UPIHC was founded in 2011 by representatives of six founding organizations: National Tongan American Society, The Queen Center, Hui Hawai’i o Utah Hawaiian Civic Club, Utah Department of Health, Association for Utah Community Health, and Granite School District.

Our Mission

The mission of the Utah Pacific Islander Health Coalition is to reduce health disparities and increase access to affordable and culturally responsive wellness services for Utah Pacific Islanders.

Our Vision

Healthier Pacific Islander communities through effective outreach, innovative intervention, and sustainable partnerships with health organizations, providers, advocates, and policymakers.

Meet Our Board Members

Jacob Fitisemanu

Utah Department of Health,

Health Clinics of Utah

Tufui Taukei'aho

Granite Technical Institute

Karen Mulitalo, MPAS, PA-C

University of Utah

Margarita Satini

Utah Pacific Islander Civic Engagement Coalition

Dr. Kalani Raphael

University of Utah Hospitals

Charlene Lui

Granite School District

Fahina Pasi

National Tongan American Society

Susi Feltch-Malohifo'ou

Pacific Islander Knowledge to Action Resources

Joyce & Sale Ah You

The Queen Center

Dr. Nia Aitaoto

University of Utah Health

Laneta Fitisemanu

Westminster College

Tima Clawson

Utah Department of Health, Office of Health Disparities

Our Member Organizations