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Papa Ola Lōkahi

LOCATION: Honolulu, HI, U.S.A.

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Non-for-profit advocacy

FOCUS AREA: Health Care Delivery, Mental health / Psychology, Public Health, Race / Ethnicity

HEALTH EQUITY INITIATIVES: Papa Ola Lōkahi is the Native Hawaiian board health authorized under the federal Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act (P.L. 102-396) and in the State of Hawai'i (HRS 453-2 and HRS 10-18). POL's mission is: To improve the health status and wellbeing of Native Hawaiians and others by advocating for, initiating and maintaining culturally appropriate strategic actions aimed at improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of Native Hawaiians and their 'ohana (families) and empowering them to determine their own destinies.

PROJECT WEB SITES: 'Imi Hale www.imihale.org; Pacific Diabetes Education www.pdep.org; Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program www.nhhsp.org; 'Aha Kāne www.ahakane.org; 'Ahahui o nā Kauka www.kauka.org; Native Hawaiian Health www.nativehawaiianhealth.net; Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems - Ho'ōla Lāhui Hawai'i (Kaua'i & Ni'ihau) www.hoolalahui.org; Ke Ola Mamo (O'ahu) www.keolamamo.org; Hui No Ke Ola Pono (Maui) www.huinomaui.org; Na Pu'uwai, Inc. (Moloka'i & Lāna'i) www.napuuwai.com; Hui Mālama Ola Nā 'Ōiwi (Hawai'i Island) www.huimalamaolanaoiwi.org

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Kim Ku'ulei Birnie
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Papa Ola Lōkahi
894 Queen Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone number: 808-597-6550 x 815