Licensing Area: Nursing Home Administrator

Contact Information for Frequently Called Numbers

Facilities and other health care settings (requirements and complaints)

  • Department of Health – Office of Health Care Assurance
    (808) 692-7420 Gerald Chung
    (Medicare health care settings under the DOH only)
  • (808) 692-7400 Sharon Dellinger
    (DOH licensed/certified health care settings)
  • Department of Human Services – Foster Care Homes and Medicaid Information
    Department of Human Services – Medquest

Professional and Vocational Licensing
(808) 586-3000

  • Request an application
  • Inquire about licensing requirements
  • Applicants can check on the status of an application
  • Inquire about licensee maintenance requirements

RICO Consumer Resource Center
(808) 587-3295 or (808) 587-4272

Executive Officer

Lee Ann Teshima

(808) 586-2695

Residents on the neighbor islands may call by dialing the following toll free numbers followed by the last 5 digits of the phone numbers above and the # sign:

Kauai 274-3141
Maui 984-2400
Hawaii 974-4000
Lanai & Molokai 1-800-468-4644

Att: NHA
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801


License Categories

  • Nursing Home Administrator


Biennial June 30 every even numbered year.

On-time renewals for the licensing period of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018 begins on Monday, May 9, 2016 and ends midnight (HST) Thursay, June 30, 2016.

Renewal postcard reminders for Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) license types will be mailed out May 6, 2016

All online renewals will need to be submitted through “MyPVL” at

“MyPVL” and Renewal FAQs

To be guaranteed a pocket card by June 30, 2016
Renewals should be submitted by May 31, 2016

Late renewals/restorations for NHA license types with a license expiration date of June 30, 2016 can be submitted online via “MyPVL” at from July 1, 2016 through midnight (HST), March 31, 2018 and are subject to a late renewal fee.  After March 31, 2018,  restorations must be submitted by hardcopy and are subject to a late renewal fee.  Contact the DCCA/PVL to request a restoration application.

Pursuant to Section 436B-14.5, HRS , any license held by a member of the armed forces, National Guard, or a reserve component that expires, is forfeited, or deemed delinquent while the member is on active duty and deployed during a state or national crisis shall be restored if certain restoration requirements are met. Military Renewal and Restoration Information Sheet.

Regulating Body

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs – Director