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'IKE AO PONO

 

NATIVE HAWAIIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER STUDENTS IN NURSING
ENVISIONING HEALTH & WELLNESS FOR THE WHOLE COMMUNITY

A national award winning program for Innovations in Professional Nursing Education from AACN

‘IKE…a shared vision held and nurtured by all;
AO…the everlasting quality of continuation;
PONO…wellbeing in life

 

 

The goal of ‘IKE AO PONO is to provide Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander students with access to quality nursing education at the baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral level.

The mission of ‘IKE AO PONO is to increase the number of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Nurses in Hawai’i to improve health and healthcare, with special attention to at-risk, under-represented and under-served communities. With the full support of the SONDH, the UH Administration and the Board of Regents, the Native Hawaiian Councils of Kūali’i and Pūko’a and community health partners such as Papa Ola Lōkahi, Kamehameha Schools and the Queen’s Medical Center. ‘IKE AO PONO means to envision a lasting improvement, advancement, and promotion of health within the individual, family and the whole community

The ‘IKE AO PONO program is designed to promote, mentor, and prepare nursing professionals to return to their home communities to support the health, well being and recovery of  native islanders and all peoples throughout Hawai’i nei.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

 
Contact
 

 
Nalani Minton
Director 'IKE AO PONO
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Phone: (808) 956-5504
Fax: (808) 956-3257
bminton@hawaii.edu
 
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall
Webster Hall
Honolulu, HI 96822
 
Jane Ta'afaki
Education Specialist
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Phone: (808) 956-5470
Fax: (808) 956-3257
taafaki@hawaii.edu
 
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall
Webster Hall
Honolulu, HI 96822
 

 

 

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