Queen’s Health System appoints new president of Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital

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Stephany Vaioleti. (Photo courtesy: Queen’s Health System)

The Queen’s Health System named Stephany Vaioleti as President of Queen’s North Hawai‘i Community Hospital. Vaioleti will serve as a member of Queen’s Senior Leadership Team and manage day-to-day operations of the hospital.

She takes over for Cindy Kamikawa, who will be retiring in January 2024 after a long and successful career in health care.

Before joining Queen’s, Vaioleti served as deputy director for the nonprofit Holomua
Collective. Prior to that, she was the community engagement navigator at Hawai‘i Energy,
focusing on energy efficiency and equity. She also held the positions of senior vice president at Hawaiʻi Medical Service Association and chief executive officer at Kahuku Medical Center.


Vaioleti brings a wealth of experience to Queen’s North Hawai‘i Community Hospital. She is a
seasoned Critical Access Hospital CEO with enriched knowledge in health, energy and
stakeholder engagement, always striving for deeper impacts through bridge-building and
partnerships. Focusing on improving the health and well-being of Native Hawaiians and all the
people of Hawai‘i is a priority for Vaioleti whether it be at a clinic, hospital, or community

“We are delighted to have Stephany join our Queen’s ‘ohana, leading our efforts at Queen’s
North Hawai‘i Community Hospital to deliver compassionate, high-quality care to all of our
patients, expand access to care, and ensure our caregivers have the tools they need to succeed,” said Jill Hoggard Green, Ph.D., RN, president and chief executive officer of The Queen’s Health System.

Vaioleti earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, and Juris Doctor from the William S. Richardson School of Law.


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