Board of Directors

Lori Miller
Executive Director
Kauai Hospice

Vice President

Daniel Fischberg, MD, PhD 
Medical Director, Pain & Palliative Care Dept.
The Queen’s Medical Center

Rebecca S. Ward
Ward Research Inc.

Nathan K. Hokama, APR
Strategic Communication Solutions, LLC

Linda Axtell-Thompson, DBioethics, MBA
Adjunct Faculty, MBA Program
Chaminade University

Brenda Ho, RN, MS
Executive Director
Hospice of Hilo

Marilyn Seely, MPH
UH Center on Aging/Community Advocate

Rae Seitz, MD
Medical Director

Gary Simon
Executive Director
St. Francis Hospice

Suzie So-Miyahira, MBA, MPH
Director, Oncology Clinics and Fetal Diagnostic Center
Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women and Children

Emese Somogyi, MD
Medical Director, Castle Medical Center Palliative Care Program
Associate Clinical Professor of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai‘i

Joy Yadao, RN
Project Manager
Mountain Pacific Quality Health

Kenneth L. Zeri, RN, MS 
President & CPO
Hospice Hawai‘i


Jeannette G. Koijane, MPH
Executive Director