Module 1: Native Hawaiians
Module 1 is a collection of Native Hawaiian historical, cultural, and health resources for PIKO researchers and community partners.
- Provide a foundation of Native Hawaiian historical, cultural, and health context for research.
- Describe the Native Hawaiian peoples and way of life through ‘native voices’.
- Appreciate Native Hawaiian history and culture through the lens of experts.
Definition of Native Hawaiians:
A member or descendant of the indigenous Polynesian people of the Hawaiian islands (the Free Dictionary)
Hawaiian Dictionary: Hawaiian Electronic Dictionary – Na Puke Wehewehe Olelo Hawaii
Media Resources & Brief Description: People & Cultures
Ulu’Ulu Hawaii 1
Ulu’Ulu Hawaii 2
[Is Hawaii’s official state archive for moving images located at University of Hawaii – West Oahu. This is a collection of archived file and videotape related to the history and culture of Hawaii]
Media Resources & Brief Description: Health
Native Hawaiian Health and Healing Today
[August 10, 2018 interviews with Native Hawaiian leaders, S LeGare & C. Schlatter, Producers]
National Library of Medicine – Native Voices
[Collection of Interviews with health professionals, community leaders, traditional healers, and others working to improve the health of Native peoples]
Indigenous Wellness Research Institute – National Center of Excellence
[Mahina indigenous scholars share their stories]
Hawaii Health Matters – Native Hawaiians
[Statistics on Native Hawaiians in Hawaii 2019]
PapaOlaLokahi Native Hawaiian Publications
[Native Hawaiian Health Publications]
PapaOlaLokahi – E Ola Mau a Mau – The next generation of Native Hawaiian Health
[The Next Generation of Hawaiian Health]
Meyer, M. A. (2013). Holographic epistemology: Native common sense. China Media Research, 9(2).
[Indigenous holographic epistemology principles and practices]
Lipe, K, Darrah-Okike, J, Lynch, MK, et. al. (2020). Our Hawai’i-Grown truth, racial healing & transformation: Recommitting to mother earth. Association of American Colleges and Universities
[UHM racial health and transformation conference 2020]
Kealiikanaoleohaililani, K, Kurashima, N, Francisco, K.S. et al. (2018). Ritual + sustainability science? A portal into the science of aloha. Sustainability, 10, 3478; doi:10.3390/su10103478.
[Spiritual approaches rooted in Hawaii provide a powerful portal into the science of aloha]
Community 101: An educational program for researchers working in grassroots community: A joint project of RMATRIX & the Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities (CNPHDR)
[5 modules of the program provide an introductory learning opportunity for researchers to understand Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations and their communities]
Book Contributions of PIKO Faculty:
Andrade, N. N. & Bell, C. K. (2011). The Hawaiians. In J.F. McDermott & N.N. Andrade (eds.). People and cultures of Hawai’i: The evolution of culture and ethnicity. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press.
[Niche in understanding the history of 15 different ethnic groups in Hawaii]
Lee, W.K. & Look, M.A. (2017). Hoi Hou Ka Mauli Ola: Pathways to Native Hawaiian Health. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press.
[A pioneering collection highlights the historic and ground breaking work done by doctors, researchers, and health care providers to improve the life of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.]
Palafox, N. & Warren, A. (1980). Cross-cultural caring: A handbook for healthcare professionals in Hawaii. Honolulu, HI: Transcultural Health Care Forum, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii.
[dictionary of medical terminology for each of the major ethnic groups in Hawaii]
Acknowledgements: PIKO supported by grant number U54GM138062, from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).