Health Disparities Research Center

Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders

Intercultural Cancer Council – Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders & Cancer Fact Sheet: The ICC promotes policies, programs, partnerships, and research to eliminate the unequal burden of cancer among racial and ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations in the United States and its associated territories http://www.iccnetwork.org/cancerfacts/HawaiianPacIslFactSheetJan2011RevPost.pdf

U.S. Census Bureau – The American Community Survey, Pacific Islanders 2004:
http://www.census.gov/prod/2007pubs/acs-06.pdf

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – Office of Minority Health: Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders Profile http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=3&lvlid=65

 

Updated: August 2014

Native Hawaiian man

Photo credit: R.J. Malfalfa

Native Dancers

photo credit: Steve Bowen

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