Licensing Area: Nursing Home Administrator


Contact Information for Frequently Called Numbers


Facilities and other health care settings (requirements and complaints)

  • Department of Health - Office of Health Care Assurance
    (808) 692-7420 Gerald Chung
    (Medicare health care settings under the DOH only)
  • (808) 692-7400 Sharon Dellinger
    (DOH licensed/certified health care settings)
  • Department of Human Services - Foster Care Homes and Medicaid Information
    Department of Human Services - Medquest 


Professional and Vocational Licensing
(808) 586-3000

  • Request an application
  • Inquire about licensing requirements
  • Applicants can check on the status of an application
  • Inquire about licensee maintenance requirements


 RICO Consumer Resource Center
(808) 587-3295 or (808) 587-4272


Executive Officer

Lee Ann Teshima 

(808) 586-2695

Residents on the neighbor islands may call by dialing the following toll free numbers followed by the last 5 digits of the phone numbers above and the # sign:

Kauai   274-3141
Maui   984-2400
Hawaii   974-4000
Lanai & Molokai   1-800-468-4644


Att: NHA
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801



License Categories

  • Nursing Home Administrator



Biennial June 30 every even numbered year


Regulating Body

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs - Director
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