Hawaii Healthcare Heroes

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Hawaii Healthcare Hero Winners

Christie Izutsu, MD
Kidney Clinic of Hawaii

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Valerie Janikowski, RN
Formerly with Ke `Ola Hou Lana`i
Currently with Arcadia Home Health (Lana`i)

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Dee Ono, RN, CWS, CRNI
West Hawaii Home Health Services

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Rebecca Sawai, MD
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii

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Lesley Yoshimori, RN, MPH
Family Medicine Clinic at Tripler Army Medical Center

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Who is your Hawaii Healthcare Hero?

A Hawaii Healthcare Hero is an extraordinary healthcare worker who went above and beyond to care for you or a loved one in a way that you’ll always remember.

Who is your Hawaii Healthcare Hero? Was it…

    • The ER worker who saved your keiki’s life?
    • The nursing home aide who patiently fed your dad during the confusion of his dementia?
    • The hospice worker who eased your grandma’s distress?
    • The hospital housekeeper who smiled at you day after day when you really needed it?
    • The nurse who came to your home to help you recover after your stroke?
    • The medical equipment provider who came in on a Sunday so you could be discharged from the hospital with your wheelchair?
    • The paramedic who re-started your heart?
    • The dialysis nurse who has helped to keep you alive?
    • Or the physical therapist who helped you heal after your accident?
Click here to see the 2017 Hawaii Healthcare Hero Winners


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