Summary Hawaiian Health Care System
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.
technical resources, training, acts as a clearing house of information
and data regarding health issues and studies related to the Hawaiian
Five Health organizations were created
1) Hui No Keola
Pono - on Maui
2) Ke Ola Mamo - on
3) Hoola Lahui - on
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
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