Lehua Keliikoa


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Biomed D-104AB

Lehua Brooke Keliikoa, DrPH

Associate Specialist

Academic Degrees

  • DrPH (Community-Based and Translational Research), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • MPH (Social and Behavioral Health Sciences), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • BA (Psychology), Lewis & Clark College

Research Interests

  • Built environment approaches to promote physical activity
  • Coalitions
  • Community-level interventions
  • Program evaluation; utilization-focused evaluation

Selected Publications

Keliikoa, L.B., Packard, M.Y., Hansen Smith, H., Kim, I.N., Akasaki, K.A., & Stupplebeen, D.A. (2018). Evaluation of a community wayfinding signage project in Hawai‘i: Perspectives of pedestrians and bicyclists. Journal of Transport & Health, 11, 25-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2018.09.008 
Choy, L.B., Maddock, J.E., Brody, B., Richards, K.L., & Braun, K.L. (2016). Examining the role of a community coalition in facilitating policy and environmental changes to promote physical activity: The case of Get Fit Kaua‘i. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 6, 638-647. doi:10.1007/s13142-015-0379-z   

Choy, L.B., Hansen Smith, H., Espiritu, J., Higa, E., Lee, T., & Maddock, J. (2015). Initiating bicycle sharing in Hawai‘i: Lessons learned from a small pilot bike share program. Insights in Public Health. Hawai‘i Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 74, 348-351. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4610262/