Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act (NHHCIA) Non-Competing Continuation for Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems and Papa Ola Lokahi (5-H1C-20-001)

Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Native Hawaiian Technical Assistance

Access the Non-Competing Continuation Instructions  (PDF - 347 KB)

View technical assistance webinar recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer

View Presentation Slides  (PDF - 1.8 MB)

Contact for More Information


The Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act (NHHCIA)(42 U.S.C. 11701 and 11714, as amended), is a Congressional Special Initiative with the purpose of improving the provision of comprehensive disease prevention, health promotion, and primary care services to Native Hawaiians.

The NHHCIA authorizes:

  • A service grant to Papa Ola Lokahi (POL) for the activities described in the NHHCIA, including the coordination of health care programs and services provided to Native Hawaiians.
  • Service grants to the five recognized community-based Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems (NHHCS) to provide a full range of services identified by the legislation and tailored to fit respective island community needs.

Eligibility and Resources

Submissions will be completed entirely within EHBs. Access the below PDF files of select components to help develop your submission. Submissions must be provided from currently funded NHHCS and POL. See the Instructions for a full list of eligible organizations, funding levels, submission components, and detailed guidance.

Forms and Sample Documents

POL Only




Prior Year Notice of Funding Opportunity

FY 2018 Notice of Funding Opportunity (HRSA-18-020) (PDF -294 KB)


Program Information

Email Rael Ammon

Budget Information

Email Christie Walker

EHBs Health Center Program Support

Health Center Program Support Telephone: 877-464-4772 (select option 1) or complete the BPHC Contact Form HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer.
8:30 am to 5:30 pm ET, Monday through Friday (except federal holidays)


Date Last Reviewed:  March 2020