All documents (PDF files) are in Chinese Traditional only and are intended for educational purposes to facilitate the discussion of the topics with Hawaii residents with limited English proficiency. The Hawaii Advance Directive is the only exception, with a bilingual layout block by block.
Please visit the English background page for more information as well as an English PDF of the translated document.
For more Chinese language information and materials please visit:
We want to extend a big thank you to the Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care for their wonderful collaboration translating the Kōkua Mau documents.
As more Chinese language materials become available we may list selected resources from other organizations here.
Multilingual Resources including Advance Directives or POLST are available on the Kōkua Mau website: www.kokuamau.org/languages.
We thank the collaborative effort of our sponsors that made this translation project possible.
Executive Office on Aging (EOA)
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC)
Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA)
Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii
University Health Alliance (UHA)