In the News

March 17, 2023

Ho’omaika’i to our Dept. Chair, Dr. Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula!

“We are proud to share that our very own Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula, PhD has been selected to @statnews’ 2023 #STATUSList in recognition of his work in our community. The award celebrates impactful leaders in the life. MORE

July 24, 2022

Congratulations Andrea Hepuapo’okela Hermosura – QHS Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice & Wellness

Andrea Hepuapo’okela Hermosura, PhD, has been promoted to QHS Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice (DEIJ) & Caregiver Wellness. Dr. Hermosura is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of system-wide policies,. MORE

May 26, 2022

JABSOM shares $20 million project to foster diversity in clinical trial research

HONOLULU — Research scientists from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) John A. Burns Medical School (JABSOM) Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH), in partnership with colleagues from nine universities and health care systems,. MORE

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