Board of Directors

Judy H. Fomin

President

Joe Wilson

Vice President

Melissa Primacio

Secretary

Winona Kaniho

Treasurer

David Breese

DDS Member

Paula Ogimi

Member

Kahea To`omalatai

Member

Junior Mata`afa

Member

Angelique Solomon

Member

Leadership

Terrence Aratani

Terrence Aratani

Chief Executive Officer

Isabella Gary

Isabella Gary

Chief Operations Officer

Bella as she’s known at KHC oversees the agency’s service operations. She has been with KHC since 2010  when she transitioned from the neighborhood’s independent pharmacy. She has a total of 14 years in community health working in various roles. She loves working at the health center especially in the Ko'olauloa community and being a part of a system that provides equitable care to all particularly those who are not welcomed in traditional health care settings. 

Bella has both her Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration Management and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.  Working in the community was the catalyst that helped her change her educational focus

Dr. Sutherland

Douglas Sutherland, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Sutherland was born in Austin Texas and grew up there and in Seattle Washington. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Washington and his Medical degree from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his Pediatric Internship and Residency at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk Virginia. He moved to Kahuku in 1995 to support the Kahuku Hospital in providing Newborn services.  His interests have ranged from windsurfing, hiking and diving, to genealogy, history and politics. But most of his spare time is spent wondering how to get his to kids to do their homework!

Dr. Mayer

Joseph P. Mayer, Jr., DDS

Dental Director

Dr Joe has been at Ko'olauloa since 2017. He moved to Hawaii from Ohio after being in private practice for 41 years. He is happy to be out of the snow.

Dr. Sand

Don Sand, DDS

Dental Director

Dr. Don Sand has been a co-dental Director at KHC for the past 3 years.  He practiced cosmetic and periodontal dentistry in California. He is also a founder of a non-profit dental/medical organization to help orphans in Mexico: Students in Medical Missions (SIMS). He has studied and written extensively on preventive dental care and is working to create preventive programs for the youth in Ko'olauloa. He believes that the keiki here in Hawaii deserves the best care possible in the road to  healthy smiles.  Dr. Sand spent several years working in association with Loma Linda’s Dental School first, with a residency in their Hospital Dentistry program, then as a professor of International Dentistry. When he’s not working Dr. Sand enjoys the ocean, diving, swimming, and surfing.

Providers

Dr. Sutherland

Douglas Sutherland, MD

Pediatrician

Dr. Chang

Miriam Chang, MD

Family Medicine

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Naty Hopewell, APRN

Family Medicine

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J. Namealoha Sells, MD

Family Medicine

Allison Higa Howerton 5.2019

Allison Higa-Howerton, PA-C

Family Medicine

Dr. Ching

Melissa Ching, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Rodney Yamaki 2

Rodney Yamaki, MD

Psychiatrist

Helen Hudson

Helen P. Hudson, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Dr. Mayer

Joseph P. Mayer, Jr. DDS

Dentist

Dr. Sand

Don Sand, DDS

Dentist

Richard Swaja

Richard Swaja, DMD

Dentist

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Markee Estioko, DH

Dental Hygienist

Gina Ke`alohi Naipo, RD

Ke`alohi Naipo, RD

Dietitian

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Allen Bagalso, PharmD

Pharmacy Director

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Melissa Hashimoto, PharmD

Pharmacist