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 by June 30 every even numbered year.

On-time renewals for the licensing period of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018 concluded on Thursday, June 30, 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