Staff at Pohai Nani make quality care for residents a priority

Serving Oahu's kupuna for 55 years

Sponsored by Pohai Nani

Pohai Nani embodies the aloha spirit in a community that offers a variety of options for its kupuna residents, including in-home services, senior apartments, wellness programming, assisted living, and a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center. For those working at the retirement community, providing care and comfort for residents is the number one priority.

The Pohai Nani team practices aloha and compassion all day, every day, to those they meet and serve. Maxine Pada, marketing director at Pohai Nani, says the community on Oahu’s windward side in Kaneohe is surrounded by beauty. “The property is simply gorgeous! The view of the Ko’olau Mountain Range is magnificent,” she says. Pada continues by saying that a complete feeling of calmness and serenity envelop you upon entering the property.

Pada has been with Pohai Nani for 17 years. Her favorite part of the job is helping residents resolve their challenge or concern. “The ultimate payoff is seeing the huge smile on their faces!” she says. Many working at the retirement community say it’s more than a job — it’s a calling. Caregivers work in every aspect to help fulfill the most basic of human needs: to feel loved, valued and at peace.

Pada and her husband started at Pohai Nani as volunteers in the Resident Services Department. After a brief period of time, she was hired to work in the Marketing Department for a couple days a week, which later turned into five days a week. “I love the people I work beside. We have a very caring environment,” Pada says. “It’s an honor and a privilege to be a part of the Pohai Nani staff.”

Pohai Nani is celebrating 55 years of serving Oahu’s kupuna. If you want to set up a tour or talk to the sales team, just call 247-6211.

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