Promising Practice: Helping Rural Hawaii THRIVE

By: Beth Blevins Residents in rural communities across the Hawaiian Islands have been sharing their “stories of health” in community meetings as part of an effort to build a framework of health derived from community values and practices. “A common thread in all these...

Hawaii SORH Addresses Rural Oral Health with Hawaii Smiles Program

With funding from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Oral Health Infrastructure Grant, the Hawaii SORH has partnered with the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH), Family Health Services Division to assist in rebuilding its oral public health...

Scott Daniels Hawaii April 2013

Scott Daniels is the director of the Hawaii State Office of Rural Health. He is also currently the Secretary of the NOSORH Board. You’ve said that management is different than leadership. How? The simple answer is that, as Peter Drucker said, “Management is doing...