Currently a graduate nursing student at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa attaining my degree to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. Member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Certified in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provders. Over 13 years experience as a Flight Attendant with Hawaiian Airlines. Job duties include ensuring passenger safety, quality customer service, leadership roles, and assisting in medical emergencies both in the air and on the ground. Proven leadership abilities as well as extensive knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the airline industry. Volunteer experiences include building projects in a Mexican orphanage, a Paiute Indian Reservation in Nevada, and a conference center for Missionary's and village leaders in the Brazilian Amazon. Coordinated volunteer opportunities for High School aged students from Oahu to work on both Lana'i and Moloka'i. These projects included food distribution, painting, laying tile, cleaning houses for those in need and helped build an additional bedroom on a two-bedroom house for a family of five who had recently taken in two ailing parents. Self motivated individual who is passionate in all life enhancing pursuits.
HAWAIIAN AIRLINESFebruary 1999 to CurrentFlight Attendant Honolulu, HI
Trained in basic firefighting, first aid and emergency procedures and evacuation.
Provide leadership as the First Flight Attendant on board the aircraft, responsible for crewmember coordination and passengers in the cabin during routine and emergency operations.
Awarded the opportunity to represent Hawaiian Airlines for two inaugural flights to new destinations on the West Coast and one in the Asia Pacific.
Trainer, supervisor, and evaluator for a class of new hire flight attendants on training flights to the mainland and outer islands.
STARBUCKS COFFEE COMPANY BaristaJanuary 1997 to March 1998Kahala, HI
Store opening and closing duties, was offered a store management position upon application but had to deny opportunity in order to pursue my college education full time.
STARBUCKS COFFEE COMPANYJune 1993 to July 1995Shift Supervisor
Tustin, Aliso Viejo, Torrance, and San Juan Capistrano, CA.
Supervised opening/closing shifts, daily accounting, product ordering, store maintenance, was in training for Assistant Manager position before relocating to Hawaii.
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANO'APresentMaster of ScienceHonolulu, HI
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITYMay 31, 1999Master's: Nursing
Bachelor of Arts: Human Resource DevelopmentHonolulu, HI
SIGMA THETA TAU INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY OF NURSING, December 2012 Interests Health promotion and disease prevention Personal development through volunteerism, traveling, gourmet cooking, healthy lifestyle, going to the beach, reading, and learning new things. Family