2019 Awards & Scholarship Gala


Each year HAH recognizes top-performing staff from Hawaii’s hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, home care companies and hospices.  Join HAH as we honor the caregivers, physicians, leaders and behind-the-scenes heroes who profoundly impact people’s lives every day.

This year, the 2019 HAH Awards and Scholarship Gala “Royal Red Ball” will be held on Saturday, October 26 at the Ko`olau Ballrooms at 5:00 pm.

Award Winners

HAWAII HEALTHCARE HERO WINNERS

Brandy Boyce, RN
Kapi`olani Medical Center for Women & Children

 

 

 

 

Lyne Elsman and Jocelyn Nishioka
The Queen’s Medical Center

Walter Igawa-Silva, MD
Straub Medical Center
Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System

 

 

 

 

Mervin (Merv) Lum, RPh
Foodland Pharmacy – Kapolei

 

 

 

 

 

Agusta (Angie) Yoro
Kalākaua Gardens

 

 

 

 

 

 

PEER-NOMINATED WINNERS

Advocacy
Kurt Akamine, NHA, PNG

Garden Isle Rehabilitation and Healthcare

 

 

 

 

Advocacy
Brenda Ho, MS, RN
Hawaii Care Choices formerly Hospice of Hilo

 

 

 

 

Distinguished Service
Fawn Gould
Pali Momi Medical Center

 

 

 

 

 

Executive
Arthur Ushijima
The Queen’s Health Systems

 

 

 

 

Leadership
Laura Bonilla, FACHE, MA, BSN
Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children

 

 

 

 

Physician of the Year
Elliot Kalauawa, MD
Waikiki Health

 

 

 

 

 

Professional with Heart
Mohammad Khalil, RN
Pali Momi Medical Center

 

 

 

 

 

Public Health
Joy Barua, MBA, MA-OC
Kaiser Permanente

 

 

 

 

 

Rose Ann Poyzer Caregiver
Ruth Chow
CareResource Hawaii

 

 

 

 

 

Emergency Manager
Striker Thomas
Shriners Hospitals for Children-Honolulu

 

 

 

 

Achievement in Advocacy
Representative Sylvia Luke

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legislator of the Year
Representative Joy San Buenaventura

 

 

 

 

 

Legislator of the Year
Senator Russell Ruderman

 

 

 

 

 

Mahalo to our Silent Auction and Wine Cellar Donors

Aiko Holmberg

Anna Arita

Bess Hayashi

Beth Hoban

Bottega Antoine/Ces

Brandi Schuyler

Cathi Ben-Yossef

Claire Imaye

Clyde and Brenda Ho

Colleen Garrett

Corinne Suzuka

CW Associates, CPAs

Daniel Kelly

DK Restaurants

Duwayne & Neon Akui

D’Vine Kailua Wine Bar

Emilie Smith

First Hawaiian Bank

Gail Coleman

Gina Gibo

Goofications

HADONA/Margaret Salvador

Hale Ku’ike

Hilton & Kathy Raethel

Jamie Velasco

Jordynn Velasco

Kahala Nui

Kapi`olani Medical Center for Women & Children

Ko`olau Ballrooms

Koloa Rum Company

Lori Henning

Mark Yamakawa

Michelle Iha Yu

mPower Hawaii

Nalani Akui

Oeno Winemaking

One Kalakaua Senior Living

Paige Heckathorn-Choy

Patrick Harrison

Pomai Velasco

Prime Care Services Hawaii, Inc.

Purve Donuts

SH Consulting LLC

Sharie Higashionna-Ibarra

Sheraton Waikiki

Stacy Wong

The Kobayashi Hoshino Group

Mahalo to Our Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Ruby Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emerald Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pearl Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsors