Healthcare worker honored

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Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho Jr., right, joins Professional with Heart honoree Sye Chee, Hale Kupuna Heritage Home social services director, second from right, Wilcox Medical Center President and CEO Jen Chahanovich, second from left, and Healthcare Association of Hawaii President and CEO Hilton Raethel at the 2018 HAH Awards and Scholarship Gala on Oahu honoring outstanding healthcare professionals on Oahu recently.

LIHUE — Sye Chee is the social services director at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home, a nursing home in Omao, and in the past several years she has touched the hearts of the people she serves.