Nursing Students Gain Cultural Competency through Ho‘okuikahi I Pu‘ukohola Cultural Event

Thanks to a grant from HMSA Foundation, 12 students and four faculty members from the Chaminade University School of Nursing were able to  again participate in providing health screenings and wellness education at the annual  Ho‘okuikahi I Pu‘ukohola Cultural Festival held on the island of Hawaii at Pu‘ukohola Heiau. The Chaminade team partnered with representatives from the ‘Ahahui o na Kauka and from the Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). The overall mission and purpose of Chaminade’s participation was to deliver health screening services and to learn how to carry out...

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