Making the Birthplace of Aloha Your Home
When you choose a challenging, rewarding career with the premier diagnostic laboratory services company in Hawai‘i, get ready to say “aloha” (hello) to a tropical island lifestyle amidst a beautiful backdrop where friendliness is a way of life. At DLS, we believe in a healthy work-life balance, and we want our team members to take full advantage of the lush natural environment and year-round great weather for the numerous outdoor adventures that our islands offer.
Never a dull moment.
From rich cultural diversity to local and international flavors from around the globe, Hawai‘i is a true melting pot ripe with new experiences. Enjoy sunrise hikes up verdant mountain slopes, the savory taste of fish fresh right from the sea, discovering the numerous plant and bird species only found here, and countless other ways to explore the unique beauty of Hawai‘i’s land and sea— not to mention distinctive shopping, dining and arts and culture opportunities. Hawai‘i is home to the sport of surfing, and our coasts are playgrounds for numerous ocean activities like snorkeling and stand up paddling. Weekend jaunts to the neighbor islands are easy, and incredible sunsets come standard.
Plus, Hawai‘i is good for your health!
People who live in our scenic Aloha State have the highest overall well-being in the U.S., according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index,® an annual report that evaluates Americans’ attitudes towards physical health, social connections, and community.
At DLS, we’re committed to making our newest members feel at home with guidance and support. Please visit the following links to help you enjoy a smooth transition to working and living in Hawai‘i.
Culture of Learning and Innovation Set This MT Up for Success
An Accidental Career Becomes a Lifelong Passion for This MLT
"I'm proud to call Hawai'i my home and DLS my family."
DLS Helped This Career MT Find a Home in Medical Technology
Joyce Iwata, MT (ASCP)
Senior Medical Technologist
Core Laboratory - Hematology
Joyce Iwata knew she wanted a career in medical technology from early on, and sought DLS right out of college. After more than two decades in the field, and a variety of roles within the company, she’s been able to grow her skills and confidence—and master new technologies thanks to DLS’ commitment to innovation.
Angela Hose, MLT
Development & Outreach
When Angela Hose took a Microbiology class in college, she discovered a deep passion for the science of microorganisms. She had found her calling and set a course for her dream job. Now, 20 years later after serving as a Technical Laboratory Assistant (TLA) and Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), she's inspiring students as an MLT Trainer, where she enjoys a mentorship role and countless opportunities to grow and learn.
James Magata, MLT (ASCP)
Medical Laboratory Technician III
Core Laboratory - Chemistry
James Magata never thought he would end up in the field of medical technology, but after joining the DLS team, he can’t imagine working anywhere else. Now as a MLT II, he’s enjoying a challenging and rewarding career in a dynamic field that keeps him on his toes. With a network of talented staff to learn from and a management philosophy of constant support, DLS is helping James achieve his professional goals and face each day with a strong sense of purpose.
Coordinator, Medical Technologist
Tori Enomoto took a lab assistant position with DLS right after college, thinking it might be a temporary step. Thanks to her hard work, support from DLS and several windows of opportunity, she was able to parlay her support position into a leadership role as an MT Coordinator for the Microbiology Lab in just a few years. Today, she enjoys an exciting job where she gets to apply critical thinking, work with state-of-the art technology and guide others in expanding their knowledge.