Board of Directors

Rachael Wong

Director

Rachael is the founder of the privately-funded One Shared Future (OSF) initiative, which is creating a professional development curriculum for the public sector workforce in Hawai‘i and around the country to increase its capacity and innovation.  She has dedicated her career to improving quality of life for Hawai‘i residents:  leading the State of Hawai‘i Department of Human Services (DHS) as director and developing ‘Ohana Nui, its multigenerational approach to improve health, education, employment and other outcomes; partnering with providers to incorporate population health into the healthcare delivery system as the vice president and chief operating officer of Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH); advocating for patients and those who serve them as the executive director of Kokua Mau (Hawaiʻi Hospice & Palliative Care Organization) and the Hawaiʻi Consortium for Integrative Care; and serving on numerous local and national boards and committees.  Rachael was born and raised in Hawai‘i and earned a bachelor's degree in East Asian studies and certificate in women’s studies from Princeton University, a master's degree in public health from UH-Manoa, and a doctorate in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.