Donna Arena is the Resident Relations Manager at The Plaza at Waikiki. As Resident Relations Manager, she assists incoming residents and families with the admission process, supports all residents with any concerns that may arise during their stay, and serves as a liaison between The Plaza at Waikiki staff and residents. Donna was born and raised in Florida. She attended Flagler College to complete her bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She went on to pursue and complete her Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology from the University of North Dakota. Prior to joining our ohana with Plaza at Waikiki, she spent over ten years in sales management coordinating all types of special events, including and focused primarily on weddings. She began this portion of her career in the Unites States Virgin Islands, bounced back to Florida, and settled into Oahu in 2013. When Donna is not busy smoothly transitioning our kupuna into the next beautiful chapter of their lives, she thoroughly enjoys playing volleyball with the Rising Phoenix Jaycees.