About the Journal
ISSN 2641-5216 (Print), ISSN 2641-5224 (Online)
The Hawaiʻi Journal of Health & Social Welfare is a monthly peer-reviewed journal with the aim of advancing knowledge about health and social welfare, with a focus on the diverse peoples and unique environments of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific region.
The lead academic partners are the five units of the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) College of Health Sciences and Social Welfare. This includes the John A. Burns School of Medicine, the Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health, the Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing, the UH Cancer Center, and the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy.
September 2022, Volume 81, No. 9
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Community Perspectives on Contraception in the Context of Zika Virus in American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Lisa Romero DrPH, MPH; Rachel Powell PhD; Charity Ntansah MPH; Hailey Bednar MPH; Caitlin Green MPH; Anna Brittain MHS; Ruben Torrez BS; Irene Barrineau MA; Heather S. Pangelinan MS; Ianeta Timoteo-Liaina MBBS; Luis Garcia, Eva Lathrop MD, MPH
Exploring Foods of the Pacific: Cultural Food Identity in the US Affiliated Pacific Region
Rica Dela Cruz MPH; Eric Wolfe BA, BSN, RN; Kim M. Yonemori BS, RDN; Marie K. Fialkowski PhD, RDN; Lynne R. Wilkens DrPH; Patricia Coleman BS; Sunema Lameko-Mua BS, RN; Emihner Johnson AS, Ed; Daisy Gilmatam BS; Cecilia Sigrah BS; Moria Shomour AS; Shelley Remengesau MS; Julia Alfred BS; Mark Acosta BS; Reynolette Ettienne PhD, RDN; Jonathan Deenik PhD; Tanisha Aflague PhD; Kristina Abello Salazar BS; Rachel Novotny PhD, RDN; Carol J. Boushey PhD RDN
Characterization of Otolaryngology Referrals among Pacific Islanders in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Steven G. Duncan MD; Rodolfo M. Fernandez-Criado MD; Ajay Narayanan MD; Mary P. Chang MD, MPH; William J. Moss MD
INSIGHTS IN PUBLIC HEALTH
Scaling up Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control Actions: The Need for Empowering Youth in the Pacific Region
Si Thu Win Tin PhD; Solene Bertrand MES; Maiwenn Moreau BBAM; Elisiva Na’ati MDiet; Ilisapeci Kubuabola MAppEpi; Amerita Ravuvu PhD