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
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333 Sixth Street, Lāna'i City, HI
Open Monday - Saturday with evening hours available
(808) 565-6919After hours phone: 808-563-9630
333 Sixth Street, Lanai City, HI
Monday – Saturday with evening hours
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.
Jackie Woolsey – Vice President
Jackie 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.
Michele Piilani Holsomback – Secretary
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.
Deborah dela Cruz – Treasurer
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.
Board of Directors Members
Andrew de la Cruz
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.
A long time resident of our island and spouse to one of our founders, the late Phyllis McOmber, Ron is known for his advocacy and commitment to the community. He has served on many boards and commissions and is often sought out for advice from community residents. A man of many talents, his dedication is highly valued and prized.
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 taught, 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 serve her community and help LCHC achieve its goal of providing the best quality of care on island.
Friends of Lanai Community Health Center
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.