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Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act (NHHCIA)

Apply at by 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday, June 1, 2015

FY 2015 NHHCIA Technical Assistance webinar

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 4-5 p.m. ET

Phone: 1-888-469-2151 | Passcode: 4463737


FY 2015 NHHCIA Technical Assistance Presentation (PDF - 157 KB)

Purpose of the Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act 

The Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act (NHHCIA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 11701 and 11714, is a Congressional Special Initiative with the purpose of improving the provision of comprehensive disease prevention, health promotion, and primary care services to Native Hawaiians.

The NHHCIA authorizes funding opportunities for the following activities:

  • Service grant to Papa Ola Lokahi (POL) for the activities described in the NHHCIA, including the coordination of the health care programs and services provided to Native Hawaiians.
  • Service grants to the five recognized community-based Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems (NHHCS) to provide a full range of services identified by the legislation and tailored to fit the needs of their respective island communities.

Eligible Applicants

Applicants are limited to currently funded NHHCS and POL. See the FOA for a listing of each eligible applicant and its funding level.

Forms and Sample Documents*


* Persons using assistive technology may not be able to fully access information in some of the file attachments. We are working to make all files fully compliant, fillable forms by April 30, 2015. If you need assistance, please contact Amy Harbaugh at 301-594-4300.


Program Information
Amy Harbaugh
Bureau of Primary Health Care
Office of Policy and Program Development

Budget Information
Christie Walker
Office of Federal Assistance Management
Division of Grants Management Operations