Affiliation: University of Hawaii
- Building family capacity for Native Hawaiian women with breast cancerNoreen Mokuau
Myron B Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Health Soc Work 37:216-24. 2012..Evaluation of the intervention suggests that it was well received by participants. This work has relevance for social workers wanting to design and test culturally appropriate interventions for minority groups...
- Validating a measure of religiousness/spirituality for Native HawaiiansN Mokuau
School of Social Work, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA
Pac Health Dialog 8:407-16. 2001..However, despite these limitations in design, this study provides empirical support for future research on religiousness and spirituality for Native Hawaiians...
- Culturally based interventions for substance use and child abuse among native HawaiiansNoreen Mokuau
University of Hawaii School of Social Work, 1800 East West Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
Public Health Rep 117:S82-7. 2002....
- Family support for Native Hawaiian women with breast cancerNoreen Mokuau
University of Hawai i, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
J Cancer Educ 22:191-6. 2007..A minority population that experiences a disproportionate burden from cancer is Native Hawaiian women...
- Has social work met its commitment to Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders? A review of the periodical literatureNoreen Mokuau
School of Social Work, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Soc Work 53:115-21. 2008....
- Development of a family intervention for Native Hawaiian women with cancer: a pilot studyNoreen Mokuau
School of Social Work, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
Soc Work 53:9-19. 2008..Steps taken to incorporate cultural values into an intervention also provide a model for other social workers in developing culturally appropriate interventions for minority populations...
- Caregiving and older Japanese adults: lessons learned from the periodical literatureNoreen Mokuau
School of Social Work, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
J Gerontol Soc Work 53:117-36. 2010..Implications for practice with this population are drawn and broad directions for the profession of social work are provided...
- Using a community-based participatory approach to create a resource center for Native Hawaiian eldersNoreen Mokuau
University of Hawaii, School of Social Work, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Educ Health (Abingdon) 21:174. 2008..Yet, concerns exist today for these elders who experience shorter life expectancies, poorer health and greater disability than elders in other ethnic groups in Hawai;i...
- Supports and obstacles to cancer survival for Hawaii's native peopleKathryn L Braun
University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, and Research Co Director, Imi Hale, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
Cancer Pract 10:192-200. 2002..This study used qualitative methods to examine these factors in Native Hawaiian cancer survivors...
- Adversity and resiliency in the lives of Native Hawaiian eldersColette V Browne
Myron B Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Soc Work 54:253-61. 2009....
- Developing a multisite project in geriatric and/or gerontological education with emphases in interdisciplinary practice and cultural competenceColette V Browne
School of Social Work, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 96822, USA
Gerontologist 42:698-704. 2002..This 2-year, multisite, curriculum-development project aimed to increase the pool of professionals trained in geriatric and/or gerontological social work...
- Research on indigenous elders: from positivistic to decolonizing methodologiesKathryn L Braun
Address correspondence to Kathryn L Braun, DRPH, Department of Public Health, Imi Hale Native Hawaiian Cancer Network, University of Hawai i, 1960 East West Road, Biomed D 203, Honolulu, HI 9682 E mail
Gerontologist 54:117-26. 2014..Acknowledgment of historical trauma, life-course perspectives, phenomenology, and critical gerontology should frame future research with, rather than on, indigenous elders. ..
- Factors affecting healthy eating and physical activity behaviors among multiethnic blue- and white-collar workers: a case study of one healthcare institutionJodi H Leslie
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Department of Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal Sciences, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI J H L, R N
Hawaii J Med Public Health 72:300-6. 2013..Knowing differences in influences to healthy eating and physical activity, as well as preferences for worksite wellness programming, among BCW and WCW, is important when planning and implementing worksite health promotion programs. ..
- Why Are Native Hawaiians Underrepresented in Hawai'i's Older Adult Population? Exploring Social and Behavioral Factors of LongevityLana Sue Ka'opua
Myron B Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawai i, 1800 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
J Aging Res 2011:701232. 2011..Indicated is the need for affordable care across the lifespan and health services continuum. Future research might explain behavioral factors as influenced by social determinants, including historical trauma on Native Hawaiian longevity...