au practitioners.

Dr. Ka‘ōnohi graduated from the Standard and National College of Drugless Naturopathic Physicians in Chicago with doctorate degrees in naturopathy and drugless medicine, and a masters in natural medicine.  He was also certified in pharmacy.

Dr. Ka‘ōnohi has been an inspiration to the Hawaiian health community for his holistic approach to healing and his commitment to mentoring others striving to serve the greater good.

Thus, Papa Ola Lōkahi has presented the Ka‘ōnohi Award to 64 individuals for their significant contributions to the health and well-being of Native Hawaiians and their families.

Learn more about Dr. Ka‘ōnohi in this 2011 video.

Hau‘oli Lā Hānau, Dr. Ka‘ōnohi!

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Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Native Student Travel Support Application


The American Public Health Association 145th Annual Meeting
Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now

San Diego, California
November 10 - 14, 2018

 

 

 


Purpose
The American Public Health Association (APHA) American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus is proud to offer travel scholarships for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian (AIANNH) students to attend the 145th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Diego, California on November 10 - November 14, 2018.


The APHA AIANNH Caucus Student Scholarship will provide AIANNH students interested in public health with assistance towards the costs of traveling to and attending the APHA Annual Meeting. The APHA Annual Meeting addresses current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health. In addition, it provides numerous opportunities to learn about public health careers, research careers and to network with AIANNH health professional role models and elders.


Eligibility
All AIANNH full time undergraduate, graduate and recent graduate (within 1 year of graduation) students interested in public health are encouraged to apply. Young professionals are also eligible. Past recipients are not eligible.


Requirements
If selected, students must agree to the following:
1) Attend all AIANNH Caucus activities of the APHA Meeting;
2) Attend an APHA AIANNH Caucus orientation;
3) Assist during meeting and Caucus sessions with distribution/collection of materials, moderation, summarizing sessions, taking pictures, etc.
4) Submit a brief newsletter article about APHA experience and a post evaluation of the APHA meeting upon its completion; and
5) Submit APHA Meeting travel-related paperwork upon return.


Application Deadline                        PDF
If you are interested in applying for student travel support to attend the APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition, please complete the attached application form and submit all required items by September 7th 2018.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact APHA American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian Caucus Student Representative This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and Development Chair, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

In Hawai'i, feel free to call the AIANNH Caucus Chair, Babette Galang at 808-597-6550.

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20180822 HURLaneBPapa Ola Lōkahi executive director Sheri-Ann Daniels and the directors of the five Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems are monitoring Hurricane Lane.  We are all taking precautions to assure our clients, patients, and employees are safe, and facilities are secured.

The cone generated by the projected path of Lane indicates all islands will be impacted from Thursday though Saturday.  Expect to experience intense showers and thunderstorms, flooding and high surf.  There is a high likelihood that we will all see winds of 40 MPH or higher.

A HURRICANE WARNING is currently in effect for the Island of Hawai‘i and Maui County, which includes Molokai, Lāna‘i and Kaho‘olawe. 

A HURRICANE WATCH is in effect for O‘ahu and Kaua‘i.

By Thursday, Papa Ola Lōkahi will be closed.  Hawai‘i Island has already cancelled its classes around the island, and the other NHHCSs are expected to announce adjusted hours for the rest of the week.  Please check their respective websites for updates.

Other resources

Your county office of civil defense will have a list of the emergency shelters on each island.

Be safe, stay informed, kōkua one another. 

Ke Akua pū

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