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Cecilia Mukai

Cecilia Mukai
Cecilia Mukai

Academic history/degrees

  • PhD Educational Psychology 1991, UH M─ünoa
  • MSN Family Nurse Practitioner 1976, Yale University
  • BS Nursing 1973, UH M─ünoa
  • Certificate in Telecommunication and Information Management 1998, UH M─ünoa

Academic Experiences

Associate Professor in Nursing at UH Hilo from 1990 to present, with over 20 years of teaching experience. Taught at Hawai╩╗i Community College from 1987-1990, UH M─ünoa from 1981 - 1987, including Hilo High School in summer 1998 and Kapi╩╗olani Community College in summer 1985. Have taught wide range of students, from high-school to graduate school, including continuing education non-credit courses and a home health aide course.

Professional Experiences

Have been a practicing Registered Nurse since 1973 and a Family Nurse Practitioner since 1976. Currently affiliated with Dr. Kevin Kurohara in Hilo. Previously, worked as a nurse practitioner with the Veteran's Administration in Hilo, Kaiser Permanente in Honolulu and Fair Haven Community Health Clinic in Connecticut. Have been a staff nurse at Halifax Regional Hospital in Nova Scotia, Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut, Waterbury Visiting Nurse's Association in Connecticut and St. Francis Hospital in Honolulu.

Pearls of Wisdom

"Aim for excellence: Be all you can be...do your best, and God will do the rest."


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