Noreen Mokuau, DSW

N. Makuau Photo

Dean

Professor

Gartley Hall Rm. 204
Tel: 808.956.6300
Website: Visit the Ha Kupuna Website at: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hakupuna/


Education

D.S.W., Social Welfare, University of California, Los Angeles, 1982.

M.S.W., Social Work, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 1977.

B.A., (Psychology, High Honors), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 1975.


Research Interest/Area:

Asian/Pacific Islander Health Issues.

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.
2011
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.
Http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jar/contents/3/
2011
Mokuau, N. Culturally-based solutions for Native Hawaiians. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work.
2010
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.
2010
Mokuau, N. & Tomioka, M. Caregiving and older Japanese adults: Lessons learned from the periodical literature. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 53:117-136.
2009
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.
2008
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,
http://www.educationforhealth.net/
2008
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.
2008
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.
2008
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.
2008
Browne, C.V. & Mokuau, N. Preparing students for culturally competent practice among ethnic minority elders. Educational Gerontology, 34, 306-327.
2007
Mokuau, N. & Braun, K. L. Native Hawaiian women with breast cancer. Journal of Cancer Education, 22, 191-196.
2002
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.
2002
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.
2002
Mokuau, N. Culturally based interventions for substance use and child abuse among Native Hawaiians. Public Health Reports, 117, S82-S87.
2001
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.
2001
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
(in press)
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.
2011
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.
2004
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.
2004
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.
2000
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

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