Lani Tsuneishi Named Director of Nursing for Leahi Hospital

Lani TsuneishiHonolulu, Hawaii — Lani Tsuneishi, RN, MSN, has been appointed director of nursing for Leahi Hospital. She will oversee our facility’s nursing services departments.

Ms. Tsuneishi joined Leahi Hospital as an assistant director of nursing in February 2012, and most recently, served as acting director of nursing. Previously, she served as a registered nurse at the state Department of Health – Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe. Tsuneishi has over 30 years of healthcare and nursing experience having worked at Jones Convalescent Hospital, Children’s Hospital and the Department of Health, Immunization Department, Los Angeles, in addition to Kapiolani Children’s Medical Center.

Tsuneishi earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing at California State University, Los Angeles, California, and a graduate degree in psychiatric/mental health at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Leahi Hospital Chief Executive Officer Vincent H.S. Lee said, “Our executive team and nursing staff have been very impressed with Lani’s leadership. Since her initial appointment as the assistant director of nursing, Lani has enhanced the ability of our nurses to provide quality and compassionate patient care. With the announcement of Lani’s new role, Leahi Hospital staff can be assured that her desire and commitment to seek the best possible outcome for our long-term care patients will continue.”

Leahi Hospital is one of 12 facilities operated and managed by the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC). Established in 1996, HHSC is a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawaii. As the state’s safety-net healthcare system, HHSC continues to fulfill the state’s promise to provide quality, hometown healthcare.