Updated: February 18, 2021
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Hale Ho Aloha has been serving the community for over 50 years. Starting in 1968, Hale Ho Aloha was established as a small care home and later developed and renovated into a 59-bed long-term nursing care facility.
This comfortable environment is in a plantation-style care residence in the hills of Pacific Heights. Residents can enjoy a panoramic view of Punchbowl, Diamond Head, and Downtown Honolulu.
Meet The Team
Lauren Chou is the Director of Social Services and the Social Worker for Hale Ho Aloha. As the Director of Social Services, she performs all duties of a Licensed Social Worker in a long-term care setting and supervises the Activities Department.
Lauren received her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and has worked in the Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care industry for the past 5 years. She gained experience in Acute Care, Post-Acute Care in a rehab setting, and Long-Term Care. As a seasoned Medical Social Worker, she is passionate about advancing the Health and Psychosocial Well Being of the Elderly.
She enjoys scuba diving for which she is a certified diver.
Justin Tio CDM, CFPP is the Certified Dietary Manager for Hale Ho Aloha. As Dietary Manager, he supervises the kitchen as well as processes inventory for both the Kitchen and Nursing Department.
Justin was born in Japan and attended the Nile C Kinnick High School on the US Naval base. He moved back to Hawaii when he was 23. He has over 15 years of experience in the Food and Beverage Industry where he worked his way up to management.
Some of his hobbies include Disc Jockeying, playing video games, auto repair, and cooking.
Christine Lin joined the Hale Ho Ohana in 2019 as an Office Manager. As the Office Manager, she oversees the Financial and HR Department.
Her background includes hospitality, tourism, education and over 18 years of experience in healthcare. Christine earned her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She subsequently received her Master of Business Administration from Hawaii Pacific University with emphasis in Finance.
Christine and her husband have 2 children and enjoys hiking, reading, movies and volunteering activities involving children.
Cindy Sardinha is the Director of Nursing for Hale Ho Aloha. As the DON, she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day nursing operations, productivity of the facility’s nursing department and clinical care of its residents. She coordinates care in accordance with national/state regulations and maintains quality resident care by increasing staff knowledge in order to continue to build a team of excellent care givers.
Cindy has over 20 years of progressive nursing experience in Oncology, Quality Assurance/Quality Measures hospital coordinator, pharmacy liaison, nursing consultant, wound care, and Director of Education. She is a strong advocate for the residents, employees, and families with the belief that strong communication leads to a stronger team together. “Do onto others as you would have them do unto you” is the golden rule she lives by.
Her hobbies include outdoor sports and going to the beach.
Prospero “Toto” Agudo Is the Director of the Environmental Services for Hale Ho Aloha. He manages and supervises the maintenance, housekeeping, and laundry services. He also provides support and coordination to ensure the quality standards, inventory levels, and safety guidelines. As the Director of Environmental Services, he assists in providing in-service training to the staff and manages the Health and Safety Committee. Prospero obtained a Bachelors of Science in Animal Husbandry.
In his free time, Prospero enjoys playing tennis.