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Heather  Greenwood

Name :

Heather Greenwood

Title :

Asst Extn Agent

Unit :

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Office :

Kahului Extension Office

Address :

310 Kaahumanu Ave Bldg 214
                  Kahului, HI 96732

Phone :

(808)244-3242 ext. 226

Fax :

(808)244-7089

E-mail :

greenwoodh@ctahr.hawaii.edu

Professional Prep/Appointments :


MS      Gerontology, 2007, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

BS       Family and Consumer Science, 1996, Utah State University, Logan, UT



Projects :


  • Hi'i Na Kupuna Coalition for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Maui
  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers
  • Financial and Nutrition on the Bookshelf: An Intergenerational Approach to Nutrition and Financial Education in Preschools
  • Foster Grandparent Program
  • UH Cares
  • Fun Food Fridays: An Intergenerational Approach to Teaching the Science and Math of the Kitchen


Extension Interests :


  • Grandparents (and other relatives) Caring for Grandchildren
  • Family / Informal Caregivers
  • Intergenerational Relationships
  • Intergenerational Mentoring


Selected Publications :


  • Greenwood, H. & Mendelsen, M. (2011). Community Profile: Nisei Veterans Memorial Center.  Journal for Intergenerational Relationships. (in press)
  • Greenwood, H., Chow, P., Cheang, M, & Yancura, L. (2011).  101 Ideas for Managing Caregiver Stress. Brochure, Building Support for Family Caregivers in the Workplace. Ohana Caregivers Publication (in press) (NEED URL)
  • Greenwood, H., Chow, P., Cheang, M, & Yancura, L. (2011). Resource Guide for ‘Ohana Caregivers Who Care for Older Adults.  Brochure.  Building Support for Family Caregivers in the Workplace Project.  ‘Ohana Caregivers Publication (in press)
  • Greenwood, H., Chow, P., Cheang, M, & Yancura, L. (2011).  Caring for the Caregiver.  Brochure.  Building Support for Family Caregivers in the Workplace.  ‘Ohana Caregivers Publication (in press)
  • Greenwood, H. & Nakamura-Tengan, L. (2010).  Fun Food Fridays: Intergenerational Cooking School in Maui County (pilot curriculum under final revision)
  • Greenwood, H. et al (2010). Ka Aha: Weaving Generations to Build Healthy Communities.  Web-based Intergenerational program.
  • Greenwood, H. (2007). More Than Crosswords: Strategies to Maintain Brain Health in Late Life. Curriculum.
  • Greenwood, H., Forrester, M., Hyland, H., & Jones, L. (2007). Active Aging: Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Later Life. Curriculum.