Continuing education sessions

Quarterly webinar sessions are made available to trained cancer patient navigators. Input from our annual Ho'okele i ke Ola survey helps to design the schedule of contuing education sessions.

These sessions will be hosted quarterly via GoToWebinar with limited seating available for those on O'ahu. For more information on continuing education sessions or to listen to archived webinars, contact

To view past webinars, click on the links below:

Medicaid/MedQUEST Programs, Helene Canella, Malama I Ke Ola Health Center

Cancer Communication: Supporting Patients in Managing Information about their Diagnosis, Nia Aitaoto, PhD, MPH, MS

Journey Connections Online Resources Database, Amanda Allison, MA & Alex Nava

Navigation Program Development, Ho'okele i ke Ola Team

Coping with Grief during the Holidays, Aki Morita, Psy.D., Hospice Hawai'i

Psychological Well-Being: Fear of Recurrence, Cheryl Ramos, PhD, University of Hawai'i Hilo

Effective Charting for Navigators, Avette Ponce, Moloka'i General Hospital

Caring for Pancreatic Cancer Patients, Midgie Taira, MSN, RN, Pali Momi Medical Center

Pancreatic Cancer, Shane Morita, MD, The Queen's Medical Center

For Archived Sessions, contact the Ho'okele i ke Ola Team at

  • Smoking Cessation during Cancer Treatment, LorrieAnn Santos, MPA, The Queen's Medical Center
  • Coping with the Costs of Cancer, LorrieAnn Santos, MPA, The Queen's Medical Center
  • Ovarian Cancer, Reni Soon, MD, UH John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • Radiation Therapy 101, Susie Chen, MD, Radiation Oncologist
  • Prostate Cancer, Pat Nishimoto, PhD, Tripler Army Medical Center
  • Healing without Words: Art & Music Therapy, Pat Nishimoto, PhD, Tripler Army Medical Center
  • The Grief Journey, Felicia Marquez-Wong, LSW, QCSW, CT, St. Francis Hospice