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What is the meaning of aalii in Hawaiian culture?

‘A‘ali‘i in Hawaiian Culture: ‘A‘ali‘i is a prominent plant in Hawaiian culture and is often mentioned in oli and mele. In the ‘Ōlelo Noeau there are three phrases that make reference to the resilience of ‘a‘ali‘i against the strong winds where it often grows.

What is a Native Hawaiian American?

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander is defined as “a person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.” 1 There were over 16.6 million Asian Americans in the United States in 2016—approximately 5.2% of the total U.S. population.

How do you identify ‘a‘ali‘i seeds?

Collecting Seeds: Ripe (i.e., dry and brown) ‘a‘ali‘i fruits can be found from spring through fall. Each fruit normally holds 2-4 small (2-3 mm), hard, black, round seeds. In my experience, fruit color does not breed true in ‘a‘ali‘i.

What are the different types of ‘a‘ali‘i?

There are even different forms of ‘a‘ali‘i including a prostrate variety that never grows above your knee, and taller ‘a‘ali‘i that can be pruned into an attractive small tree.

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What is Asian American?

Asian American is defined by the Office of Management and Budget as “a person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.” 1 The six largest sub-groups of Asian Americans are from China, the Philippines, India, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan. 2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander is …


What are the leading causes of death among AA/NH/PI?

The three leading causes of death among AA/NH/PI are cancer, heart disease , and stroke ,7 all of which can be caused by cigarette smoking. Hawaiian men and women have the highest rates of lung cancer deaths. 8. Filipino men and women have the lowest rates of lung cancer deaths. 8.


How many Asian Americans were there in 2016?

There were over 16.6 million Asian Americans in the United States in 2016—approximately 5.2% of the total U.S. population.


Office of Tribal Affairs (OTAP)

OTAP is an office within the SAMHSA, which serves as the primary point of contact for tribal governments, tribal organizations, federal departments and agencies, and other governments and agencies on behavioral health issues facing American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) in the United States.


SAMHSA Data, Reports, and Issue Briefs

The Behavioral Health Barometer: United States, Volume 6 The national report presents data from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services. It is one of a series of national, regional, and state reports that provide a snapshot of substance use and mental health in the United States.

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