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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Healthcare Association of Hawaii's (HAH) Annual Awards and Scholarship Dinner was held Friday night.. recognizing the dedicated professionals who  ensure access to quality care for all of the people of Hawaii.

George Green, the president and CEO of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii and Dr. Gary Okamoto of Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific joined us on Sunrise to emphasize the important work being done. Check out the interview and then see below for a complete list of the awardees.

Charlotte Dennis Leadership Award:

Kenneth Zeri -  Hospice Hawaii

Distinguished Service Award:

Acute Care: Jen Chahanovich - Pali Momi Medical Center

Home Care & Hospice: Corinne Suzuka - St. Francis Home Care Services

Lifetime Achievement Award:

U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka

Legislator of the Year:

U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye

State Senator of the Year:

Senator David Ige

State Representative of the Year:

Representative Ryan Yamane

Physician of the Year:

Gary A. Okamoto, M.D. - Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific

Professional with Heart Award:

Acute Care:  Hermie Gaspar - Hawaii Medical Center West

Long Term Care:  Alberta Phillips - Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital

Home Care & Hospice:  Felicia Marquez-Wong - St. Francis Hospice

Rose Ann Poyzer Caregiver Award:

Yumiko Otsuka, CAN - Hospice Hawaii

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