Grants Awarded: Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS)
Grantee: Waianae District Comprehensive Health and Hospital Board
Project Description: The Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (WCCHC)’s project, The Ha Ola Village: Perpetuating and Preserving Traditional Native Hawaiian Cultural Practices to Promote Health and Well-Being will develop and implement a cultural curriculum to 500 new and existing employees of WCCHC to enhance their cultural attunement; offer 36 cultural workshops and presentation in the community on health issues; and increase the cultural competency of Native Hawaiian cultural practices among non-resident visitors to Ha Ola Village. The project goal is to become a self-sustaining Hawaiian cultural village that will share and teach Traditional Native Hawaiian Cultural Practices as a pathway to improve and increase mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health and well-being with the community, and visitors from around the world.
- Location: Waianae, HI
- ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
- Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
- Project Period: 9/30/2018 – 9/29/2021
- FY 2018 Award: $400,000