Dr. Hazel Downing


Dr. Hazel Downing is an associate professor of nursing at HPU and CNS for critical & emergency care at the Kuakini Medical Center. Dr. Downing began her career in neonatal intensive care and gradually transitioned to adult critical care nursing. She earned her doctorate in education with an emphasis on curriculum and instruction. Her greatest accomplishments are the success of her students over the past 20 years at HPU.

In Dr. Hazel Downing's own words, "I am motivated to never give up on anyone seeking to make their life better with education and live my life for the common good in our community. I encourage my students to make kindness their greatest strength"