Hilo Medical Center

Arthur Sampaga Jr. is Hilo Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer. He has been with Hilo Medical Center since 1989. He has clinical expertise in Critical Care, Trauma Care, and Angiography and brings a wealth of nursing management experience. Arthur retired from the Hawaii Army National Guard as a Lieutenant Colonel with 30 years of service. During his service and combat deployments, the decorated war veteran served as a Primary Trauma Care Provider, Mass Casualty Leader, Joint Forces Liaison Officer, and EMS Director. Arthur received a Master’s in Nursing in Management and Leadership from Grantham University. He earned his Bachelor’s in Nursing from the University of Hawaii at Hilo, an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Hawaii Community College, a Certificate in Practical Nursing from Hawaii Community College and Emergency Medical Technician from Kapiolani Community College. He lives with his wife in Hilo and has two grown children that reside in Seattle and Los Angeles.