Nation of Hawaii Fact Book
NATION OF HAWAI’I features programs and policies that will help us achieve our goals, and are defined by the agreements we enter into that address Hawaiian health and well-being.
Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act (42 USC 122) is national in scope.
Coordinate, implement and update a Native Hawaiian comprehensive master plan designed to promote comprehensive health promotion and disease prevention services to improve and maintain the health status of Native Hawaiians.
Conduct training for Native Hawaiian care practitioners, community outreach workers, counselors, and cultural educators to educate the Native Hawaiian population regarding health promotion and disease prevention.
Identify and perform research into diseases that are most prevalent among Native Hawaiians.
Develop an action plan outlining the contributions that each member organization of Papa Ola Lōkahi will make in carrying out in the policy of the NHHCIA.
Serve as a Clearinghouse for (1) collecting and maintaining data associated with the health status of Native Hawaiians; (2) identifying and researching diseases affecting Native Hawaiians; and (3) collecting and distributing information about available Native Hawaiian project funds, research projects and publications.
Coordinate and assist health care programs and services provided to Native Hawaiians.
Administer special projects.
Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 74, SD1 (2018): An Assessment of the Impact on Social, Financial, and Cultural Integrity of Providing Health Coverage for Certain Native Hawaiian Culture-Based Activities.
Nation of Hawaii’s mission is to restore, maintain and preserve the sophisticated religion, language and culture of the Native Hawaiian people, who prior to the overthrow, lived in a highly organized, self-sufficient, subsistent social system based on Communal Land Tenure. (pre-mahele)