HICORE — Hawaii Initiative for Childhood Obesity Research and Education
  • Education


    Serving as a center for the education to community members, medical students, residents, physicians and others in the area of childhood and adolescent obesity in Hawaii.

  • Research


    Supporting community-based participatory methods and the socio-ecologic approach to childhood obesity research in Hawaii.

  • Research and Education Targeting Childhood Obesity


    Providing collaborative and multi-disciplinary leadership in research and education targeting childhood and adolescent obesity in Hawaii to improve the health and wellness of Hawaii’s families now and for future generations.



Current Projects

  • Children's Healthy Living Project - New Newsletter
  • Pili 'Aina Project: Partnerships to Overcome Obesity Disparities
  • Ho'ala  - Fighting Obesity in Hawaii County
  • Hawaii Health Matters

Research Resources

  • Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research
  • Pacific Diabetes Education Program (PDEP)
  • Hawaii State Department of Health 
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • State of Hawaii Department of Human Services Databook
  • Native Hawaiian Health Study

Funding Opportunities

  • 2015 RWJF Culture of Health Prize- Call for Applications 
  • NCOOR Funding Opportunities

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Hawaii Physical Activity and Nutrition Newsletter- October 2013


2012-2013 “Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research” course is now open.

Pediatric Obesity Prevention Training

Study Endorses Lipid Screening in Kids

Nutrition and Obesity Prevention CME/CE


A Focus on Childhood Obesity in California

Nutrition and Obesity Prevention CME/CE


Physical Activity Yields Better Academic Peformance in Children

Nutrition and Obesity Prevention CME/CE


An Evaluation of Mother-Centered Anticipatory Guidance to Reduce Obesogenic Infant Feeding Behaviors

Nutrition and Obesity Prevention CME/CE

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Applications being accepted for Ke Ola Mau Scholars Program

August 27, 2014


Consortium Resources Request for Applications

July 21, 2014


Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategies for Rural Communities ToolKit

July 1, 2014

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American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions

Date: June 13-14, 2014


Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research (PAS/ASPR) Joint Meeting - Call for Abstracts

Date: May 3 - May 6, 2014

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