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Summary Hawaiian Health Care System

With congressional passage of the Native Hawaiian Health Act of 1988 and subsequently by the Native Hawaiian Improvement Act of 1992 there was a mandate to establish a heath care service program for the Hawaiian people.

Papa Ola Lokahi

An organization of Hawaiian and Native Hawaiian organizations involved in providing health care services for the purpose of planning or administering programs or portions of programs for the benefit of the Native Hawaiian people. It is an umbrella organization for Native Hawaiian Health Care programs.

It provides technical resources, training, acts as a clearing house of information and data regarding health issues and studies related to the Hawaiian people. 

Five Health organizations were created

1) Hui No Keola Pono - on Maui

2) Ke Ola Mamo - on Oahu

3) Hoola Lahui - on Kaua'i

4) Na Puu'wai - on Lana'i and Moloka'i

5) Hui Malama Ola'Oiwi - on The Big Island - Hawaii 

Each is a 5013C Non profit corporation overseeing health care services for native Hawaiians on each of these islands

Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program

This program operates under the U.S. Public Health Service

Its purpose is to identify Native Hawaiians interested in careers in the health field and providing financial support.

The student then must work within the Hawaiian Health Care System or repay monies given as a loan.

The major granting organization is generally US Department of Health and Human Services and the Bureau of Primary Health Care.

ŠAllco Medical Enterprises, Inc. 2012
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