Matthew Nagato

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States


Matthew Nagato is currently the Communications Director for the Hawai'i Primary Care Association, a nonprofit public health organization dedicated to improving the health of communities. After many years in the health care delivery and financing sectors, Matthew has most recently devoted his energies to transforming the health care system and creating thriving communities.

In 2011 and 2012, Matthew managed two critically acclaimed media projects; the Feel Good awareness campaign and animated “What is a Community Health Center?” project received national and international attention for their clear and inventive use of video to educate and improve advocacy.

He speaks regularly at health care conferences and to medical organizations on system transformation, health care reform, and innovation. In 2013, he was an invited speaker at the TEDx Honolulu event "Cultivating Community."