As owner and president, Stacy researches and writes about the connection between a healthy well balanced lifestyle and a reduced risk of chronic diseases. Through her work, she also addresses the need for community lead wellness initiatives that are sustainable, culturally based, and will be taught generation to generation. Stacy is working toward her PhD degree in nutrition and physical activity with a goal to prevent diabetes in Native Hawaiians and Pacific Island cultures by focusing on a family ohana wellness system starting prenatally.
Stacy Haumea received her Master of Public Health in Nutrition from University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu, Hawaii. There she focused on clinical and community counseling for a variety of nutrition-related issues. After receiving her master’s degree, Stacy completed a dietetic internship at University of Hawaii at Manoa and became a registered dietitian. Her internship rotations included work on the national Produce for Better Health ʻ5 A Dayʻ campaign through the Hawaii State Department of Health Nutrition Branch, clinical work at the Queenʻs Medical Center, and counseling of patients at the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Community Health Center.
Stacy received the Cary D. White Scholarship during her graduate work at University of Hawaii at Manoa. She received her bachelor's degree in nutrition from the Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
While living on the Big Island of Hawaii, Stacy has been employed as a Nutrition Provider at Bay Clinic Inc. and teachs undergraduate courses in nutrition at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, School of Nursing, and Food Service and Hospitality Program at Hawaii Community College since 1999. Her philosophy in her professional work has always been – Exercise and Eat everything in moderation with variety.
Stacy Haumea is a wife, a mother, a Hawaiian Outrigger canoe and stand up paddler, a lofe long student of perpetuating a Hawaiian polynasian culture and lifestyle and is here to serve others for Akuaʻs purpose.