About AONL Hawaii

The American Organization of Nurse Leaders Hawaii (AONL) is an affiliate of The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), founded in 1967, is a national organization of nurses who design, facilitate, and manage care and has more than 8,700 members nationwide. AONE provides leadership, professional development, advocacy and research in its effort to advance the nursing profession and patient care, promotes nursing leadership excellence, and shapes health care public policy.

AONL Hawaii services its members by:

  • Providing vision and actions for nursing leadership to meet the health care needs of society;

  • Influencing legislation and public policy related to nursing and patient care issues;

  • Offering member services that support and enhance the management, leadership, educational, and professional development of nursing leaders;

  • Facilitating and supporting research and development efforts that advance nursing administration practice and quality patient care.


AONL Hawaii Chapter

  • AONL Hawaii is the local affiliate of the American Organization of Nurse Executives. Founded in 1991,

  • AONL Hawaii has approximately 100 members from various facilities and hospitals across the state.

  • AONL Hawaii is part of Region 9, along with Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

AONL - The Voice of Nursing Leadership

Board of Directors

President - Jason Pauls, RN, BSN, MSN, Straub Medical Center
Past President - Cynthia Gaddy, RN, BSN, MBA The Queen’s Health Systems West Oahu
President Elect – Mavis Nikaido, RNC, BSN, MHRM, Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women and Children
Secretary – Darlene Ogoshi, RN, BSN, MPH, Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women and Children
Treasurer – Betty Tamayo, RN, MSN, MBA, RNC-OB, Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women and Children

Executive Director - Barbie Rosario

Contact Info


PO Box 2774

Honolulu, HI 96803


Tel: (808) 864.7983

Fax: (808) 888.6283

Who is AONL For?


AONL is for nurse executives and all nurse leaders at every stage of your career.  (more)

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