The Lāna'i Community Health Center’s mission is to take care of the community of Lāna`i by directly providing health services (primary care, dental, behavioral health and selected specialty services) to the community; providing activities and services through partnerships with local organizations as well as the many off-island organizations reaching out to Lāna`i by serving as coordinator, advocate, resource, initiator, and convener;
and working collaboratively to provide space for partners who can provide needed services for Lāna`i.
Mon & Wed: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ORAS TI OPISINA
Lunes/Martes/Miyerkule/Biyernes: 9 am-7:30 pm Martes/Huwebes: 8 am-5 pm
Sabado: 8 am-3 pm
Health Center: 333 Sixth Street
Italmeg ti kakalbitan iti mapa tapno maiturong kayo iti Mapa ti Google Ipigket ditoy a pahina: Lugar a masarakan iti 478 Lauhala Place, Lanai City, HI Para ti kadakkelan nga pangbuyaan iti mapa, mabalin nga ipadakkel ken ipabassit, ken iprinta ti direksyon
Aaron is excited about sharing his knowledge and experience in finance with the Health Center. Mr. Fernandez grew up on Lāna’i and left to attend school. Now back as the Lāna’i Branch Manager of First Hawaiian Bank (FHB), he enjoys giving back to the community. Mr. Fernandez is responsible for small business and loan development at FHB as well as overall management of the Lāna’i Branch’s daily activities. He also serves as the community liaison for First Hawaiian on Lāna’i.
He joined the bank in 2011 as customer service representative at the University Branch and has been the Lāna’i Branch Manager in Training since 2012. Prior to joining the bank, he was a financial service representative with Bank of the West in Portland, Oregon and has over six years of financial services experience. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Jennifer began teaching at Lanai High and Elementary School in 2001. She graduated from Utah State University in 1998 with a degree in Family Human Development and earned her Teaching License in Elementary Education from Chapman University in 2000. Since 2001 Jen has split her time, teaching most years and taking four years off to be with her children Keala and Kai. During those years “off”, Jen worked as Program Coordinator for the P-3 Initiative Grant and worked as a Keiki ABC Art Instructor. Jen joins the LCHC board with an aim to server her community and help LCHC achieve its goal of providing the best quality of care on island.
Michele is the daughter of Pete and Charlotte Holsomback of Waipahu, granddaughter of the late Ernest & Rebecca Richardson of Ko’ele. She is a graduate from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Post-Baccalaureate in Secondary Education. Michele is currently the Vice Principal at Lana’i High & Elementary School and was formerly a middle school science teacher and Na Pua No’eau coordinator. She resides in the Lana’i Hawaiian Homelands with her dreamy husband, Zachary and their delightful dog, Marty.
Debbie is a retired bank manager and financial specialist with experience in contract negotiations. Ms. Dela Cruz is a long time member of the BOD Finance Committee. Born on Lāna’i, she moved away, but returned in 1990 after a 23-year absence. In addition to her activities with LCHC, Ms. Dela Cruz is a member of the Lāna’i City Lions Club and a former trustee of the Hawaii Lions Foundation.
Andrew was the owner of International Food and Clothing Center, and ran his business for 35 years. He has been a member of the Maui County Police Commission, and is currently on the Maui County Fire & Safety Commission.
Raised on this Lanai, Max is a 1970 graduate of Lāna’i High and Elementary School (LHES) and attended Leeward Community College, studying Liberal Arts and Travel Industry Management. He is a man of many careers, including pineapple picker, truck driver, Assistant Manager at the King Kam Hotel in Kona, tour guide, Juvenile Detention worker, Sergeant in the Maui Police Department, (Retired in 2007 after 28 years of service), security at the Lāna’i Airport, and now, substitute teacher at LHES. Max is also one of the advisors for the LHES Auto Club. Max notes that he is most proud of his work for the Ice Capades. As a self-motivated patrolman, he was able to “put a real dent in the battle against Crystal Meth this community.” Max is married to Valerie and has 7 children, 30 grand-kids and 3 great-grandchildren. Mr. Kincaid participates in the Lāna’i Heritage subsistence program, serves on the Lāna’i Harbor and Advisory Committee, Board of Variance and Appeals (County of Maui), and is the LHESA Auto Club adviser. His passions include big game fishing, wrenching on cars, customization and repair of boats and cars, music, spending time with his family and being a “Papa”.
A long-time friend of one of the LCHC founders, Phyllis McOmber, Matthew became a board member in September 2017. Matt grew up on Lāna’i and attended Lāna’i High and Elementary School (LHES). Mr. Mano brings to the board a strong interest and expertise in health, government affairs and labor relations. Mr. Mano worked at LHES as an education assistant working with students with mental and physical disabilities. Matt now works at the County of Maui Lāna’i Wastewater Treatment Plant as an operator ensuring a safe environment for the community. In his free time, Matt enjoys the outdoors with family and friends.
Karen de Brum joined the LCHC board in 2019. Ms de Brum is a high school English teacher who joined Lāna‘i High and Elementary School (LHES) in1995. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Karen moved to the Republic of the Marshall Islands in 1991 where she met her husband. After living there for two years she returned the East Coast to get her Master’s Degree and then moved with her Marshallese husband to Lāna‘i City, Hawai‘i in August, 1995. Karen and her husband chose Lāna‘i because it allows a nearly perfect balance of Pacific and western culture in which to raise their three children. Prior to joining the LCHC Board, Ms de Brum partnered with the LCHC to coordinate various student-led place-based, project-based research opportunities that both engage her students and help support the mission of the LCHC and other community stakeholders. In addition to her activities with LCHC, Ms de Brum enjoys any and all ocean sports, hiking, mountain biking, and relaxing with friends and family while watching the sunset.
Currently Manager of Ricky’s Plumbing, his family’s plumbing business. Randon was born and raised on Lāna’I, and his alma mater is Lāna’i High and Elementary School, class of 2004.
His professional goal after taking over the family business is to provide more job opportunities for people on Lāna’i. He’s skilled in rapport building and problem solving. His personal goal is to become healthier, more fit and to play in more tennis tournaments.
Laura Novell, our former Board President, is now living in Texas—providing care for her elderly mother and family. Laura has never forgotten our island and continues to follow LCHC and its growth an activities — often contributing items for our events and outreach. She and her husband, John Schroll, are forever a part of LCHC — both its history and its presence today.
Beverly Zigmond, former board President, is a long-time member of our community having lived on Lāna’i for 25 years and calls this island and community her ‘home’. She is a former small business owner of Pele’s Garden, Lāna’i’s Health Food Store, which opened in 1995, closing due to the economy in 2001. Wanting to continue to be of service to the community, she worked as a domestic violence advocate for Women Helping Women for 12 years. In 2004 she also accepted a role at Aloha House to provide outpatient substance abuse treatment to juveniles, eventually expanding to serve adults as well. In July 2010 Bev became the first certified substance abuse counselor on this island. Beverly also provides home visitation services for Maui Family Support Services, where she combines the roles of Family Support Worker, Clinical Specialist, and Child Development Specialist. She served as a Board member for LCHC early on in our history, and we are very pleased to have her back on our Board now.
Jackie Woosley, former board Vice President, retired after serving as Public Health Nurse on Lāna’i for the last twenty years. She is a Native Hawaiian kupuna (elder) who continues to work closely with Lāna’i’s underserved populations and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and husband, Ed.