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Inkinen is assisting Navian Hawaii with their search for a Chief Executive Officer.


Navian Hawaii is a kama’aina not-for-profit hospice and palliative care organization serving the island of Oahu for 45 years. Created, supported, and nurtured by the community, Navian Hawaii is dedicated to upholding its sacred duty to serve those facing life limiting conditions and the terminally ill throughout the entire community, regardless of their ability to pay. The roots of Navian Hawaii run deep in our community, and the organization stands firmly on its reputation as passionate caregivers as well as its financial strength.

Navian Hawaii, formerly known as Hospice Hawaii, Inc. is a legacy hospice provider offering traditional hospice as a Medicare provider, as well as a growing palliative care program. Closely partnered with the state’s only pediatric hospital, Navian Hawaii also operates a thriving pediatric hospice program. Additionally, the Navian Hawaii Kailua Home is a licensed 5-bed hospice residential unit that has been serving our community for almost 30 years.

Navian Hawaii is a member of the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovations (NPHI). As a legacy 501(c)(3) non-profit hospice, Navian Hawaii joins the NPHI in our commitment to “people over profits”.

Founded on the principles of compassion and dignity, Navian Hawaii delivers its services through a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals and specialty partners. The organization’s holistic approach encompasses pain management, emotional counseling, and spiritual support. This combination of care resources creates a nurturing environment where patients can spend their final moments in comfort and tranquility. By prioritizing the unique cultural values and traditions of the islands, Navian Hawaii ensures that its care is personalized and culturally sensitive, fostering a sense of belonging during life’s most vulnerable moments. Through unwavering dedication to compassionate care, Navian Hawaii continues to serve as a beacon of support and solace for individuals and families navigating the challenges of terminal illness across the entire island of Oahu.


As a Hawaii-based non-profit hospice organization, Navian Hawaii’s mission is as important and relevant as it has ever been. Its deep connections to community, focus on patient and family experience, and service quality are key differentiators in the market. Navian Hawaii is financially strong, with a strong balance sheet, increasing capacity, strong demand, and climbing patient census.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) role at Navian Hawaii Hospice encompasses a dynamic blend of strategic leadership and operational oversight. As the guiding force behind the organization’s mission, the CEO will be responsible for steering Navian’s overall direction, fostering a culture of compassionate care, and upholding the organization’s values in all facets of service delivery. Working closely with the Board of Directors, the CEO will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing the organization’s strategy, ensuring that Navian Hawaii remains at the forefront of hospice and palliative care excellence in the region.

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Target Annual Base Salary: $180,000-$220,000