Frequently Asked Questions
Who can participate?
Anyone who: identifies as Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander; is 18 years of age or older; is able to show current medication for high blood pressure and/or type 2 diabetes; has reliable internet access, a computer and/or smartphone, and active email account; and can attend zoom meetings and classes.
How long is the program?
Online participation in the HHAPI program is 6 months.
What is the cost?
Participation in the HHAPI program is FREE!
What will I be asked to do?
HHAPI program participants are asked to provide information about their health on a private call with study staff, and attend 4 online group classes every other week to learn about heart healthy eating. Participants also receive a $50 grocery order at each of the 4 classes!
How is this information used?
All information that participants provide about their health is kept confidential. After the study is over, the information collected will be used to improve the program and advocate for future programs that promote health and well-being among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.
Who created HHAPI?
The HHAPI program was designed with input from Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders who live with high blood pressure and diabetes.