2. Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians (PI & NA)
Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander refers to persons with ancestry in any of the original peoples of the islands of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia
0.3% of American population
Asian & Pacific Islander Health Forum. (2010)
3. An American of Japanese and European Ancestry Born in Hawaii
Raised in 1950s Hawaii
Moo-moos on Fridays and Leis on King Day
Its not all just beaches and surfing
4. Attitude Toward Health Care
Family of 11
5. Access to Health Care
6. Communication Patterns
Verbal praise and disappointment
7. Relationships Among People
Not touchy feely
8. Similarities Between Our Cultures
Importance of education
Respect for elders
Taro and yams
9. Differences Between Our Cultures
-heenalu-Sliding on a wave
We are touchy feely
How we view biculturalism
10. Implications for Therapeutic Intervention
Brain damage from hypoxia caused by drowning
Celebrating 1st birthdays and valuing elders
American Samoans and football
11. Out of the ShadowsHealth Care Disparity Solutions
Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR)
12. Hawaiian Tutor
Dakine grinds Hawaii mo bettah.
Welcome, goodbye, I love you
The food in Hawaii is really good.
13. Old Hawaiian saying:
If you plan for one year, plant taro.
If you plan for ten years, plant koa.
But if you plan for a hundred years, teach your children.
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