1. Healing power of hula shared at Smithsonian Festival


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    The University of Hawaii at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine's Department of Native Hawaiian Health shares the healing power of hula at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, June 27-July 8,2012.

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    • Native Hawaiian health focus of new degree


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      The University of Hawaii at Manoa is now offering a new master’s degree in public health specializing in Native Hawaiian and indigenous health. Read the full story on the University of Hawaii news site at http://www.hawaii.edu/news/2013/03/11/native-hawaiian-health-focus-of-new-degree/

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      • Journey to Justice : A Conversation with Dr. Kekuni Blaisdell (Part 1 of 2)


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        Running Time: approx. 27 min. Dr. Kekuni Blaisdell is professor emeritus of Medicine at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s (UHM) John A Burns School of Medicine, consultant in the Department of Native Hawaiian Health (UH), and co-founder of E Ola Mau, an organization of Hawaiian health professionals. Joining the Hawaiian sovereignty movement in the 1980s, Blaisdell became one of the founders of Ka Pakaukau (a pro-independence organization) and was the convenor of the Ka Ho’okolokolonui Kanaka Maoli: 1993 The Peoples’ International Tribunal Hawaii (often referred to as the Kanaka Maoli Tribunal). In part 1, Dr. Blaisdell reflects on his life, his research on the health conditions of Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian), and his advocacy for an independent Hawaiian nation.

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        • Legislature receives landmark report on health of Native Hawaiians, Filipinos and Pacific Islanders


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          Four committees of the Hawai`i State Legislature recognized the importance of a new assessment of health in Hawai`i by jointly sponsoring a public briefing to receive the data on September 24 at the State Capitol Building. The University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and its community partners presented the “Assessment & Priorities for Health and Well-Being of Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Peoples.” The study is the result of two years of work, and the most comprehensive collection of data focusing on what is working and what challenges remain in the health status of Native Hawaiians, Filipinos, Samoans, Tongans, Guamanian/Chamorro, Micronesians (Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Marshall Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) and Fijians, who collectively represent a significant portion of Hawai`i’s population.

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          • Check-Up


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            A week-long health series begins with a check up on the condition of native Hawaiian health. 20090810

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