Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hawaii
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cultural Dance Program Improves Hypertension Management for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders: a Pilot Randomized Trial
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine, 677 Ala Moana Blvd, Ste 1016B, Honolulu, HI, 96813, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities . 2015
  2. pmc The effects of perceived racism on psychological distress mediated by venting and disengagement coping in Native Hawaiians
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, USA
    BMC Psychol 5:2. 2017
  3. pmc Sociodemographic, behavioral, and biological variables related to weight loss in native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawai i, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E196-203. 2013
  4. pmc A family and community focused lifestyle program prevents weight regain in Pacific Islanders: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:386-95. 2012
  5. pmc Association between perceived racism and physiological stress indices in Native Hawaiians
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 651 Ilalo Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Behav Med 35:27-37. 2012
  6. pmc Effects of perceived racism and acculturation on hypertension in Native Hawaiians
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, 651 Ilalo Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Hawaii Med J 69:11-5. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Association between acculturation modes and type 2 diabetes among Native Hawaiians
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Mnoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:698-700. 2008
  8. pmc Pacific Islanders' perspectives on heart failure management
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    University of Hawai i at Manoa, John A Burns School of Medicine, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, Honolulu, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 70:281-91. 2008
  9. pmc Ethnic differences in the relationship between depressive symptoms and health-related quality of life in people with type 2 diabetes
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiin Health, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Ethn Health 11:59-80. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic-by-gender differences in cigarette smoking among Asian and Pacific Islanders
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Imi Hale Native Hawaiian Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training Network, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:275-86. 2006

Collaborators

  • Andrew Grandinetti
  • Claire Hughes
  • Pebbles Fagan
  • Dennis R Trinidad
  • Thaddeus A Herzog
  • Pallav Pokhrel
  • Thomas A Wills
  • J David Curb
  • Stefan Keller
  • Beatriz L Rodriguez
  • Jana Kaida Silva
  • JoAnn U Tsark
  • Claire K M Townsend
  • Gregory G Maskarinec
  • Adrienne Dillard
  • Claire Townsend Ing
  • Sheryl R Yoshimura
  • Donna Marie Palakiko
  • Guangxing Zhang
  • Mapuana Ck Antonio
  • Bridget Puni Kehauoha
  • Mapuana de Silva
  • Todd Seto
  • Mele A Look
  • B Puni Kekauoha
  • Marjorie K Mau
  • Andrea H Nacapoy
  • Kevin Cassel
  • Kathryn L Braun
  • Mapuana Antonio
  • DeAnna Basques
  • Hyeong Jun Ahn
  • Ka Imi A Sinclair
  • Diane Paloma
  • Robin E S Miyamoto
  • Kelsea K Hosoda
  • Alika K Maunakea
  • Mililani Trask-Batti
  • Mele Look
  • Kalehua Tolentino
  • Marjorie L Mau
  • Ka imi Sinclair
  • Erin P Saito
  • Kau i N Baumhofer
  • Margaret R West
  • Melaia Patu
  • Andrea Nacapoy
  • Charles Rose
  • Kaimi Sinclair
  • Henry Gomes
  • K Mau Marjorie
  • Margaret West
  • Adrienne Y Dillard
  • Pollie Bith Melander
  • Hanalei Abbott
  • Sheri Kent
  • Donna Palakiko
  • JoHsi Wang
  • Erin Saito
  • Sean W Mosier
  • Alohanani Jamais
  • Anne Leake
  • Jimmy Thomas Efird
  • Andrea Siu
  • Kanani Texeira
  • Andrea Macabeo
  • Chieko Kimata
  • Sean Mosier

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Cultural Dance Program Improves Hypertension Management for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders: a Pilot Randomized Trial
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine, 677 Ala Moana Blvd, Ste 1016B, Honolulu, HI, 96813, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities . 2015
    ..A pilot study was done in Honolulu, Hawaii, to test a 12-week hula-based intervention, coupled with self-care education, on blood pressure management in NHPI with hypertension in 2013...
  2. pmc The effects of perceived racism on psychological distress mediated by venting and disengagement coping in Native Hawaiians
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, USA
    BMC Psychol 5:2. 2017
    ..Elucidating modifiable factors for intervention to reduce the adverse effects of racism on psychological well-being is another avenue to addressing health inequities...
  3. pmc Sociodemographic, behavioral, and biological variables related to weight loss in native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawai i, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E196-203. 2013
    ..We examined socio-demographic, behavioral, and biological factors related to ≥3% weight loss in 100 overweight/obese NHs/PIs who completed a lifestyle intervention...
  4. pmc A family and community focused lifestyle program prevents weight regain in Pacific Islanders: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:386-95. 2012
    ..02) more likely to have maintained their initial weight loss than SBP participants. The pilot PLP shows promise as a lifestyle intervention to address the obesity disparities of Pacific Islanders and thus warrants further investigation...
  5. pmc Association between perceived racism and physiological stress indices in Native Hawaiians
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 651 Ilalo Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Behav Med 35:27-37. 2012
    ..Racism appears to be a chronic stressor that can "get under the skin" of Native Hawaiians by affecting their physical health and risk for stress-related diseases, possibly, through mechanisms of cortisol dysregulation...
  6. pmc Effects of perceived racism and acculturation on hypertension in Native Hawaiians
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, 651 Ilalo Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Hawaii Med J 69:11-5. 2010
    ..To examine the effects of perceived racism and acculturation on the hypertension status of Native Hawaiians...
  7. doi request reprint Association between acculturation modes and type 2 diabetes among Native Hawaiians
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Mnoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:698-700. 2008
    ..To examine the association between acculturation modes (integrated, assimilated, traditional, and marginalized) and type 2 diabetes prevalence in Native Hawaiians...
  8. pmc Pacific Islanders' perspectives on heart failure management
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    University of Hawai i at Manoa, John A Burns School of Medicine, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, Honolulu, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 70:281-91. 2008
    ..To identify the health beliefs, attitudes, practices, and social and family relations important in heart failure treatment among Pacific Islanders...
  9. pmc Ethnic differences in the relationship between depressive symptoms and health-related quality of life in people with type 2 diabetes
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiin Health, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Ethn Health 11:59-80. 2006
    ..To examine ethnic differences in the relationship between depressive symptoms and specific aspects of heath-related quality of life in people with type 2 diabetes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic-by-gender differences in cigarette smoking among Asian and Pacific Islanders
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Imi Hale Native Hawaiian Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training Network, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:275-86. 2006
    ..having quit) or in the duration of years spent smoking. The results of the present study have important implications for smoking prevention programs among men and women in three distinct Asian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups...
  11. pmc Biological, psychosocial, and sociodemographic variables associated with depressive symptoms in persons with type 2 diabetes
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Psychology, Native Hawaiian Health Research Project, Pacific Biomedical Research Center, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawai i, USA
    J Behav Med 26:435-58. 2003
    ..The association between CES-D and SF-36 scores was moderated by HbA1c, sex, education, marital status, and social support. The implications and limitations of these results were discussed in the context of past studies...
  12. pmc Community-Based Participatory Research Integrates Behavioral and Biological Research to Achieve Health Equity for Native Hawaiians
    Claire K M Townsend
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Manoa, 651 Ilalo Street, MEB 307L, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:ijerph13010004. 2015
    ..CBPR may be an important tool in providing communities the voice and protections to participate in studies requiring biospecimens. ..
  13. pmc Partnerships to address obesity disparities in Hawai'i: the PILI 'Ohana Project
    Andrea H Nacapoy
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Hawaii Med J 67:237-41. 2008
    ..The paper concludes with a brief summary of the authors' thoughts about CBPR partnerships from both the academic and community perspectives...
  14. pmc Native and Pacific health disparities research
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, USA
    Hawaii Med J 67:218-9, 222. 2008
  15. pmc Social Support Groups in the Maintenance of Glycemic Control after Community-Based Intervention
    Claire Townsend Ing
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Manoa, 651 Ilalo Street, MEB 307L, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Diabetes Res 2016:7913258. 2016
    ..The SSG group had a significant decrease in systolic blood pressure from 3-month to 6-month assessment while the control group did not. Study limitations and future directions are discussed. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship of blood pressure with degree of Hawaiian ancestry
    Andrew Grandinetti
    Pacific Biomedical Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:221-8. 2002
    ..These results suggest that percentage of Hawaiian ancestry may act as a marker for important cultural or genetic risk factors for hypertension...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes and glucose intolerance in an ethnically diverse rural community of Hawaii
    Andrew Grandinetti
    University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A Burns School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:250-5. 2007
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  18. pmc Patient perspectives on the Hula Empowering Lifestyle Adaptation Study: benefits of dancing hula for cardiac rehabilitation
    Gregory G Maskarinec
    University of Hawai i, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Health Promot Pract 16:109-14. 2015
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  19. pmc The PILI 'Ohana Project: a community-academic partnership to achieve metabolic health equity in Hawai'i
    Joseph Keawe aimoku Kaholokula
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, HI JKK, CKMT
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 73:29-33. 2014
    ..Highlighted in this article is how scientific discoveries can have a real-world impact on health disparate populations by integrating community wisdom and academic expertise to achieve social and health equity through research. ..
  20. pmc Cardiometabolic health disparities in native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders
    Marjorie K Mau
    Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 31:113-29. 2009
    ..More experimental intervention studies are needed to examine promising approaches to reversing the rising tide of cardiometabolic health disparities in NHOPI...
  21. pmc The PILI@Work Program: a translation of the diabetes prevention program to Native Hawaiian-serving worksites in Hawai'i
    Claire K M Townsend
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Manoa, 677 Ala Moana Blvd, Suite 1016, Honolulu, HI, 96813, USA
    Transl Behav Med 6:190-201. 2016
    ..PILI@Work initiated weight loss in Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders. DPP-LI translated to worksite settings and tailored for specific populations can be effective for addressing obesity. ..
  22. pmc Self-Reported Experiences of Discrimination and Depression in Native Hawaiians
    Mapuana Ck Antonio
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, HI MCKA, CTI, KK
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 75:266-72. 2016
    ..These findings are consistent with other studies that have focused on the effects of discrimination on psychological wellbeing for other ethnic minority populations. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in perinatal outcome of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Jana Kaida Silva
    Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, 677 Ala Moana Blvd, Suite 1016B, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2058-63. 2006
    ..S., little is known about the risk for adverse perinatal outcomes in these populations. We sought to examine ethnic differences in perinatal outcome among Asian and Pacific-Islander women with GDM...
  24. pmc Kumu hula perspectives on health
    Mele A Look
    Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparity Research, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI MAL, MDS, TS, MLA, JKK
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 73:21-5. 2014
    ..When care is taken to preserve its cultural integrity, hula may be an effective integrated modality for interventions designed to improve health and wellness. ..
  25. pmc Social Network Characteristics, Social Support, and Cigarette Smoking among Asian/Pacific Islander Young Adults
    Pallav Pokhrel
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 57:353-65. 2016
    ..Higher perceived social support was associated with lower recent smoking among East Asians and Filipinos but not Native Hawaiians. Implications are discussed with regard to smoking prevention and cessation among A/PI. ..