Hāmākua-Kohala Health appoints interim CEO and new senior management team
Hāmākua-Kohala Health and its Board of Directors has appointed Catherine Marquette, a Family Nurse Practitioner and Medical Director, as Interim Chief Executive Officer to lead its four health centers in North Hawaiʻi.
Marquette has been a health care provider of the Honoka’a clinic for more than 30 years, starting at the health center in 1993 at the former Hāmākua Health Center.
Also on the senior management team include recently appointed Chief Financial Officer Sharon Espejo, Human Resources Director Arlene Cruz, Director of Information Technology Alexis McDougall, Public Relations Director Kai Carvalho, Executive Assistant Stephanie Dullum and Clinic Operations Manager Regina Gantala.
The organization of more than 100 staff members provides care for about 7,950 patients at clinics in Honokaʻa, Kohala, Laupāhoehoe and Waimea.
Available services include: primary care, behavioral health, pediatrics, dental services for all ages, cultural health program, women’s health, prenatal care, tobacco treatment program, care coordination, family planning and health insurance enrollment.
Plans for the future of the Hāmākua-Kohala Health centers include a pharmacy in Honokaʻa, and a new health and teaching center in Kohala.
For more information on Hāmākua-Kohala Health services and resources, as well as ways to give, visit www.hamakua-health.org.