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Hawaii Resources

Hawaiian Weight Management Program Aims for Healthy, Happy Lives
Highlights KÅ«lana Hawaii, a weight management program that helps Native Hawaiians and the medically underserved population on the islands of Oahu and Molokai.
Author(s): Jami Schumacher
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 02/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Native Hawaiian Health Fact Sheet 2015: Volume 2, Family Lifestyle Choices
Focuses on maternal and child health and substance abuse status for Native Hawaiians, including data by county. Covers prenatal care, maternal health, births, alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs. Compares data for Native Hawaiians to state averages.
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Office of Hawaiian Affairs
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Native Hawaiian Health Fact Sheet 2015: Volume 1, Chronic Diseases
Provides an overview of chronic disease status for Native Hawaiians, including breakdowns by county. Covers asthma, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. Compares differences in chronic disease prevalence for Native Hawaiians and the state's overall population.
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Office of Hawaiian Affairs
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Cost-Effective Strategies for Rural Community Outreach, Hawaii, 2010-2011
Compares the cost-effectiveness of three recruitment strategies designed to maximize attendance by older adults and their caregivers at classes on chronic disease medication safety in the three rural counties of Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii.
Author(s): Karen L. Pellegrin, Anna Barbato, R. Scott Holuby, Anita E. Ciarleglio, Ronald Taniguchi
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 11
Date: 12/2014
Type: Document
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Mapping an Emerging National Health Equity Network
Results of an online survey of 256 organizations, conducted from April 2013-May 2014, providing basic demographics and information about partnerships which help advance the health and well-being of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Social Policy Research Associates, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
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Urban and Rural Areas in the State of Hawaii, by County: 2010
Provides state and county-level facts about urban and rural areas of Hawaii, based on 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data. Includes maps showing which areas of the state are classified as rural, urban, or urbanized clusters.
Date: 09/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: State of Hawaii, Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
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The Economic Impact of Hawai'i Critical Access Hospitals on a Community, County, and State
Discusses the importance of a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) to a community, county and to the State of Hawaii. Describes the impact of a CAH on rural development and the economy.
Author(s): Gerald A. Doeksen, Cheryl F. St. Clair, Pamela S. Hartman, R. Scott Daniels
Date: 10/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Hawaii State Office of Primary Care and Rural Health, National Center for Rural Health Works
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ECHO Hawaii
A medical education and mentoring model consisting of a group of clinical and community experts along with telehealth technology to build primary care capacity while improving access to specialty healthcare in rural communities. Offers no-cost CME to participants.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Rural Health Association
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Hawai'i Health Matters
Provides state and county-level information on health indicators for Hawaii, along with promising practices and data reporting tools. Covers demographics, chronic disease, healthcare access, maternal and child health, behavioral health, exercise and nutrition, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Department of Health
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Hawai'i Journal of Medicine & Public Health
Online peer-reviewed journal published monthly focusing on multicultural and environmental aspects of health and human services in the Hawaiian Islands and Pacific Rim region.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
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Last Updated: 6/21/2021