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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.

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

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

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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

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CASSON Napua 2018

Papa Ola Lōkahi is growing!

Nāpua Casson, kupa of Kamananui, Waialua on the island of Oʻahu, has joined the staff of Papa Ola Lōkahi.

Nāpua graduated from Sacred Hearts Academy and received her bachelorʻs degree in Hawaiian Studies from the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. In 2017, she graduated from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa with her masterʻs degree in Public Health focusing on Native Hawaiian and Indigenous health.

Nāpua is a hula student of nā Kumu Hula Keano Kaʻupu IV and Lono Padilla with Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua. She also feels blessed to be learning the traditional practice of hoʻoponopono as a haumana of Kumu Malina Kaulukukui. She dedicates much of her free time to ʻohana, especially her energetic daughter, and her North Shore community.

Nāpua tells us she was inspired to work in the Native Hawaiian health field while she was in high school.  She will be filling the role of Education and Training Coordinator here at Papa Ola Lōkahi. 

“Working with Hawaiian communities in this way is a dream come true,” enthuses Nāpua.

Join us in welcoming Nāpua!

 

 

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