HHI Publications


  1. Beckelman, T., Sinclair-White, B., Mcgurk, M., Donohoe-Mather, C., Vu, U., Ching, L., . . . Keliikoa, L. (2020). Encouraging Adults to Choose Healthy Now: A Hawai‘i Convenience Store Intervention. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. (Summary)
  2. Buchthal, O.V., Wolff, G., Kittinger, D., Schaeffner, D., & Nelson-Hurwitz, D. (2018). Using spatial analysis to strategize promotion of EBT usage at farmers markets. Journal of Public Health Nutrition. 2018, Aug 29: 1-7. (Summary)
  3. Kahin, S. A., McGurk, M., Hansen-Smith, H., West, M., Li, R., & Lopez Melcher, C. (2017). Key program findings and insights from the baby-friendly Hawai‘i project. Journal of Human Lactation, 33(2), 409-414. (Summary)
  4. Buchthal, O.V., Foerster, S.B., Jacobs, L., Jernigan, J., Keller, K.J.M., LeGros, T., Neja-Riese, A., Odoms-Young, A., & Panken, S. (2016). Chapter 3 Sectors of influence. The supplemental nutrition assistance program education (SNAP-ED) evaluation framework: nutrition, physical activity, and obesity prevention indicators, 139-216. (Summary)
  5. Buchthal, O.V. & Maddock, J.E. (2015). Mapping the possibilities: using network analysis to identify opportunities for building partnerships with diverse low-income communities. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 47, 300-307. (Summary)
  6. Donohoe Mather, C. M. and McGurk, M. D. (2014). Promoting Healthy Snack and Beverage Choices in Hawai‘i Worksites: The Choose Healthy Now! Pilot Project. Hawai‘i Journal of Medicine & Public Health, Insights in Public Health, 73(11), 365-370. (Summary)
  7. Buchthal, O.V., Doff, A.L., Hsu, L.A., Silbanuz, A., Heinrich, K.M., & Maddock, J.E. (2011). Avoiding a knowledge gap in a multiethnic statewide social marketing campaign – is cultural tailoring sufficient? Journal of Health Communication, 16, 314-327. (Summary)
  8. Lee, R.E., Heinrich, K.M., Medina, A.V., Regan, G.R., Reese-Smith, J.Y., Jokura, Y. & Maddock, J.E. (2010). A picture of healthful food environments in two diverse urban cities. Environmental Health Insights, 4, 49-60. (Summary)
  9. Heinrich, K.M., Hsu, LJY, Johnson, C.B., Jokura, Y., Rider, M. & Maddock, J.E. (2008). Food security issues for low-income Hawaiʻi residents. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 20 Supp 64-69. (Summary)

Physical Activity

  1. 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. (Summary)
  2. Choy, L. B., Smith, H. H., Espiritu, J., Higa, E., Lee, T., & Maddock, J. (2015). Insights in Public Health: Initiating bicycle sharing in Hawai'i: lessons learned from a small pilot bike share program. Hawai'i journal of Medicine & Public Health: A Journal of Asia Pacific Medicine & Public Health, 74(10), 348-51. (Summary)
  3. Maddock, J.E., Ramirez, V., Heinrich, K.M., Zhang, M., & Brunner, I.M. (2012). A statewide observational assessment of the pedestrian and cycling environment in Hawaiʻi, 2010. Preventing Chronic Disease, 9: 110096. (Summary)
  4. Chung-Do, J., Davis, E.Lee, S., Jokura, Y., Choy, L., & Maddock, J. (2011). An observational study of physical activity in parks in Asian and Pacific Islander communities in urban Honolulu, Hawai‘i, 2009. Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(5). (Summary)
  5. Heinrich, K.M., Maddock, J.E. & Bauman, A. (2011) Exploring the relationship between physical activity knowledge, health outcomes expectancies and behavior. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 8, 404-409. (Summary)
  6. Choy, L.B., McGurk, M.D., Tamashiro, R., & Maddock, J.E. (2008). Increasing access to places for physical activity through a joint use agreement: A case study in urban Honolulu. Preventing Chronic Disease, 5(3). (Summary)
  7. Heinrich, K.M., Jokura, Y. & Maddock, J.E. (2008). Exercise self-efficacy and social norms as psychological predictors of exercise behavior. Athletic Insight, 10(2). (Summary)
  8. Tanaka, C.K., Richards, K.L., Takeuchi, L.S.L., Otani, M. & Maddock, J.E. (2005). Modifying the recess before lunch program: a pilot study in Kaneohe Elementary School. Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 3 (4), 1-7. (Summary)


  1. Agner J, Pirkle C, Irvin L, Maddock, JEBuchthal OV, Yamauchi J, Starr R, Sentell T. The Healthy Hawai‘i Initiative: Insights from two decades of building a culture of health in a multicultural state. BMC Public Health (Summary)
  2. Cacal, S. L., Spock, N., Quensell, M. L.Sentell, T. L., & Stupplebeen, D. A. (2019). Legislative definitions of community health workers: Examples from other states to inform Hawaii. Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 78(6Suppl1): 23-29. (Summary)
  3. Irvin, LH., Johnson, L.., Yamauchi, J., Holmes, JR., Ching, LK., Starr, RR., Pirkle, CM., Sentell, TL. (2019). Insights in Public Health: Formative Factors for a Statewide Tobacco Control Advocacy Infrastructure: Insights from Hawaiʻi. Hawaiʻi Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 78(2):66-70. (Summary)
  4. Choy, L.B., Maddock, J.E., Brody, B., Richards, K. & 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 Kauai. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 6, 638-647. (Summary)
  5. McGurk, M. and Maddock, J. (2016). Changes in policy maker attitudes toward active living communities issues in Hawai‘i, 2007-2013. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 13, 1056-1062. (Summary)
  6. Maddock, J. E., McGurk, M., & Lee, T. (2015). Attitudes of policy makers in Hawai‘i towards public health and related issues before and after an economic recession in the United States. Frontiers, 3(146), 1-5. (Summary)
  7. Heinrich, K.M., Aki, N., Hansen-Smith H., Fenton M. & Maddock, J.E. (2011) A comprehensive multi-level approach for passing safe routes to school and complete streets policies in Hawai‘i. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 8, S35-40. (Summary)
  8. Maddock, J.E., Reger-Nash, B., Heinrich, K., Leyden, K. & Bias, T. (2009). Priority of activity friendly community issues among key decision makers in Hawaiʻi. Journal of Physical Activity and Health,6, 386-390. (Summary)
  9. Heinrich, K.M., Johnson, C. B., Jokura, Y., Nett, B. & Maddock, J.E. (2008). A survey of policies and local ordinances supporting physical activity in Hawaiʻi’s counties. Preventing Chronic Disease, 5(1). (Summary)

Chronic Disease Prevention & Management

  1. Sinclair-White, B., Nett, B., Ilagan, L., Cacal, S.L., Vu, U., Ching, L.K., Pirkle, C.M., Keliikoa, L.B. (2020). Insights in Public Health: Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of the Prevent Diabetes, Hawai‘i Campaign. 79(3):86-90. (Summary)
  2. Sentell, T. L., Ching, L., Cacal, S. L, & Rowan, K. (2019). Community-clinical linkages within health care in Hawaii: History, innovation, and future directions. Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 78(6Suppl1): 3-5. (Summary)
  3. Stupplebeen, D., Barnett-Sherrill, A. T., & Sentell, T. L. (2019). Community health workers in Hawaii: A scoping review and framework analysis of existing evidence. Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 78(6Suppl1): 6-14. (Summary)
  4. Stupplebeen, D. A., Sentell, T. L.Pirkle, C. M., Juan, B., Barnett-Sherrill. A. T., Humphry, J. W., Yoshimura, S. R. Kieman, J., Hartz, C. P., & Keliikoa, L. B. (2019). Community health workers in action: Community-clinical linkages for diabetes prevention and hypertension management at 3 community health centers. Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 78(6Suppl1): 15-22. (Summary)
  5. Trinacty, C. M., Lawall, E., Ashton, M., Taira, D., Seto, T. B., & Sentell, T. L. (2019). Adding social determinants in the electronic health record in clinical care in Hawaii: Supporting community-clinical linages in patient care. Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 78(6Suppl1): 46-51. (Summary)
  6. Pirkle, C. M.Vu, N. D., Ilagan, L. S. K., Cacal, S. L.Stupplebeen, D. A., & Nett, B. (2019). Greater community-clinical linkages and attention to patient life stage: Recommendations to improve diabetes self-management education in Hawaii. Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 78(6Suppl1): 70-77. (Summary)
  7. Kim, J. K., Garrett, L., Latimer, R., Nishizaki, L. K., Kimura, J. A., Taira, D., & Sentell, T. (2019). Ke ku’una na’au: A native Hawaiian behavioral health initiative at the Queen’s medical center. Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 78(6Suppl1): 83-89. (Summary)
  8. Irvin, L., & Sentell, T. L. (2019). Community-clinical linkages supported by the centers for disease control and prevention: The Hawaii department of health perspective. Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 78(6Suppl1): 102-103. (Summary)
  9. Rodericks, R., Vu, U., Holmes, J. R., Ryan, J., Sentell, T., & Saka, S. (2018). Insights in Public Health: Data Highlights from the Hawai'i Youth Risk Behavior Survey: Links Between Academic Achievement and Health Behaviors. Hawai'i Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 77(11), 297–304. (Summary)
  10. Zhang, M., Rodericks, R., Lee, S., & Maddock, J. (2014). Public objections to environmental tobacco smoke among adults in Hawai‘i. Global Health Journal, 1, 29-36. (Summary)
  11. Maddock, J.E., Takeuchi, L., Nett, B., Tanaka, C., Irvin, L., Matsuoka, C. & Wood, B. (2006). Evaluation of a statewide program to reduce chronic disease: the Healthy Hawaiʻi Initiative, 2000-2004. Evaluation and Program Planning, 29, 293-300. (Summary)

Note: HHIET members at the time of project participation are listed in bold.