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Update on Kanaka Maoli
(indigenous Hawaiian) Health

Kekuni Blaisdell, M.D.
Honolulu, Hawai'i

1. Blaisdell RK. The health status of Kanaka Maoli (indigenous Hawaiians). Asian Am Pacific Isl J Health. 1993; 1 (2) : 116-160.

2. US Bureau of the Census, 1990 Census of Population. General population characteristics of Hawai'i, 1990; June 1992, Washington DC, Government Printing Office publication 1990 CP-1-13.

3. State of Hawai'i Department of Health. Health Surveillance Program, 1990. Office of Health Status Monitoring.

4. State of Hawai'i Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism. State of Hawai'i Data Book, 1993-1994. 1995.

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12. State of Hawai'i Department of Health. AIDS Surveillance Quarterly Report, March 31, 1995.

13. State of Hawai'i Department of Health. Hawai'i's Health Risk Behaviors 1992. Health Promotion and Education Branch.

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15. Nissanka LS. Native Hawaiian Health Professions Scholarship Program, 1995.

16. U.S. Congress, 1988. Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program. PHS Act 42 USC254b, et seq amendment. Washington DC, 1988.

17. U.S. Congress, 1988. Native Hawaiian Health Care Act of 1988. Washington DC: PL 100-579, 1988.

18. U.S. Congress, 1992. Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act of 1992. Washington DC: PL 102-396, Sec 9168 of Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1993.

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20. Mau MK, Grandine A, Arakaki RF, Ladao NK, Chang HK, Curb JD. Diabetes and heart disease risk factors in Hawaiians. Hawai'i Med J 1994;53(12)340-343. Diabetes mellitus and insulin resistance syndrome in Native Hawaiians, June 19, 1995.

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22. Aluli NE, Connor WE, Kohn C, O'Connor HK, Petrovitch H, Hughes CL, Blaisdell RK. 1990 Effect of pre-Western diet on plasma lipids, lipoproteins and blood pressure in Native Hawaiians. Abstract, American College of Physicians, Hawai'i Regional Annual Meeting, March 12, 1990.

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25. State of Hawai'i Department of the Attorney General. 1994 Crime in Hawai'i. Honolulu: Hawai'i Crime Prevention Division.

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28. Mokuau N. 1990. The impoverishment of Native Hawaiians and the Social Work Challenge. Health and Social Work 1990; 15:235-242, 1990.

29. Blaisdell K. 1993. Historical and Philosophical Aspects of Lapa'an Traditional Kanaka Maoli Healing Practices. In He Alo A He Alo. Face to Face. Hawaiian Voices on Sovereignty. Honolulu: Hawai'i Area Office of the American Friends Service Committee, 1993.

30. U.S. 103rd Congress. Public Law 103-150. Joint Resolution on 100th Anniversary of the Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom and to Offer an Apology to Native Hawaiians on Behalf of the United States, November 23, 1993.

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