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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.

‘Imi Hale

Supporting Hawaiian-serving health agencies in research, education and training

Traditional Healing & Kupuna Program

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

Census Information Center

Designated a Census Information Center, focused on collecting and sharing demographic data relevant to Native Hawaiians

Improving Native Hawaiian Health and Well-Being

 
 
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Niu Maka – Coconut Wireless 

Niu maka o nōla‘ela‘e. Green coconuts for a clear vision.

Clearinghouse of Hawaiian Health resources

News

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

Videos

I Mauli Ola Visions of Hawaiian Health and Well Being from Scott Wong on Vimeo.

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Hawaiians of old were in constant pursuit of learning, of improving their understanding of, and connection to, the world around them. From the ecological (i.e., building of fishponds) to traditional healing practices, there is evidence of the great intellect of our kūpuna. Their actions yielded value in their daily lives and created a healthy, vibrant lāhui.

Through the active use of traditional customs, beliefs and practices in their daily lives, indigenous communities have begun to further validate the moʻolelo of ancestors. Many of us are using the words from the past to describe our existence for the modern-day Hawaiian and helping to lay the pathway forward to create our own value and story as kānaka. 

The incorporation of Hawaiian practices integrated into our lives start with taking a true and honest assessment of yourself, your ʻohana and your communities. Like other indigenous cultures, the key is acknowledging where you stand, NOW. It is about understanding what is going on in our lāhui and what you will do and stand for.

That is the kāhea I have for our people….if we say we are Native Hawaiian, then our actions need to parallel those statements and not because we can check a box or can qualify for benefits but because in our naʻau we ARE.

E Ola Mau,

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