About Us

About Us

Manoa Senior Care is a collection of 11 private, licensed Adult Residential Care Homes for Oahu’s seniors. We offer fully-furnished private rooms with en-suite bathrooms, all meals, medication management, activities and transportation to doctor’s appointments. All of our homes have two live-in nurses as well as a staff of nurse aides and are located on quiet streets in Manoa and Kaimuki. Our home-like settings offer happy, healthy and comfortable places for seniors to age in place.

Our team of healthcare professionals are supported by a solid administrative team, ready to provide and coordinate the services you need. We welcome the opportunity to assist you, or your loved one, in any way we can.

Our Team

Paul M. Dold, President

Born and raised in Minnesota, Paul first came to the islands when he attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa and received his bachelor’s degree. After going back to Minnesota and obtaining a law degree from the William Mitchell College of Law, Paul returned to Hawaii and began his law practice. Paul established Manoa Senior Care in 1994 with one Adult Residential Care Home in East Oahu. Today, Manoa Senior Care is comprised of eleven care homes located in Manoa and Kaimuki.

JoAnna Vietor, Director of Nursing

JoAnna received her Bachelor’s in Nursing from St. Catherine University in Minnesota in 2013. She has worked as a nurse at Manoa Senior Care for 5 years, before starting her position as Director of Nursing. Prior to her experience at Manoa Senior Care, she was a Certified Nursing Assistant at a large Skilled Nursing Facility for 4 years. While working at Manoa Senior Care JoAnna obtained her master’s degree in Nursing with emphasis on leadership and management of health care systems. JoAnna has extensive knowledge of the nurse’s role in the care homes and resident care. JoAnna has a passion for geriatric care and strives to bring a positive and upbeat attitude to all she encounters.

Ashley Hiljus, Assistant Director of Nursing

Ashley came to Manoa Senor Care with a Psychology and Registered Nursing degree from Minnesota. She discovered her passion for the geriatric population during her 8+ years of working in long-term care. She has focused on compassionate, creative, and holistic solutions with care throughout her career path. Ashley started with Manoa Senior Care as a nurse supporting our care homes and was promoted to a nurse manager where she led with clear, consistent guidance to impact outcomes. With her drive to continue to focus on the well being of our residents and a passion for learning she is now in a supporting role of Interim DON.

Traci Hiljus, Director of Human Resources

Traci was born and raised in Washington State and spent most of her career in Minnesota. She comes to Manoa Senior Care with 20+ years of business leadership and talent management background. Her experience focused on employee development to support the organization with a base of core values and integrity. Her time spent in the business environment led to extensive experience in training and development, leadership, and building successful teams. She has a passion for customer service and helping others reach their full potential.

Anna Johnson, Nurse Manager

Anna is a Registered Nurse from Michigan. She came to Manoa Senior Care as with experience in long- term care and community mental health. Anna brings smiles and joy to everyone she interacts with by providing the utmost compassionate care. She has focused on continuing her education, researching, and updating methods with innovative solutions with her team. As a nurse in our care home for over 2 years, Anna represented Manoa Senior Care with our strong core values showing compassion, teamwork, excellence, honesty, and productive work which has led to her promotion to a nurse manager.

Evelyn Toyama, Executive Assistant

Born and raised on Oahu, Evelyn comes to Manoa Senior Care with twenty plus years of experience in operations, management and senior care. Her expertise and skills also includes bringing people together through her ideas and inspiration.

Fiona Gao, Accountant

Fiona received her accounting degree in University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has been with Manoa Senior Care since June 2013. She is responsible for processing employee payroll, preparing invoices, and managing accounts receivable and payable.

Goldie Ho, Human Resources Generalist

Goldie came to Oahu in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration major in Marketing. She became the Clinic Coordinator in one of the Psychiatry office’s in Honolulu before joining Manoa Senior Care in 2016. She has held various operational and management roles in the company such as recruiting Nurse Aides, implementing operational policies, managing care home processes, and administering HR. Over the years working at Manoa Senior Care, she has been a great support of day-to-day team operations and year-end compliance and processing of Human Resources Management.

Jen Posch, Nurse Recruiter

Jen Posch, born and raised in Minnesota. She began her nursing career at the St. Cloud Veterans Affairs where she interned while obtaining her Practical Nursing Degree (LPN). She continued to work at the VA while obtaining her Associates Degree in Nursing (RN). After graduation, she booked a one-way to Honolulu to work at Manoa Senior Care. She completed her Bachelors (BSN) while continuing her career in Hawaii. She was later promoted to Nurse Manager and then Asst. Director of Nursing at MSC. She returned home to MN where she is now working as our nurse recruiter.