Clinical & Community Experiences

Academic Practice Partnerships

Community outreach projects, service-learning and supervised clinical experiences result in nursing professionals well-prepared to care for patients and to help ensure the health of the public in Hawaii, the Pacific and beyond. Here are some of the many health care facilities that participate in clinical partnerships with Chaminade:

  • Military Serving Institutions 4%
  • International and Hawaiian Islands 10%
  • Hospice Care Facilities 4%
  • Community and Public Health Services 36%
  • Subacute and Skilled Nursing Facilities 16%
  • Acute Care Facilities 18%
  • Psychiatric Services 9%
  • Other 3%

Military Serving Institutions

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
  • U.S. VETS-Barber’s Point Veterans Affairs Healthcare System

International and Hawaiian Islands

  • Ho’ola Lahui Hawai’I
  • Hui No Le Ola Pono
  • Ke Ola Hou O Lanai
  • Ke Ola Mamo
  • Na Pu’uwai, Inc.

Hospice Care Facilities

  • Bristol Hospice
  • Hospice Hawaii
  • Island Hospice

Community and Public Health Service

  • Adult Protective Service-Dpt. of Human Services Aloha Mission
  • Adult Protective Service
  • Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
  • Saint Louis School
  • Adult Protective Service
  • Department of Public Safety
  • Disease Outbreak Control Division
  • Hale Ke Alaula
  • Hawaii State Center for Nursing
  • Institute for Human Services
  • Kalihi-Palama Health Center
  • Kamehameha School
  • Ka’u Hospital Ka Hale Ola Kau
  • Hawaii State Department of Health
  • Liberty Dialysis
  • Salvation Army
  • The Ko’olauloa Community Health and Wellness Center
  • Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
  • Waikiki Health Center
  • Waimanalo Health Center
  • Lanakila Multi Purpose Senior Center
  • L. Robert Allen Montessori Laboratory School
  • Public Health Nursing Branch
  • Halawa Correlational Facility
  • Waiawa Correctional Facility
  • Women’s Community Correctional Center

Subacute and Skilled Nursing Facilities

  • Avalon Care Center
  • Bay Clinic, Inc.
  • St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii
  • Aloha Nursing Rehab Centre
  • Avalon Care Center
  • Island Nursing Home, Inc.
  • Kahala Nui
  • Kulana Malama
  • Liliha Healthcare Center
  • Nu’uanu Hale
  • Palolo Chinese Home
  • Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific

Acute Care Facilities

  • Castle Medical Center
  • Kahuku Medical Center
  • Kaiser Permanenter, Hawaii Region
  • Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children
  • Kuakini Geriatric Care, Inc.
  • Kuakini Medical Center
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children
  • The Queen’s Medical Center
  • The Queen’s Medical Center, Student Nurse Intern Program
  • Wahiawa General Hospital
  • Pali Momi Medical Center
  • Straub Medical Center
  • Wilcox Medical Center, Kauai Medical Clinic

Psychiatric Services

  • Adult Mental Health Division, State of Hawaiʻi Department ofHealth
  • Care Hawaii, Inc.
  • Hale Kipa, Inc.
  • Hale Ku’ike Bayside, LLC
  • Kahi Mohala
  • Po’ailani, Inc.
  • Steadfast Housing Development Corporation


In 2011-2012, nursing students participated in Project SHINE, Next Step Homeless Shelter, Palolo Ohana Learning Center, therapeutic activities with animals, Palolo Head Start, Kokua Kalihi Valley, Inclusive Recreation (IRec), and an airport triage simulation. Sophomore nursing students conducted a health assessment using community based research techniques and created a collection of oral histories from residents of long term care facilities.