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September 3, 2021

$15M, 5-year award to establish the Center for Pacific Innovations, Knowledge, and Opportunities (PIKO)

A $15-million, five-year grant has been awarded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to establish the Center for Pacific Innovations, Knowledge, and Opportunities (PIKO) to improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous. MORE

August 24, 2021

JABSOM’s Department of Native Hawaiian Health partners with Washington State University to combat dementia in Native, Pacific Islander communities

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has awarded a $15 million grant towards a new project battling disparities associated with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander groups, as well as. MORE

July 20, 2021

The Queen’s Health Systems awards four-year, full-tuition scholarships to five incoming JABSOM medical students

  Ho’omaika’i to our 5 new ʻImi QHS Scholars!  We are grateful for the support of Queen’s Health Systems for providing full 4-year scholarships to 11 current JABSOM medical students who are graduates of the. MORE

December 11, 2020

Ho’omaika’i Dr. Kamaka, for 20 years of service!

Instead of a full-seated auditorium there was a collage of faces on Zoom. There was no round of applause but congratulatory comments still flooded a chat box. In a world where many work situations have. MORE

November 19, 2020

NIH awards advance care planning study for Native Hawaiian elders and their families during the pandemic in Hawai’i

Dr. Marjorie Mau along with Dr. Michael Paasche-Orlow  of the Boston Medical Center, and Dr. Angelo Volandes of Harvard and four community partners will co-lead this project. The partners include Kula no nā Po’e Hawai’i. MORE

October 9, 2020

NHH community health elective students get creative amidst the COVID chaos

Dr. Martina Kamaka and students enrolled in the community health elective, “Native Hawaiian Health: Past, Present, Future” (one of the JABSOM community health programs), in collaboration with students and teachers from Ke Kula ʻo Samuel. MORE

September 24, 2020

COVID-19 Hits NH and PI Communities the Hardest

Drs. Kaholokula, Samoa, Miyamoto, Palafox and Daniels in the Hawaii Journal of Health and Social Welfare for a Special Column on COVID-19’s Impact on Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Communities. Click here to read the. MORE

January 10, 2020

Dr. Kalani Brady is Top Doctor of the Year!

Continental Who’s Who lists Dr. Kalani Brady as Top Doctor of the Year in the field of Medicine.  Dr. Brady is Director of Faculty Affairs, Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Associate Professor of. MORE