42 U.S. Code § 11704 - Functions of Papa Ola Lokahi
Papa Ola Lokahi shall be responsible for the—
(1) coordination, implementation, and updating, as appropriate, of the comprehensive health care master plan developed pursuant to section 11703 of this title;
(3) identification of and research into the diseases that are most prevalent among Native Hawaiians, including behavioral, biomedical, epidemiological, and health services; and
(b) Special project funds
Papa Ola Lokahi is authorized to receive special project funds that may be appropriated for the purpose of research on the health status of Native Hawaiians or for the purpose of addressing the health care needs of Native Hawaiians.
Papa Ola Lokahi shall serve as a clearinghouse for:
(d) Coordination of programs and services
Papa Ola Lokahi shall, to the maximum extent possible, coordinate and assist the health care programs and services provided to Native Hawaiians.
(e) Technical support
Papa Ola Lokahi shall act as a statewide infrastructure to provide technical support and coordination of training and technical assistance to the Native Hawaiian health care systems.
Source(Pub. L. 100–579, § 5,Oct. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 2919; Pub. L. 100–690, title II, § 2305,Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4225; Pub. L. 102–396, title IX, § 9168,Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1948.)
The 1992 amendment is based on section 1 of S. 2681, One Hundred Second Congress, as passed by the Senate on Aug. 7, 1992, and enacted into law by section 9168 ofPub. L. 102–396. Section 9168, which referred to S. 2681, as passed by the Senate on “September 12, 1992”, has been treated as referring to S. 2681, as passed by the Senate on Aug. 7, 1992, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Pub. L. 100–579and Pub. L. 100–690enacted substantially identical sections. The text of this section is based on section 1 ofPub. L. 100–579, as subsequently amended.
1992—Pub. L. 102–396amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to administrative grant for Papa Ola Lokahi.