Noreen Mokuau, DSW
Henke Hall Rm. 224A
Website: Visit the Ha Kupuna Website at: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hakupuna/
D.S.W., Social Welfare, University of California, Los Angeles, 1982.
M.S.W., Social Work, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, 1977.
B.A., (Psychology, High Honors), University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, 1975.
Asian/Pacific Islander Health Issues.
Publications & Presentations
|Articles in Refereed Journals|
|(in press)||Mokuau, N. & Braun, K. A psychosocial intervention with cultural implications for Native Hawaiian women with breast cancer. Health and Social Work.|
|Kaʻopua, L., Braun, K., Browne, C., Mokuau, N. & Park, C-B. Why are Native Hawaiians underrepresented in Hawaiʻiís older adult population? Exploring disparities of Hawaiian elders. Journal of Aging Research. Pp. 1-8.
|Mokuau, N. Culturally-based solutions for Native Hawaiians. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work.|
|Duponte, K., Martin, T., Mokuau, N. & Paglinawan, L. ʻIke Hawaiʻi: A training program for working with Hawaiians. Journal of Indigenous Voices in Social Work, 1: 1-24.|
|Mokuau, N. & Tomioka, M. Caregiving and older Japanese adults: Lessons learned from the periodical literature. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 53:117-136.|
|Browne, C.V., Mokuau, N. & Braun, K.L. Ola Pono Na Kupuna (Life and Health of our Elders): Resiliency and adversity in the lives of Native Hawaiians. Social Work, 54: 253-261.|
|Mokuau, N., Browne, C., Choy, L. & Braun, K. Using a community-based participatory approach to create a resource center for Native Hawaiians elders. Education for Health, 3,
|Choy, L., Mokuau, N., Browne, C.V. & Braun, K.L. Engaging the community to establish Ha Kupuna: National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders. Journal of Native Aging & Health, 3.|
|Mokuau, N., Garlock-Tuialiʻi, J., & Lee, P. Has social work met its commitment to Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders: A review of the periodical literature, Social Work, 53, 115-121.|
|Mokuau, N., Braun, K.L., Wong, L., Higuchi, P., & Gotay, C. Development of a family intervention for Native Hawaiian women with cancer: A pilot study. Social Work, 53, 9-19.|
|Browne, C.V. & Mokuau, N. Preparing students for culturally competent practice among ethnic minority elders. Educational Gerontology, 34, 306-327.|
|Mokuau, N. & Braun, K. L. Native Hawaiian women with breast cancer. Journal of Cancer Education, 22, 191-196.|
|Braun, K.L., Mokuau, N., Hunt, G., Ka?anoi, M. & Gotay, C. Supports and obstacles to cancer survival for Hawaiʻi `s indigenous people. Cancer Practice, 10(4), 192-200.|
|Browne, C.V., Braun, K.L., Mokuau, N. & McLaughlin, L. Developing a multisite project in geriatric and/or gerontological education with emphasis in interdisciplinary practice and cultural competence. The Gerontologist, 42(5), 698-704.|
|Mokuau, N. Culturally based interventions for substance use and child abuse among Native Hawaiians. Public Health Reports, 117, S82-S87.|
|Mokuau, N., Hishinuma, E. & Nishimura, S. Validating a measure of religiousness/spirituality for Native Hawaiians. Pacific Health Dialog: Journal of Community Health and Clinical Medicine for the Pacific, 8(2), 407-416.|
|Santos, L., Mokuau, N., Abrigo, L., Braun, K.L., Tsark, J., Mackura, G., Kuhaulua, R. & Chong, C. ʻImi Hale: Establishing an inheritance for Native Hawaiians on cancer awareness, research and training. Pacific Health Dialog: Journal of Community Health and Clinical Medicine for the Pacific, 8(2), 436-445.|
|Chapters in Books|
|Mokuau, N. & Mataira, P. From trauma to triumph: Perspectives for Native Hawaiian and Maori peoples. In M. Gray, J. Coates, M.Y Bird, & T. Hetherington (Eds.), Decolonizing social work. Ashgate Publishers.|
|Mokuau, N. & Tauiliʻili, P. Families with Native Hawaiian and Samoan Roots. In E. Lynch and M. Hanson (Eds.), Developing cross cultural competence: A guide for working with young children and their families, 4th edition (Chapt. 10). Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.|
|Mokuau, N. & Tauili`ili, P. Families with Native Hawaiian and Samoan Roots. In E. Lynch and M. Hanson (Eds.), Developing cross cultural competence: A guide for working with young children and their families, 3rd edition (pp.345-371). Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.|
|Braun, K.L., Yee, B., Browne, C.V. & Mokuau, N. Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Elders. In K. Whitfield (Ed.), Closing the Gap: Improving the Health of Minority Elders in the New Millennium (pp. 55-67). Washington, DC: Gerontological Society of America.|
|Mokuau, N. & Iuli, P. Nalani Ethel C.: Social work with a Hawaiian woman and her family. In R. Rivas & G. Hull, Jr. (Eds.), Case studies in generalist practice, 2nd edition (pp.23-29). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole|