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Why the Asian-Pacific Islander Label is Inaccurate 

By: Lucy Hu | I grew up surrounded by “Pasifika” culture. Soaking up the languages, celebrating Samoan dance at festivals, eating delicious Tongan food, and even watching satirical “brown TV.” The shows, food, and culture weren’t spectacles — they were simply a part of New Zealand life.

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APIAHF mourns the loss of two Native Hawaiian leaders

WASHINGTON – Last week, our world lost two Native Hawaiian leaders who have been dear partners of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), Senator Daniel K. Akaka and Victor “Uncle” Kaiwi Pang. Senator Akaka represented Hawaii in Congress for 36 years. In that time, he was a champion for Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and…

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Featured Resources


Letter of Organizational Support for HEAA 2018


Over 300 groups comprise the HEAA Community Working Group dedicated to supporting the solutions advanced in HEAA. This organizational letter of support to health leaders of the Congressional Tri-Caucus expresses support for the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018 (HEAA). HEAA is a comprehensive, broadly-supported legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. HEAA is…


Accelerator Lab RFP


The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) is pleased to announce a grant opportunity for community-based organizations (CBOs) in the U.S. Southwestern states (Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado) via the APIAHF Accelerator Lab – Southwest (Accelerator Lab). The Accelerator Lab seeks to provide CBOs serving Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders…