Raenelle Yoshinaga, RN
Director of Nursing
Raenelle is currently the Director of Nursing for The Plaza at Punchbowl. She oversees the nursing department and all of the residents’ care.
Yoshinaga was born and raised on the island of Maui. She later moved to Oahu to attend the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology as well as an additional Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. While attending school, Yoshinaga found that she enjoyed nursing with a focus in geriatrics, mental health, and public health.
Yoshinaga has worked in various positions within the health industry. She has worked as a care provider for special needs children to a Financial Officer and Personnel Director at a private mental health contractor.
In 2009, Yoshinaga joined The Plaza’s management team as the Director of Nursing. She continuously provides supervision and guidance for the nursing department and provides care for the residents at The Plaza at Punchbowl.
Yoshinaga is an active member of the Hawai’i Chapter of the National Association of Director of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care.