Wakinekona Data Network comprises of a partnership led by PICA-WA with the Indigenous Research Wellness Institute (UW) and IREACH (WSU) to conduct NH/PI research where data is collected by the Pasifika community, owned by the Pasifika community and used by the Pasifika Community to advance our wellness in Washington State.

Principal Investigators

Michael S. Spencer

Presidential Term Professor; Director, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander & Oceanic Affairs
PhD, University of Washington

Ka'imi Sinclair

Associate Professor and Co-Director, Partnerships for Native Health/Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH), WSU
Co-Leader, Outreach, Recruitment, and Engagement Core, ADRC