2490 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
Darlene is a registered nurse with over 34 years of health care experience. She is an Intensive Care nurse by background and has earned her Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Nursing. Darlene has been a licensed Nursing Home Administrator since 1992.
Darlene is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Palolo Chinese Home where she also served as the Home’s Administrator for twelve years. She is the former Director of Nursing at Maunalani Nursing and Rehab Center and prior to that, the Director of Long-Term Care and Home Health at the Wahiawa General Hospital.
Darlene has been a member of the District 50 Lions Club for 17 years and was president of the Hawaii Lions Foundation; she has served on the Palolo Neighborhood Board for 18 years and in 2015 was recognized as a finalist for Pacific Business News, Women Who Mean Business.