Honolulu, March 25, 2019 – Legacy of Life Hawai‘i has appointed Leonard Licina as its new president and chief executive officer.

Licina brings with him more than 37 years of service in the healthcare industry. Most recently, he served as chief executive officer for Sutter Health Pacific dba Kahi Mohala Hospital for 11 years, after joining Kahi Mohali as its chief financial officer in 1995. Prior to that, he served as chief operating officer at the Mana Institute and controller for the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific.

“We are delighted to have Leonard on board as CEO,” said Julie Meier, Legacy of Life Hawai‘i Board Chair. “He brings with him nearly 40 years of service in the healthcare industry and a track record of strong leadership and community involvement.”

Licina holds a master of business administration degree from Chaminade University and a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Hawaii. He has served on the boards of Hawaii Health Information Exchange, the Healthcare Association of Hawaii, the Hawaii State Health Planning & Development Agency and the American Hospital Association. In 2008, Licina was awarded the Founders Medal of Honor by the Hawai‘i chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.