Mitzi Kukahiko is the Family Connects’ Clinical Nurse Director. She oversees the nursing and support staff as well as making home visits to families.  She holds Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from East Carolina University. She has over 22 years of experience in healthcare; areas include home health, labor and delivery, newborn nursery Level I & II, postpartum, GYN surgical, breastfeeding support and childbirth preparation.  Mitzi is a native of Martin County, NC. She married a Retired Army Sgt Major from the Big Island, Hawaii (thus the last name). Together they have 7 children and 19 grandchildren.