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Noreen Mokuau, DSW, MSW
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.

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

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

Research Interests

  • Asian/Pacific Islander Health Issues.

CV

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Education

D.S.W., Social Welfare, University of California, Los Angeles M.S.W., Social Work, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa

  • (Psychology, High Honors), University of Hawai`i at Mānoa

Administrative Experience

2010-present  Dean, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa (UHM)

2002-2006  Chair, Ph.D. Program, School of Social Work, UHM

1992 (Spring)  Acting Chair, M.S.W. Program, School of Social Work, UHM

1986-1992  Chair, BSW Program, School of Social Work, UHM

Nov.1985-Feb.1986  Acting Dean, School of Social Work, UHM

1985-1986  Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs, School of Social Work, UHM

Academic Positions

2015-present  Endowed Co-Chair, Barbara Cox Anthony Endowment in Aging

1994-present  Professor, School of Social Work, UHM

1990-1994  Associate Professor, School of Social Work, UHM

1983-1990  Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, UHM

1981-1983  Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Human Services Program, California State University, Fullerton

University Courses Taught

Undergraduate Level:

  1. Ethnic Studies 420: Racism and Sexism
  2. Human Services (HS) 201: Introduction to the Human Services
  3. HS 380: Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  4. HS 480: Case Analysis
  5. HS 490: Internship
  6. Sociology 305: Introduction to Social Welfare
  7. Social Work (SW) 200: Introduction to the Field of Social Work
  8. SW 380: Social Work with Asian and Pacific Islanders
  9. SW 402: General Social Work Practice III
  10. SW 403: General Social Work Practice IV
  11. Honors Colloquium 491-492: The Development of Self in a Multicultural Society Graduate Level:
  12. SW 606: Direct Practice with Individuals
  13. SW 607: Social Work Practice with Families and Groups
  14. SW 699: Directed Reading and Research (Variable Topics)
  15. SW 708: Social Work Practice with Peoples of Hawai`i
  16. SW 716: Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
  17. SW 720: Seminar in Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
  18. SW 750: Analysis and Development of Knowledge for Social Work
  19. SW 774: Cultural Factors in Social Work with Hawaiians
  20. SW 800: Dissertation

Doctoral Dissertations

2017 PhD  Kealoha Fox (Medicine)

Dissertation Title: Kūkulu Ola Hou: Rebuilding Native Hawaiian Health

2015 DrPH    Lehua Choy (Public Health)

Dissertation Title: Community Interventions to Promote Physical Activity

2013 PhD  Michiyo Tomioka (Social Welfare)

Dissertation Title: Organizational change in the aging network to promote evidence- based programs

2011 DrPH   Jodi Leslie (Public Health)

Dissertation Title: Supports and barriers to healthy eating and physical activity among workers of different occupational groups

2009 PhD      Katalina McGlone (Social Welfare)*

Dissertation Title: Raised Hānai: Recollections of Hawaiian adults

2008 PhD      Stephanie Nishimura (Social Welfare)*

Dissertation Title: Psychosocial factors associated with substance use among youth in Hawai`i

2008 PhD      Patti Isaacs (Psychology)

Dissertation Title: Aloha `Āina: A Hawaiian garden intervention designed to plant the seeds of recovery in persons with severe and persistent mental illness

2004 PhD      Donald Neff (Social Welfare)

Dissertation Title: Perceptions of procedural justice in child protection: A study of family group conferencing

2003 PhD      Sean Scanlan (Psychology)

Dissertation Title: Attention deficits and working memory: Phonological and visuospatial memory subsystems as mediators of central executive function and scholastic achievement in children

2002 PhD      Kamana`opono Crabbe (Psychology)

Dissertation Title: Psychometric validation of He`Ana Mana`o o Na Meheu Hawai`i: Survey of Hawaiian cultural practices

2000 PhD      David Leake (Sociology)

Dissertation Title: Mental health services for Native Hawaiians

1999 DrPH       Claire Hughes (Public Health)

Dissertation Title: The Hawai`i traditional diet program: Participant perceptions and implications for culturally relevant health promotion

*Served as Chair

HONORS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS

Leadership

2016 Cohort-Participant, Leadership Academy in Aging, National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work and Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, New York

2016  Advocacy and Social Justice Award (MBTSSW), National Association of Social Workers, Hawai`i Chapter, Honolulu, Hawai`i

2015  Educator of the Year, Native Hawaiian Educators Association, Honolulu, Hawai`i

2015 American Society on Aging Award for Excellence in Multicultural Aging, Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders (Co-Investigator), San Francisco, California

2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Education, National Association of Social Workers, Hawai`i Chapter, Honolulu, Hawai`i

2014 O`O Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Native Hawaiian Community, Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce, Honolulu, Hawai`i

2008 President’s Medal of Honor, Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Alexandria, Virginia

2001  The Wo and Lau Ching Community Foundation Award, UHM

1987  Kellogg Leadership Fellow, American Nurses’ Association, Washington, D.C.

Teaching

1997   Regents Excellence in Teaching Award, UHM

1996 Social Worker of the Year in Education/Training, National Association of Social Workers, Hawai`i Chapter, Honolulu, Hawai`i

1994  Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching, UHM

Scholarships

1980 University Patent Fund Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

1978-1980 Minority Research Fellow, Council on Social Work Education, Washington, D.C.

1978 Werner Scott Award, University of California, Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles, California

1978 Hawaiian Trust Company, Ltd. Scholarship Award, Honolulu, Hawai`i

1978  Alu Like Scholarship, Honolulu, Hawai`i

1976 National Institute of Mental Health Traineeship, UHM

CONSULTATION

2010 Consultant, Center on Aging, UHM

2006 Consultant, Public Policy Center, UHM

2004 Consultant, Federal Case, Office of the Public Defender, Honolulu, Hawai`i

1999-2000 Consultant, Capital Crime Case, Office of the Public Defender, Honolulu, Hawai`i

1992 Consultant, Capital Crime Case, California Appellate Project, San Francisco, California

PUBLICATIONS

Edited Books

1999    Mokuau, N. (Ed.), Responding to Pacific Islanders: Culturally competent perspectives for substance abuse prevention. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing, (184 pages).

1999 Yee, B., Mokuau, N. & Kim, S. (Eds.), Developing cultural competence in Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities: Opportunities in primary health care and substance abuse prevention. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing, (285 pages).

1991  Mokuau, N. (Ed.), Handbook of social services for Asian and Pacific Islanders.   Westport,   Conn.: Greenwood Press, (254 pages).

Chapters in Books

2013 Mokuau, N. & Mataira, P. From trauma to triumph: Perspectives for Native Hawaiian and Māori peoples. In M. Gray, J. Coates, M.Y Bird, & T. Hetherington (Eds.), Decolonizing social work (pp.145-164). Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company.

2011    Mokuau, N. & Tauili`ili, P. Families with Native Hawaiian and Samoan Roots. In E. Lynch and

  1. Hanson (Eds.), Developing cross cultural competence: A guide for working with young children and their families, 4th edition (Chapter 10). Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.

2004    Mokuau, N. & Tauili`ili, P. Families with Native Hawaiian and Samoan Roots. In E. Lynch and

  1. 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

  1. Rivas & G. H. Hull, Jr. (Eds.), Case studies in generalist practice, 2nd edition (pp.23-29). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.

1999 Fong, R. & Mokuau, N. Cultural competency and the responsiveness of health services to ethnic minorities of color. In G. Ma & G. Henderson (Eds.), Rethinking ethnicity and health care (pp.68-79). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Ltd.

1999 Mokuau, N. & Natividad, L. Chamorros: Recognizing a people and their issues with substance abuse. In N. Mokuau (Ed.), Responding to Pacific Islanders: Culturally competent perspectives for substance abuse prevention (pp.137-150). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing.

1999    Napeahi, A., Kelly, T., Burgess, P.-A. Kamiyama, D. & Mokuau, N. Culture as a protective factor in two prevention programs for Hawaiians. In N. Mokuau (Ed.), Responding to Pacific Islanders: Culturally competent perspectives for substance abuse prevention (pp.97-116). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing.

1999 Mokuau, N.  Reality and vision: A cultural perspective in addressing alcohol and drug abuse  among Pacific Islanders. In N.Mokuau (Ed.), Responding to Pacific Islanders: Culturally competent perspectives for substance abuse prevention (pp.25-48). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing.

1999 Mokuau, N. Substance abuse among Pacific Islanders: Cultural context and implications for prevention programs. In B.Yee, N. Mokuau and S. Kim (Eds.). Developing cultural competence

in Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities: Opportunities in primary health care and substance abuse prevention (pp.221-248). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing.

Chapters in Books – continued

1999    Yee, B. & Mokuau, N. Epilog: Developing cultural competence evaluation for Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities. In B.Yee, N. Mokuau and S. Kim (Eds.), Developing cultural competence in Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities: Opportunities in primary health care and substance abuse prevention (pp.279-283). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing.

1998    Mokuau, N. & Tauili`ili, P. Families with Native Hawaiian and Samoan Roots. In E. Lynch and

  1. Hanson (Eds.), Developing cross cultural competence: A guide for working with young children and their families, 2nd edition (pp.409-435). Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.

1996 Mokuau, N. & Iuli, P. Nalani Eleanor C.: Social work practice with a Hawaiian woman and her family. In R. Rivas and G.H. Hull, Jr. (Eds.), Case studies in a generalist perspective, (pp. 22- 28). Monterey, CA: Brooks/Cole.

1995 Mokuau, N. Pacific Islanders. In J. Philleo & F.L. Brisbane (Eds.), Cultural competence in substance abuse prevention, (pp. 127-152). Washington, D.C.: National Association of Social Workers.

1995    Mokuau, N. The relationship of substance abuse and HIV/AIDS among Pacific Islanders. In O. Amuleru-Marshall (Ed.), Substance abuse in the era of AIDS, Volume II, (pp. 195-222). Rockville, MD: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.

1992    Mokuau, N. A conceptual framework for cultural responsiveness in the health field. In J. Fischer (Ed.), East-West directions: Social work practice, tradition and change (pp.91-101). Hon., Hawai`i:       National Association of Social Workers, Hawai`i Chapter and the University of Hawai`i, School of Social Work.

1992 Mokuau, N. & Matsuoka, J. The appropriateness of personality theories for working with Asian  and Pacific Islanders. In S. Furuto, R. Biswas, D. Chung, K. Murase and F. Ross-Sheriff (Eds.), Social Work Practice with Asian Americans (pp.67-84). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Press.

1992  Mokuau, N. & Tauili`ili, P.  Families with Native Hawaiian and Pacific Island  Roots. In E.   Lynch and M. Hanson (Eds.), Developing cross cultural competence: A guide for working with young children and their families (pp. 301-318). Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.

1991 Blaisdell, K. and Mokuau, N. Kānaka Maoli: Indigenous Hawaiians. In N. Mokuau (Ed.), Handbook of social services for Asian and Pacific Islanders (pp. 131-154). Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.

1991 Mokuau, N. & Chang, N. Samoans. In N. Mokuau (Ed.), Handbook of social services for Asian  and Pacific Islanders (pp. 155-169). Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press.

1991 Mokuau, N. and Shimizu, D. Conceptual framework for social services for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. In N. Mokuau (Ed.), Handbook of social services for Asian and Pacific Islanders (pp. 21-36). Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press.

Chapters in Books – continued

1988   Mokuau, N.   Social work practice with individuals and families in a cross-cultural perspective.   In D. Sanders and J. Fischer (Eds.), Visions for the future: Social work and Pacific Asian perspectives (pp. 46-61). Honolulu: University of Hawai`i School of Social Work.

1986 Mokuau, N. Ethnic minorities. In H. Gochros, J. Gochros, and J. Fischer (Eds.), Helping the sexually oppressed. (pp. 141-161). New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

1986 Mokuau, N. Human sexuality of native Hawaiians and Samoans. In L. Lister (Ed.), Human sexuality, ethnoculture, and social work (pp. 67-80). New York: Haworth Press.

1985 Mokuau, N. Counseling Pacific Islanders. In P. Pedersen (Ed.), Handbook of cross-cultural counseling and therapy (pp. 147-155). Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.

1981 Kitano, H. & Mokuau-Matsushima, N. Counseling Asian-Americans.  In  P.  Pedersen,  J. Draguns, W. Lonner and J. Trimble (Eds.), Cross-cultural counseling, 2nd edition (pp. 162-180). Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press.

Articles in Encyclopedias

2008 Mokuau,  N.   Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders. Encyclopedia of social work.
Washington, D.C.: National Association of Social Workers.

1995 Mokuau, N. Hawaiians. In F. Ng (Ed.), Asian American encyclopedia (pp.566-575). Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

1995 Mokuau, N. Pacific Islanders. Social work encyclopedia, (pp. 1795-1801). Washington, D.C.: National Association of Social Workers.

Articles in Refereed Journals

2017 Braun, K.L., Nelson-Hurwitz, D.C., Ono, M.,  Godinet, M.,  Perkinson, M.A., &  Mokuau,  N. From Hale to Kauhale – Public Health, Social Work and Aging. Hawai’i Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 76, 135-138.

2016  Shiramizu, B., Shambaugh, V., Petrovich, H., Seto, T., Ho, T., Mokuau, N.,  Hedges, J.  Leading by success: Impact of a clinical and translational research infrastructure program to address  health inequities. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, doi: 10.1007/s40615-016- 0302-4.

2016 Mokuau, N., DeLeon, P.H., Kaholokula, J.K., Soares, S., Tsark, J.U., & Haia, C. Challenges and promise of health equity for Native Hawaiians. National Academy of Medicine, Washington,

D.C. 1-10. Retrieved from https://nam.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Challenges-and-Promise- of-Health-Equity-for-Native-Hawaiians.pdf

2015    Mokuau, N., Browne, C., Ka`opua, L.S., Higuchi, P., Sweet, K., Braun, K.L. Native Hawaiian grandparents: Exploring benefits and challenges in the caregiving experience. Journal of Indigenous Social Development 4, 1 1-19.

Articles in Refereed Journals – continued

2014    Braun, K.L., Kim, B.J., Ka`opua, L., Mokuau, N., & Browne, C. Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander elders: What gerontologists want to know. The Gerontologist. doi:10.1093/geront/gnu072

2014    Browne, C., Mokuau, N., Ka`opua, L.S., Kim, B.J., & Braun, K.L. Listening to the voices of Native Hawaiian elders and `ohana caregivers: Discussions on aging, health, and care preferences. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. doi:10.1007/s10823-014-9227-8

2014    Braun, K.L., Browne, C., Ka`opua, L.S., Kim, B.J., & Mokuau, N. Research on Indigenous elders: From positivistic to decolonizing methodologies. The Gerontologist, 54(1), 117-126. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnt 067

2013    Leslie, J.H., Braun, K.L., Novotny, R., & Mokuau, N. Factors affecting healthy eating and physical activity behaviors among multiethnic blue- and white-collar workers: a case study of one healthcare institution. Hawai`i Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 72(9), 300-306.

2012    Mokuau, N., Braun, K.L., & Daniggelis, E. Building family capacity for Native Hawaiian women with breast cancer. Health and Social Work, 37, 216-224. doi: 10.1093/hsw/hls033

2011     Ka`opua, L., Braun, K.L., Browne, C., Mokuau, N., & Park, C-B. Why are Native Hawaiians underrepresented in Hawai`i’s older adult population? Exploring disparities of Hawaiian elders. Journal of Aging Research. Pp. 1-8. Retrieved from http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jar/contents/3/

2011    Mokuau, N. Culturally-based solutions to preserve the health of Native Hawaiians. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 20, 98-113.

2010    Duponte, K., Martin, T., Mokuau, N. & Paglinawan, L. `Ike Hawai`i: 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 Nā 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.L. Using a community-based participatory approach to create a resource center for Native Hawaiians elders. Education for Health, 3, Retrieved from 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-Tuiali`i, 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.

Articles in Refereed Journals – continued

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 Hawai`i `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,

  1. `Imi 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.

2000 Giuliano, A., Mokuau, N., Hughes, C., Tortolero-Luna, G., Risendal, B., Ho, R., Prewitt, T. & MsCaskill-Stevens, W. Participation of minorities in cancer research: The influence of structural, cultural and linguistic factors. Annals of Epidemiology, 10, S22-S34.

1998 Matsuoka, J. Mokuau, N. & Paul, L. Economic change on a  Hawaiian  island.  Social  Development Issues, 20(3), 73-96.

1998 Mokuau, N., Browne, C.V., & Braun, K.L. Nā kūpuna in Hawai’i: A review of social and health status, service use, and the importance of value-based interventions. Pacific Health Dialog, 5(2), 282-289.

1998 Seto, D., Mokuau, N. & Tsark, J.U. The interface of culture and rehabilitation for Asian  and Pacific Islanders with spinal cord injuries. Spinal Cord Injury Psychosocial Process, 10(4), 113- 119.

1997 Braun, K.L., Mokuau, N. & Tsark, J. Cultural themes in health, illness, and rehabilitation for  Native Hawaiians: Observations of rehabilitation staff and physicians. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 12(3), 19-37.

1996 Hughes, C., Tsark, J.U. & Mokuau, N.  Diet-Related Cancer in Native Hawaiians.  CANCER,  78(7), 1558-1563.

Articles in Refereed Journals – continued

1996    Mokuau, N.   Health and Well-Being for Pacific Islanders: Status, Barriers and Resolutions. Asian American and Pacific Islander Journal of Health, 4(1-3), 55-67.

1995    Mokuau, N. & Matsuoka, J. Turbulence among a native people: Social work practice with Hawaiians. Social Work, 40(4), 465-472.

1995    Ewalt, P.L. & Mokuau, N. Self-determination from a Pacific Islander perspective. Social Work, 40(2), 168-175.

1995    Mokuau, N., Hughes, C. & Tsark. J. Heart disease and associated risk factors among Hawaiians: Culturally responsive strategies. Health and Social Work, 20(1), 46-51.

1994 Browne, C.V., Fong, R. & Mokuau, N. The mental health of Asian and Pacific Islander elders: Implications for research and mental health administration. Journal of Mental Health Administration, 21(1), 52-59.

1994    Fong, R. & Mokuau, N. Not simply Asian Americans: Periodical literature review on Asians  and Pacific Islanders. Social Work, 39(3), 298-305.

1994    Hull, Jr., G.H. & Mokuau, N. Research in baccalaureate social work programs: A model for integration. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 10(1-2), 137-147.

1994    Mokuau, N. & Browne, C.V. Native Hawaiian female elders (kūpuna): Resources for cultural preservation. Social Work, 39(1), 43-49.

1994    Mokuau, N. & Fong. R. A framework to assess responsiveness of health services to ethnic minorities of color. Social Work in Health Care, 20(2), 23-34.

1994    Mokuau, N., Hull, G. H. & Wong, E. Scholarship as a dimension of an educator’s role: The circumstances for undergraduate program directors. Arete, 19(2), 37-45.

1993    Mokuau, N. & Ewalt, P.L. School-agency collaboration: Enriching teaching, scholarship and service. Journal of Social Work Education, 29(3), 328-337.

1993    Mokuau, N., Hull, Jr., G.H. & Burkett, S. The development of knowledge by undergraduate program directors. Journal of Social Work Education, 29(2), 160-170.

1992    Mokuau, N. & Kau, A. Ramifications of AIDS in the native Hawaiian community. Journal of Multicultural Social Work, 2(3), 43-49.

1992    Takeuchi,  D.T.,  Mokuau,  N.  & Chun, C. Mental health services for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Journal of Mental Health Administration, 19(3), 237-245.

1991    Mokuau, N. Ethnic minority curriculum in baccalaureate social work programs. Journal of Multicultural Social Work, 1(3), 57-75.

1991    Prizzia, R. & Mokuau, N. Mental health services for Native Hawaiians: The need for culturally relevant services. Journal of Health and Human Resources Administration, 14 (1), 44-61.

1990 Mokuau, N. A family-centered approach in native Hawaiian culture. Families in Society: The

Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 71(10), 607-613.

1990 Mokuau, N. The impoverishment of native Hawaiians and the social work challenge. Health and Social Work, 15(3), 235-242.

1989 Mokuau,  N.  &  Manos,  M.   A  behavioral  model  for training parents.    Social Casework, the Journal of Contemporary Social Work, 70(8), 479-487.

1987 Mokuau, N. White and Asian social workers’ perceptions of counseling effectiveness for Asian clients. Social Work, 32(4), 331-335.

Book – Chapters Review

1989    Mokuau, N. [Review of Women’s therapy groups: paradigms of feminist treatment] Social Casework, the Journal of Contemporary Social Work, 70 (7), 447-450.

Conference Proceedings

1992  Mokuau, N., Hughes, C.K. & Tsark, J.U.  Heart disease among Native Hawaiian women: Impact of risk factors and recommendations for change (p. 45). National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Conference. Washington, D.C: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Technical and Project Reports

2012 Braun, K.L., Mokuau, N., & Browne, C. Life expectancy, morbidity, and health practices of Native Hawaiian elders: A review of Hawai`i surveillance data. Honolulu, HI: Hā Kūpuna: National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders.

2011    Mokuau, N., Braun, K.L., & Daniggelis, E. Kū me ka `ohana: Stand tall with families.

Honolulu: Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work.

2008 Browne, C., Mokuau, N., Braun, K.L., & Choy, L. Assessing the health and long-term care needs of Native Hawaiian elders and their caregivers. Honolulu, HI: Hā Kūpuna: National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders.

2002 Mokuau, N., Reid, N., & Napalapalai, N. Ho`omana: Native Hawaiian women’s views on spirituality. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i School of Social Work.

2002 Lee, E. (with a contribution from Mokuau, N.) Meeting the mental health needs of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Alexandria, VA: National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental Health Planning.

2002 Browne, C. & Mokuau, N. (Eds.), Social work practice and education for cultural competence  with the aged: A handbook for social work educators and professionals working with Asian and Pacific Islander older adults. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i School of Social Work.

1997 Mokuau, N., Lukela, D., Obra, A. & Voeller, M. Native Hawaiian spirituality: A perspective on connections. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i School of Social Work and the Native Hawaiian Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Program.

1997    Fong, R., Mokuau, N., Ono, M. & Ewalt, P. Clinical supervision at Hawai`i State Hospital.

Honolulu: University of Hawai`i School of Social Work.

1996  Crocker, K., Kakai, H., Mokuau, N. & Ewalt, P. Recidivism of Hawai`i State Hospital patients:   An exploratory study. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i School of Social Work.

1993 Ono, M., Mokuau, N. & Ewalt, P. (1993). Social work practicum  manual:  Hawai`i State  Hospital. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i School of Social Work.

1993 Wilson, B., Mokuau, N., Crocker, K., Ono, M. & Ewalt, P. Documentation review: Social work services at Hawai`i State Hospital. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i School of Social Work.

1992 Mokuau, N. & Browne, C. Oral histories of female kūpuna: The lives of aging Native Hawaiian women. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Office of Women’s Studies.

1989 Prizzia, R., Nishigaya, L., Oshiro, E., Mokuau, N. & Ohigashi, S. Feasibility study of a senior/youth center at Moloka’i. Honolulu: Management Planning and Administrative Consultants, Inc.

1988 Prizzia, R., Nishigaya, L., Oshiro, E., Mokuau, N., Victor, A., & Minton, N. Wai`anae coast children and youth mental health services. Honolulu: Management Planning and Administrative Consultants, Inc.

1982 Mokuau-Matsushima, N., Tashima, N. & Murase, K. Mental health treatment modalities of Pacific/Asian American practitioners. San Francisco, California: Pacific Asian Mental Health Research Project.

OTHER SCHOLARLY WORK (AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA)

2000 Mokuau, N.   (Producer and Author)  His  own  words:  Richard Chong [Video]. Honolulu: Author.

1999 Mokuau, N. (Producer and Author) Cultural competency: Native Hawaiian values [Video]. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i School of Social work and Video Albums.

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

International, National and Regional Conferences, Workshops & Poster Sessions (invited and refereed)

2016 Gun  Violence  (w/Wesley Church). Presentation at the National Association of Deans and Directors Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2014 Building Family Capacity to Deal with Breast Cancer. Presentation at Ewha University. Seoul, South Korea.

2013 Sustainability and Micronesia. Opening plenary at the National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference. Tamuning, Guam.

2013 Asia-Pacific Nexus: Relationship of Hawai`i and China. Presentation at Beijing Social Administration Vocational College. Beijing, China.

2011 Asia-Pacific Nexus: Relationship of Hawai`i and South Korea. Presentation at Chung-Ang University. Seoul, South Korea.

2011  Trauma and Triumph:  Native Hawaiians.   Closing plenary at the Institute on Violence, Abuse   and Trauma. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2010 Partnerships with Native Hawaiian and other Asian American and Pacific Islander Populations. Paper at the Asian American and Pacific Islander Social Workers’ Association Conference. Portland, Oregon.

2009 Cultural Values:  Impact on Native Elders.  Paper presented at the Administration on Aging Title  VI National Training and Technical Assistance Forum. Baltimore, Maryland.

2008 Building Community-University Partnerships (w/Colette Browne). Paper presented at the Administration on Aging Title VI National Training and Technical Assistance Forum. Shakopee, Minnesota.

2007 Establishing Hā Kūpuna: National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders  (w/Colette  Browne, Kathryn Braun & Lehua Choy). Poster session at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. San Francisco, California.

2006 Who You Are and How You’re Treated: Breast Cancer in Diverse Populations. (Moderator, Plenary). Paper and moderating at the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Mission Conference. Washington, D.C.

2003 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Island Elders. Paper presented at the Summer Conference on Aging & Diversity: Linking Research and Practice. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2002 Breast cancer among Native Hawaiian women. Paper presented at the Native Researchers Cancer Control Training Program. Tucson, Arizona.

2001 Native Hawaiian spirituality: Lineage and legacy. Keynote presentation at the 5th International Indigenous Women’s Wellness Conference. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2001 Substance abuse and domestic violence among Native Hawaiians: Problems and culturally-based solutions. Paper presented at the Fifth National Conference on Family and Community Violence Prevention. Los Angeles, California.

2001 Substance use and family violence among Native Hawaiians: Problems and culturally-based solutions. Paper presented at the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Washington, D.C.

2001 Native Hawaiian health: Ola Pono. Paper presented at the Native Researchers Cancer Control Training Program. Portland, Oregon.

2000 Mental health and culture. Paper presented at the Mental Health Conference of the Federal Public Defender Training Group. San Francisco, California.

1999 Challenges of dental health services and diversity: Lessons from the Native Hawaiian experience (w/Kiyoshi Ikeda, Mark Greer & Claire Hughes). Paper presented at the National Conference of the American Dental Association. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1997 Health status and challenges for Pacific Islanders. Paper presented at the Asian American and Pacific Islander Health Forum Conference. San Francisco, California.

1996 Native Hawaiian health.  Paper presented at the Pacific Islander and Asian American Conference  on Health Research & Research Training (National Institute of Health). Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1995  Health and well-being for Pacific Islanders:  Status, barriers and resolutions.  Paper presented at  the First National Health Summit for Asians and Pacific Islanders. San Francisco, California.

1994 Spirituality: A dimension of practice with Hawaiians. Paper presented at the Counseling and Treating People of Colour Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

1994 Alcohol and other drug abuse among Pacific Islanders. Paper presented at the Counseling and Treating People of Colour Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

1993 Development and delivery of research courses in undergraduate social work education (with the BPD Research Task Force). Paper presented at the Baccalaureate Program Directors Annual Conference. Baltimore, Maryland.

1992 Heart disease among Native Hawaiian women: Impact of risk factors and recommendations for change. Paper presented at the 4th Annual National Forum on Cardiovascular Health, Pulmonary Disorders, and Blood Resources. Washington, D.C.

1992 Oral history methodology. Revisiting research: expanding our ways of knowing (with Dr. Colette Browne). Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Kansas City, Missouri.

1991 Scholarship of undergraduate program directors (w/Grafton Hull). Paper presented at the Baccalaureate Program Directors Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida.

1990    Ethnocultural barriers to care. Paper presented at the Asian American Health Forum Conference. Washington, D.C.

1989 Models for delivering mental health services to Native  Hawaiians.  Paper  presented  at  the National Institute of Mental Health Western Minority Mental Health Services Research Workshop. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1989 A cross minority perspective on social work education: Blacks and Asian Americans (w/ Larry Davis). Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Chicago, Illinois.

1989   Social skills training with Asian and Pacific Islander youth (w/ Michael Manos). Paper presented  at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Chicago, Illinois.

1988 The partnership of culture and social work. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the California Society for Clinical Social Work. Maui, Hawai`i.

1988   National Black leadership initiative on cancer (w/Brian Martin, & JoAnn Tsark). Paper presented at the National Cancer Institute workshop on issues of cancer control and prevention for Black Americans. Los Angeles, California.

1987  Minority career women:  Asian and Pacific Islanders. Paper presented at the National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana.

1986 Appropriateness of practice theories for working with Asian and Pacific Islanders (w/Jon Matsuoka). Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Miami, Florida.

1985 Conflict resolution techniques for social workers: cross-cultural applications (w/Susan Chandler). Paper presented at the National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference. Chicago, Illinois.

1985 Multicultural content in direct practice courses. Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Washington, D.C.

1983 Mental health practices of Pacific/Asian therapists. Paper presented  at  the  American  Psychological Association Conference. Anaheim, California.

1982 The role of cultural values and traditions in the mental health treatment of Pacific/Asian clients. Paper presented at the Strategies for Cultural Stability and Change Conference, Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research (SIETAR). Long Beach, California.

1982 Utilization rates of treatment modalities and treatment styles with Pacific/Asian clients. Paper presented at the National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference. Los Angeles, California.

1982 Mental health treatment of Pacific/Asian clients. Paper presented at the Ethnic Conference on Mental Health, Fuller Theological Seminary. Pasadena, California.

Community and University Papers/Panels/Remarks

2017 CHSSW:  Updates and Challenges to Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Culture and Diversity.  Panel presentation (w/Mary Boland, Kathryn Braun and Jerris Hedges) at the 2017 Cross Cultural Health Care Conference, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2015    CHSSW: Working Together for Cross Cultural Health Care. Panel presentation (w/Maenette Benham, Mary Boland, Kathryn Braun, and Jerris Hedges) at the 2015 Cross Cultural Health Care  Conference,  John  A.  Burns  School  of  Medicine,  Department  of  Surgery.                                          Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2014 Social Welfare and East Asia Policy. Opening Remarks at the  Conference  for  Managing  Changing Welfare Needs in a Growing Transborder East Asia, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2014 Impact of Korean Immigration in Hawai`i. Opening Remarks at the Korean Immigration and Multiculturalism Conference, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2014 Gratitude. Panel presentation on topics of aging, John A. Burns  School  of Medicine,  Mini  Medical School on Aging. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2014 English Language Learners & Social Work. Opening Remarks at the Hawai`i Educational Policy Center Forum (w/Avi Soifer and Don Young), William Richardson School of Law. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2013 Women Graduate and Post-Doctoral Students in Health Sciences. Panel presentation (w/Virginia Hinshaw and Mary Boland) for Mentoring and Networking, John A. Burns School of Medicine. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2013 Native Hawaiian Professional Development Seminar. Panel presentation (w/Davianna McGregor and Kawika Tengan) for emerging Hawaiian scholars, Hawai`inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2013 Language and Social Services. Remarks at the Hawai`i Language Roadmap Initiative, College of Language, Linguistics and Literature. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2011 From Trauma to Triumph: One Perspective on a Native People. Closing Plenary. Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma 8th Annual Conference. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2011 Building Community in Healthcare. Panel presentation (w/Maenette Benham, Mary Boland, Kamana`opono Crabbe, Jerris Hedges, DJ Mailer, Avi Soifer) on health disparities, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Department of Native Hawaiian Health and Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2010 Native Hawaiian Health and Well-Being Partnerships at UH-Mānoa: UH Deans’  Panel  (w/Maenette Benham, Jerris Hedges, Mary Boland, Avi Soifer). Kamehameha Schools Research Conference. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2010 Bridging research roots to contemporary lives. Paper presented at the Indigenous Research and Evaluation Summit: 2010. Native American Center for Excellence. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2010 Hā Kūpuna:  National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders.  Paper presented at the  National Association of Social Workers Conference, Hawai`i Chapter. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2008 Ho`ololi Kākou: We transform. Paper presented at the Behavioral Health Leadership Retreat, Queen’s Medical Center. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2007 Indigenous Social Work Perspectives in the Pacific and North America. Panel presentation at Indigenous Voices in Social Work: Not Lost in Translation Conference. Makaha, Hawai`i.

2003 Ho`omana: Spirituality and Well-Being. Presentation to The Royal Hawaiian Academy of Traditional Arts. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2002 A Native Hawaiian perspective: Cherish the children.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of  the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawai`i. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2002 Hawaiian values: Past and present. Paper presented at Leeward Community College Outreach Program (Nakamura Gakuen University and Junior College Study Program). Honolulu, Hawai`i.

2001    Connecting with culture: Implications for transition services. Paper presented at the Institute for Transition Services. Hilo, Hawai`i.

2000    What is the future of native practitioners and traditional healing practices? Panel presentation for Waimanalo Health Center Conference. Waimanalo, Hawai`i.

2000    Culture and health. Paper presented at Maui Medical Center and the County of Maui Conference on Cultural Competencies. Kahului, Maui.

2000    Native Hawaiian families: Problems and culturally-based solutions. Paper presented at the E Ola Mau Winter Conference. Punalu`u, Hawai`i.

2000  Cultural competence in working with older adults. Workshops I & II for the Ho`ola Program of   the University of Hawai`i School of Social Work and Hawai`i Medical Service Association. Hon., Hawai`i.

2000    Substance abuse: Problems and resolutions. Paper presented to Pa Ku`i A Holo and the Uli`eo Koa Program of the Department of Health. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1997    Native Hawaiian Spirituality. Workshop for the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program and Papa Ola Lōkahi. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1995    Influence of culture and spirituality on loss and end of life issues with  Asian  and  Pacific Islander elders. Workshop for the UH School of Social Work and the Center on Aging.

Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1994    Mental health practice with Hawaiians (kānaka maoli). Continuing medical education (CME) for Hawai`i State Hospital. Kāne`ohe, Hawai`i.

1993    Culturally competent practice with Hawaiians. In-service training for the Hawai`i Community Foundation. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1993    The  relationship  of  culture  and  counseling  services:   Circumstances  for Hawaiians.  Paper presented to the UH Health Careers Opportunity Program. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1993    Hawaiians and mental health issues. In-service training for the Hawai`i State Hospital, Department of Social Work. Kaneohe, Hawai`i.

1992    Dimensions of ethnic competence. In-service training for the Department of Health, Zero to Three Project. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1992    Ethnic-competent practice: The function of values in counseling Hawaiian students. In-service training for UH Student Development Center. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1992    Culturally responsive health care practice: Case illustration with Native Hawaiians. Workshop  for the Maui Rural Health Program. Kahalui, Maui.

1992    Aging among native Hawaiian women: an oral history project (w/Colette Browne). Paper presented to the UH Office for Women’s Research.

1992 Social  work  in  the  field of corrections.     Seminar for UH Outreach Program (Japan’s Nihon Fukushi College). Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1992 Social work system in the United States. Seminar for UH Outreach Program (Japan’s Capital International College). Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1991 Framework for curriculum relevant to Native Hawaiians. Paper presented to the UH-Hilo Office of Student Services, Minority Student Program. Hilo, Hawai`i.

1990 Communication skills, II. In-service training for United Cerebral Palsy. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1990 Cultural   sensitivity.   In-service  training  for   Hana  Like  Home Visitor  Program. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1990 Health and wellness. Paper presented at the National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference, Hawai`i Chapter. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1990 A  conceptual  framework  for  cross cultural  curriculum.  Paper presented at the UH Pacific Gerontologic Social Work Education Conference. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1990 Social work and healthcare. Seminar for UH Outreach Program (Japan’s Nihon Fukushi College). Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1990 Social work: healthcare and early childhood. Seminar for UH Summer Session Life Long Education Series. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1990 Native Hawaiians and healthcare for the developmentally disabled. In-service training for the State of Hawai`i, Developmental Disabilities Division. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1989 Substance abuse and women. Paper presented at the Women in the 1990s Conference. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1989 Transracial adoptions. In-service training for Casey Family Program. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1989 Communication skills. In-service training for United Cerebral Palsy. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1989 Social   work   and   healthcare for  children. Seminar for UH Outreach Program (Japan’s Tokaigakuen Women’s College). Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1988 Social work system in the United States. Seminar for UH Summer Session Life Long Education Seminar Series. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1988 Social work and foster care in the United States. Seminar for UH Summer Session Life Long Education Seminar Series. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1988 Casework  assessment   and  treatment   in   a cultural  context. In-service training for Queen Lili`uokalani Children’s Center staff. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1988 Cancer  among  Native  Hawaiians  (w/Brian  Martin  & JoAnn Tsark). Paper presented at the National Association of Social Workers Annual Symposium. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1988 Social work and health. Seminar for UH Outreach Program (Japan’s Tokaigakuen Women’s College). Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1987  Native Hawaiian health needs.   Paper presented at the Conference of Community Health Centers of the Pacific. Wai’anae, Hawai`i.

1987 Social work practice in the United States. Seminar for UH Summer Session Life Long Education Seminar Series. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1986 Impact of multicultural values on service delivery to the elderly. In-service training for Project Malama. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1986 Social work: our commitment to a job and a profession in a changing  environment.  Paper presented at the National Association of Social Workers Annual Symposium, Hawai`i Chapter. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1986 Social work in the United States. Seminar for UH Summer Session Life Long Education Seminar Series. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1985 Mediation with Asian and Pacific Islanders (w/Susan Chandler). Paper presented at the National Association of Social Workers Annual Symposium, Hawai`i Chapter. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1985 Modifying contemporary theories of psychotherapy for work with Asian and Pacific Islander clients. In-service training for Family Court. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

1984 Multicultural practice. Paper presented at the UH School of Social Work Child Welfare Symposium. Honolulu, Hawai`i.

CONTRACTS/GRANTS

Active

HMSAF/UH/UHF/ 127-7280-4 (Mokuau, PI)  07/01/2017 – 06/30/2018 $73,500

Hawa`i Medical Services Association Foundation

The goal is to grow the professional workforce uniquely trained in Hawaiian culture in order to improve services to the Native Hawaiian population and other culturally diverse groups.

2U54MD007584-04 (Hedges/Mokuau, Multiple PIs)  07/01/2014 – 06/30/2019  $15.4M NIH NIMHD

RCMI Multidisciplinary And Translational Research Infrastructure eXpansion Hawai`i (RMATRIX) – II The goal of is to provide the infrastructure to support health disparities research in Hawai`i,

with attention to Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and Filipinos, in the priority health areas of nutrition and metabolic health; growth, development and reproductive health; and aging and chronic disease prevention/management.

90OI0007  (Browne , PI)  07/01/2015-06/30/2020 $880,000

U.S. DHHS Administration on Aging/Administration on Community Living Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Hawaiian Elders

The purpose of the Center is to develop, generate, and disseminate knowledge on health and long-term care of Native Hawaiian elders and their families/caregivers in order to improve the delivery of services. Role: Co-Investigator (w/Braun, KL)

OHA   (Mokuau, PI) 12/01/2014 – 06/30/2017   $218,855

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Hawaiian Learning Program

The goal of the HLP is to provide a culturally-tailored educational program to graduate social work students to enhance their work with Native Hawaiian clients, families, and communities.

Role: PI

CMS 14-386 (Mokuau, PI)  07/01/2014 – 06/30/2017  $ 75,000

Queen’s Medical Center

Staff Development for Social Workers

The goal of this project is to provide continuing education to social workers to help them meet their standards and requirements for licensure.

Role: PI

Completed

(Mokuau & Kreif, Co-PI)   01/01/2014 – 12/31/2014 (NCE-12/31/15)      $ 30,000

Queen Lili`uokalani Children’s Center Kaumaha: Grief Work Module

The goal of this project is to develop and complete an online curriculum module on kaumaha, grief work that can be used to train social workers in working with Native Hawaiian clients and families.

Role: Co-PI

90OI0006/01 (Browne , PI)   07/01/2012-06/30/2015  $389,552

U.S. DHHS Administration on Aging

Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Hawaiian Elders

The goal of the Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders is to identify, develop, and disseminate knowledge on evidence-based and culturally informed health and long-term care

strategies and approaches to Hawaiian kūpuna (elders), families (‘ohana), and the community to improve kūpuna health.

Role: Co-Investigator (w/Braun, KL)

2760 (Mokuau, PI)   11/01/2011 – 10/31/2014  $270,990

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Hawaiian Learning Program

The goal of the HLP is to provide a culturally-tailored educational program to graduate social work students to enhance their work with Native Hawaiian clients, families, and communities.

Role: PI

90OI0002/02  (Mokuau and Browne, Co-PI)   07/01/2009-06/30/2012  $389,556

U.S. DHHS Administration on Aging

Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Hawaiian Elders

The goal of the Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders is to identify, develop, and disseminate knowledge on evidence-based and culturally informed health and long-term care

strategies and approaches to Hawaiian kūpuna (elders), families (‘ohana), and the community to improve kūpuna health.

Role: Co-PI

90OI0002/01 (Mokuau ,PI)   07/01/2009-06/30/2010 $ 31,806

U.S. DHHS Administration on Aging

Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Hawaiian Elders

The goal of the Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders is to identify, develop, and disseminate knowledge on evidence-based and culturally informed health and long-term care strategies and approaches to Hawaiian kūpuna (elders), families (‘ohana), and the community to improve kūpuna health. This is a supplemental contract to assess grandparents’ caring for grandchildren.

Role: PI

90AM3079/02  (Mokuau, PI) 09/01/2006-06/30/2009   $360,000

U.S. DHHS Administration on Aging

Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Hawaiian Elders

The goal of the Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders is to identify, develop, and disseminate knowledge on evidence-based and culturally informed health and long-term care

strategies and approaches to Hawaiian kūpuna (elders), families (‘ohana), and the community to improve kūpuna health.

Role: PI (w/Browne, CV and Braun, KL as Co-Investigators)

DISP0706698  (Mokuau, PI) 12/05/2007- 12/04/2009 (NCE 12/04/10)   $300,000

Susan G. Komen Foundation

The goal of this project titled “Kū Me Ka `Ohana” is to develop and feasibility test a psychosocial intervention to support Native Hawaiian women with breast and their family members.

Role: PI

(Chong, PI)  2002-2003   $ 50,000 NCI

The goal of this pilot project is to begin developing an intervention for Native Hawaiian women with breast cancer and their families.

Role: Pilot Project PI

(Becker, PI)   2001-2002  $ 22,000

NCI (Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon)

The goal of this project was to refine the cultural protocols for a psychosocial intervention for Native Hawaiian women with breast cancer.

Roe: Pilot Project PI

92-393 (Ewalt, PI)  1993-1995  $238,000

State of Hawai`i Department of Health

The purpose of this collaborative project between the School of Social Work and the Hawai`i State Hospital was to facilitate workforce training and development for social workers in the adult mental health division.

Role: Project Director

92-393 (Ewalt, PI)  1991-1993 $238,000

State of Hawai`i Department of Health

The purpose of this collaborative project between the School of Social Work and the Hawai`i State Hospital was to facilitate workforce training and development for social workers in the adult mental health division.

Role: Project Director

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Council on Social Work Education National Association of Social Workers

National Association of Deans and Directors of Social Work Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce

SERVICE

National

Member, Board of Directors, National Association of Deans and Directors, 2017-2020.

Member, Commission for Diversity and Social and Economic Justice, Council on Social Work Education, 2016-2019; 2013-2016.

Member, Search Committee for the CSWE President, Council on Social Work Education, 2011-2012.

Member, Steering Committee on Health Disparities, National Association of Deans and Directors (NADD) and Office of Minority Health (OMH), 2011-2012.

Member, Asian American/Pacific Islander National Advisory Council, Susan G. Komen Foundation, 2004-2007.

Member, Asian American and Pacific Islander Research Committee. National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1999-2001.

Member, Board of Directors, Asian American and Pacific Islander Health Forum, Inc., 1995-1998. Member, Editorial Board, Social Work, 1995-1998.

Member, Technical Advisory Committee, National Women’s Resource Center, 1995-1997. Member, Consulting Editorial Board, Social Work, 1993-1995.

Member, Consulting Editorial Board, Journal of Social Work Education, 1994-1997.

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 1995-1996.

Member, Consulting Guest Editors, Families in Society, 1991.

Member, National Committee on Minority Affairs, National Association for Social Workers, 1991-1994.

Member, Baccalaureate Program Directors Research Task Force, National Institute for Mental Health, 1993-1994.

Member, Editorial Board, Proceedings of the Ninth Annual BPD Conference, 1992. Member, Board of Directors, Bachelors Program Directors, 1990-1992.

Community

Member, Blueprint for Change, Advisory Council, 2012-

Member, Na Limahana o Lonopuha Consortium, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, 2010- Grant Reviewer, Susan Komen, Hawai`i Chapter, 2009, 2010, 2012

Member, Scientific Abstract Review Committee. International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Congress (ISPCAN), 2010.

Member, Advisory Council, Kawaihonaakealoha – Papakolea’s Elderly Service Project, 2010 Member, Advisory Council, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Incarceration Study, 2009-2010 Chair, Board of Trustees, Queen’s Medical Center, 2007-2012

Vice-Chair, Quality & Patient Safety Committee, Board of Trustees, Queen’s Medical Center, 2004-2012 Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Queen’s Health Systems, 2010-2012

Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees, Queen’s Medical Center, 2005-2007 Member, Board of Trustees, Queen’s Medical Center, 2003-2005 Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees, Queen Emma Land, 2005-present Member, Board of Trustees, Queen Emma Foundation, 2005-2006 Member, Board of Trustees, Queen’s Health Systems, 2005-2009

Chair, Native Hawaiian Health Committee, Queen’s Health System, 2004-2012 Member, Audit Subcommittee, Board of Trustees, Queen’s Health System, 2004-2007 Member, Finance Committee, Queen’s Health Systems, 2007-2012

Member, Institutional Review Board, Papa Ola Lōkahi, 2003-2005

Member, Board of Directors, Queen’s Health System Medical Library, 2001-2004

Member, Steering Committee, `Imi Hale – Native Hawaiian Cancer Awareness, Research and Training Network [National Cancer Institute], 2001-2010

Witness, Testimony on Native Hawaiian Healthcare Reauthorization, Jan. 2000 Consultant, Papa Ola Lōkahi, Grant to National Cancer Institute, 1999 Member, E Ola Mau, 1985-88; 1999-2002

Member, Advisory Council, Queen Lili`uokalani Children’s Center, 1994-2000

Chair, Evaluation Committee, Advisory Council, Queen Lili`uokalani Children’s Center, 1996-1997 Member, E Ola Mau Mental Health Update Committee, Papa Ola Lōkahi, 1996

Witness, Testimony on the Peoples’ International Tribunal- Hawai`i, Aug. 1993 President, Board of Directors, John Howard Association, 1991-1992

Member, Board of Directors, John Howard Association, 1987-1991

Recording Secretary, Executive Board of Directors, E Ola Mau, Inc., 1988-1989

Member, Advisory Committee, DOH, AIDS Prevention Program for Native Hawaiians, 1988-1989 Member, Advisory Board, Brigham Young University, La!ie, Social Work, 1986-1987

Member, Board of Directors, Young Women’s Christian Association, 1986-1987

Member, Advisory Committee, Parent-Child Development Center, Kamehameha Schools, 1985-1987 Member, Task Force, Progressive Neighborhood Program, Governor’s Office, 1985-1986 University (UH), University of Hawai`i at Mānoa (UHM) and School Service (SSW)

Member, Hawai`i Papa O Ke Ao, President, UH, 2017

Member, Search Committee for Chancellor, UHM, 2016 Member, Strategic Planning Committee, UHM, 2016

Chair, Search Committee for Dean for Graduate Education, UHM, 2013 Co-Facilitator, Community Task Force (Chancellor), UHM, 2013 Member, Budget Task Force (Chancellor), UHM, 2013

Co-Facilitator, Native Hawaiian Advancement Task Force (Chancellor), UHM, 2011

Member, Hawai`i Papa O Ke Ao, Native Hawaiian Task Force, UH (Vice-President Student Services), 2011

Member, Consultation Committee, Cultural Protocol, UHM (Chancellor & Dean Maenette Benham), 2011

Member, Obama Library Research Committee (Chancellor), UHM, 2011-2012 Member, Campus Fee Advisory Committee (Chancellor), UHM, 2010-2011 Member, School Personnel Committee, SSW, 2007-2008; 2001-2002; 1994-1996 Member, UH Hung Wo & Elizabeth Ching Award Committee, UHM, 2005

Member, UH Mānoa Forum Committee, UHM, 2002-2003, 2010 Member, Search Committee for Chancellor, UHM, 2002

Member, Disciplinary Advisory Committee, Chancellor, UHM, 2002

Member, Planning Committee for the Dedication of Queen Lili`uokalani Building, UHM, 2002 Member, Facilities Committee [Naming Buildings], UHM, 2001

Member & Convener (99, 2003), UHM Tenure, Promotion and Review Committee, 2003, 2001, 1999,

1996, 1993, 1991

Member, Ph.D. Program Committee, SSW, 2000-2006

Member, Ph.D. Admissions Committee SSW, 1998-2000; 2000-2001 Member, BSW Curriculum Committee SSW, 1992-2000

Member, MSW Curriculum Committee SSW, 1994-2008; 1990-1992; 1989-1990; 1987-1989; 1985-1987

Reviewer, Educational Improvement Fund Committee, UHM, 1999

Convener, Excellence in Teaching Award Committee (College of Health Sciences and Social Welfare), 1999

Member, Advisory Council, Rural Health Care Grant SSW, 1994-1995

Member, Kua`ana Committee, Office of the Vice-President for Student Affairs, UHM, 1993 Member, Honors Council, UHM), 1992-1994

Member, Excellence in Teaching Award Committee, (College of Health Sciences and Social Welfare), 1992

Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Personnel Committee Composition, SSW, 1990 Convener, Ad Hoc Committee on Curriculum Committee Composition, SSW, 1990 Member, Gerontology Concentration, SSW, 1990-1992

Member, PhD Planning Committee, SSW, 1990 Member, Foundation Practice Committee, SSW, 1990

Member, Academic Program Review Team for the Center for Hawaiian Studies, UHM, 1989 Member, Child and Family Concentration, SSW, 1987-1990

Liaison to the National Institute of Mental Health, Native Hawaiian mental health. (UH Board of Regents appointment), 1988

Convener, Ad Hoc Student Standards Committee, SSW, 1988

Co-facilitator, BSW Reaccreditation Committee, SSW, 1986-1987 Member, MSW Reaccreditation Committee, SSW, 1986-1987

Member, Hawaii Instructional Television System Committee, UHM, 1986-1987 Chair, Admissions Committee, SSW, 1985-1986

Chair, Financial Aid/Scholarship Committee, SSW, 1985-1986 Chair, Recruitment Committee, SSW, 1985-1986

Member, Academic Procedures Committee, Student Services Directors, UHM, 1985-1986 Member, International Studies Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, UHM, 1985-1986 Chair, Direct Practice Concentration, SSW, 1985-1987

Member, Direct Practice Concentration, SSW, 1983-1985

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