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Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Hawai’i COVID-19 3R Team Updates – November 20, 2020

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www.NHPICOVIDHawaii.net
The Hawaii Department of Health updates Race data each Friday at 12:00 PM.
Note: No Race (Ethnicity) Data for 24% of all confirmed cases.

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TONIGHT!

PASEFIKA SU’I FEFILOI

Music, comedy and important messages for all of our Pacific Island communities.  Tune in!

TESTING THIS WEEK

HAWAI’I COVID-19 CLUSTER REPORT – 11/12/2020
Discipline – Unite Against COVID
OHA PSA
www.NHPICOVIDHawaii.net
Where federal funds are going in Hawai’i
Source: Hawai’i Data Collaborative
Updated as of November 16, 2020
Child Care Stimulus Grant Program in Hawai’i
In-Language Reopening Strategy Documents
VARIOUS SOCIAL SUPPORT SERVICES
www.NHPICOVIDHawaii.net

WE ARE OCEANIA – BILINGUAL HOTLINE 808-913-1364
Hawai’i DOH – Safe Gatherings Guide
www.NHPICOVIDHawaii.net
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Twitter: @GenHawaii
www.NHPICOVIDHawaii.net
Hiring Bilingual Helpline Specialists.  Seeking qualified people, who can work in-office as a Helpline Specialist in any of the following languages: Chuukese, Marshallese, Kosraean, Yapese, Pohnpeian, Palauan, or Samoan.
Click on the image above for more info or to apply.
Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Community Influencers

Vacancy Announcements for Medical and Public Health Surge Responders for the Republic of the Marshall Islands Ministry of Health and Human Services, Oct 30, 2020

State of Hawai’i – Holidays and COVID-19 Guide

What is the burden of COVID-19 on
Pacific Island and Native Hawaiian communities
in Hawai’i?

The Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Hawai’i COVID-19 Response, Recovery & Reslilience Team (NHPI 3R) was established in May 2020, in alignment with the national NHPI Response Team, to improve the collection and reporting of accurate data, identify and lend support to initiatives across the Hawaiian Islands working to address COVID-19 among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, and unify to establish a presence in the decision-making processes and policies that impact our communities.  More than 40 agencies, organizations and departments comprise this NHPI 3R Team.

COMMITTEES

  • Testing, Tracing & Isolation             Mondays, 2 – 4 PM
  • Policy                                               Mondays, 4 – 6 PM
  • Social Support/Recovery                Tuesdays, 12 – 2 PM
  • Communications                             Thursdays, 12:45 – 2 PM
  • Data & Research                             Fridays, 10 AM – 12 PM

To participate in a committee, please complete this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6P2WJL9

To share information or resources, complete this form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6FXZJRG

Find Out More
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Aloha Connects Innovation (ACI)

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From: Pono Shim <pshim@oedb.biz>
Date: September 20, 2020 at 10:30:10 AM HST

Aloha mai kakou,  

For the past 3 months we (Economic Development Alliance of Hawaii, skilled consultants, and program designer Omar Sultan) have been working on a program to work with the State of Hawaii to use Cares Act Funding to assist displaced workers or individuals who have been significantly affected financially by COVID 19. This past week with the signing of the contract the Governor issued the Press Release with the Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism.  

The State’s program funding will help 350 participants to be placed in Host Companies who have the ability and need to host, train, and support a couple of participants in their organizations thru a paid internship thru December 15th. We know that we cannot help the thousands of individuals suffering thru the pandemic and that there are more businesses that would like to participate then we can onboard. However, we strongly recommend and hope that you will register as either a “Participant” or “Host Company” (if you can support a couple of interns and are aligned with the objectives/compliance of the program).  

Please visit www.edahawaii.org and click on Aloha Connects Innovation “learn more” tab. When you enter the page please select either Participant or Host Company based on your interest and review the information. When you get to the bottom of the page you can select “learn more” to be a Participant (you can register there) or if you’re desiring to be a Host Company you can select “register”. We should be following up with you within the week.  

To reiterate we know we cannot assist all (including companies who would like to Host participants) in being placed in ACI but please don’t be discouraged. If more funding is released thru Congress and subsequently our local Government we believe that we have designed infrastructure for more funding to be invested to help more people discover new career opportunities and skills for their future thru ACI.  

To that point we would love the opportunity to train/prepare displaced workers to position themselves for these types of opportunities regardless if they get placed or not. In a partnership with Microsoft and my Higher Skills Academy training we have opened up training that we begin every 2 weeks for free. We also know that thru these trainings we are opening relationships with ourselves with the hope that these relationships can be helpful to your future. If this is of value to you please register here:

Friday, October 2, 2020 10:00 AM Hawaii – Higher Skills Academy
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqf-GhpjgpE9AyISQQ8hakSCr4YqU2-gLG

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   Another free training (thru the end of the 2020 year) you can immediately register thru the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation website https://www.htdc.org/workforce-recovery-initiative-by-coursera/ for over 3800 courses thru the Coursera online learning platform.  

If the menu options are too vast and you don’t know where to begin or choose and would like assistance in considering career opportunities and what pathway you might consider we are hosting a free “Choosing a Path” webinar on September 28 at noon please register here:

Monday, September 28, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Hawaii –
“Choosing a Path” Webinar
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsdeqqpz4oH9zFR5PZobyQXJd5umUeaSl9

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Please feel free to share this message with others.  

Mahalo nui loa,
Pono  
Pono Shim Oahu Economic Development Board

 Additional Higher Skills Academy registration dates will be posted on the OEDB websiteat www.oedb.biz as the information becomes available.

Sexual Violence Prevention Webinar

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Sponsored by:
The Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC)
A program of Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children

Join us for a webinar designed for high school and college students, as well as parents wanting to be informed. Through the viewing and discussion of “SHOTS” a short film developed by the SATC and the Hawai‘i Coalition Against Sexual Assault, we’ll bring this high-risk intersection to life for you. Learn what contributes to the danger, and what can be done to reduce risk.

Click here to register for July 23 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Click here to register for July 30 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Click here to register for August 6 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Click here to register for August 13 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

COVID-19 PHA Webinar: Clusters & Case Counts: Surviving the Second Wave with Lt. Gov. Josh Green

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August 5th Presenter will be Lieutenant Governor, Josh Green, MD.
https://youtu.be/v3xShwZ_nJI

With the rapid changes regarding COVID-19, it can be difficult to stay up to date with all that is happening in our islands. The Hawai‘i Public Health Institute (HIPHI) will be offering a series of webinars on the impact of COVID-19 on our communities.

After working hard to get our recorded cases down, how concerning are Hawaiiʻs current spikes in COVID-19 cases?

Find out what this means for our state and how we should be responding in our second update from Lieutenant Governor Josh Green.

COVID19 – Ka‘u Community Meeting

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13 July 2020

Video Recording of Meeting: https://youtu.be/hYQGdYdEtwY (1hr 39m)

THE COMMUNITY IS INVITED TO A
“KA’U COVID 19  UPDATE” 
INFORMATIONAL / EDUCATIONAL MEETING

DATE:     MONDAY   JULY 13, 2020
TIME:      REGISTRATION @ 4:30PM
   MEETING @ 5:00PM – 6:30PM (STARTS / ENDS PROMPTLY)
PLACE:   PAHALA  COMMUNITY CENTER 
                                      (next to Fire Station)

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Wearing of Mask and Social Distancing  is required.
To remain in  compliance to Hawaii State Covid 19 Mandates, seating is limited, attendance is based on “First-Come-First-Serve”.

PARTICIPATION VIA  ZOOM IS ALSO AVAILABLE: 
Email krhcai@yahoo.com or Call the Ka’u Resource & Distance Learning Center at 928-0101 for ZOOM connectivity information.

                COME  JOIN  US  AND “TALK STORY”  WITH: 

  • HAWAII COUNTY MAYOR HARRY KIM
  • HAWAII STATE Lt. GOVERNOR JOSH GREEN
  • Dr. SCOTT MISCOVICH, FOUNDER OF PREMIER MEDICAL GROUP
  • DAN BRINKMAN, CEO EAST HAWAII / HHSC
  • MERILYN HARRIS, KA’U HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR
  • ERIC HONDA, INTERIM DEPT. OF HEALTH DISTRICT HEALTH OFFICER

MAHALO!   TO EVERYONE FOR SUPPORTING  KA’U COMMUNITY CONCERNS.

Business Planning for Non-Profits – A FREE One Day Event at Alu Like, Inc. Office in Hilo

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To assist the communities we serve, Hiilei Aloha, LLC and Alu Like, Inc. are collaborating to bring Business Planning for Non-Profits in Hilo. This FREE one day event will occur on March 4, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Seating is limited to 15 people. Registration forms need to be received before/on March 2, 2015.

Click on the links for more information or to print and submit your registration. Hiilei Aloha, LLC - Registration FormHiilei Aloha, LLC - Registration Announcement

Registration Form      Registration Announcement

One Exam Finished and Two More to GO!

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KRHCAI Nursing Scholarship Application

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Ka’u Rural Health Community Association’s Nursing Scholarship Program is offering (2) Two Awards for 2015 Summer Semester. The Nursing Scholarship Program was established from generous individuals, businesses and organizations dedicated in providing educational opportunities to the residents of Ka’u.

The Nursing Scholarship will be awarded to applicants seeking higher education in the following healthcare related field:

  • Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA)
  • Medical Assistant
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
  • Bachelor in Science of Nursing (BSN)

Interested applicants can download the PDF link  and mail or hand deliver the application to the Ka’u Resource and Distance Learning Center. The application deadline is March 2, 2015 @ 4:30 p.m. For more information, please refer to the link below.

KRHCAI Nursing Scholarship Application

Forging Ahead – Investing in Education

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A Refresher in Academics

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