A research study centered on reasons Native Hawaiian families and others leave, return, or remain in Hawai‘i and the connection between movement and key individual, economic, environmental, or social events.
A research study that seeks to understand the factors and determinants that influence behaviors and the experiences that lead to positive life choices, well-being, and leadership qualities for Native Hawaiian youth.
The production of the next iteration of Ka Huaka‘i to be released at the end of 2020. Ka Huaka‘i is a comprehensive data source on Native Hawaiian physical, spiritual, material, social, economic, cultural, and cognitive well-being. Previous editions can be accessed here.
A collaborative effort among KS and other Native Hawaiian serving organizations to gather data related to Native Hawaiian well-being from a statewide, randomized survey conducted by SMS Research.
KS provides support to five research studies that explore the topic area of “Native Hawaiian Well-being through Collective Transformation.” Study topics include examining pathways of Hawaiian culture-based education teachers, the health impacts of ‘āina-based programs, building of a Native Hawaiian dietetic workforce, examination of cultural restoration, and the social conditions of teen pregnancy. See our Research collaborations page for more information.
Kūkulu Kumuhana: A convening headed by Lili‘iuokalani Trust and numerous sponsors to create “new and radical understandings of Native Hawaiian wellbeing” to inform cross-organizational data and research efforts.
Native Control of Native Research: A series of events held by the Native Hawaiian Education Council and numerous sponsors to create a community-driven Native Hawaiian research agenda.