Author Archives: Hamakua Health

THE AMAZING TOOTH BUS RETURNS TO KAPA’AU!

Keiki dental services are back at The Amazing Tooth Bus! Please also join us in welcoming our new Dentist Joseph Coleman. Recently moved from Honoka’a, The Amazing Tooth Bus is back at Hamakua-Kohala Health’s Kapa’au Clinic and is currently scheduling children, including those with QUEST Insurance, for MONDAY and FRIDAY APPOINTMENTS from 9:00 a.m. to Read more …

AlohaCare Grant Provides Expanded Healthcare in Hamakua and North Kohala

August 30, Honoka’a, HI – Through another in a series of generous financial grants, AlohaCare works tirelessly with Hamakua-Kohala Health to provide quality, affordable health care to North East Hawai’i. Founded by Community Health Centers, non-profit AlohaCare is committed to improving the health of Hawaii’s communities in many ways; including helping health centers find doctors. Read more …

Coloring Contest Winners

Congratulations to the Pa’auilo Elementary School grades K-2 coloring contest winners!   Thank you to Mrs. Fujii’s Kindergarten Class, Mrs. Jose’s 1st Grade Class and Ms. Hirae’s 2nd Grade Class for participating in National Health Center Week!  

National Health Center Week – Aug 13-19 OPEN HOUSE and FREE BRUNCH

National Health Center Week – Aug 13-19 – Come Hang Out, talk story and EAT! Monday – National Health Center Week KICK-OFF! Vendors such as Blue Zones will be in the lobby for our patients to “talk story” about their services we will also have Patient Portal sign-up for our patients! Tuesday, 11:30 am to Read more …

High-Tech Health Care: Patient Portal Health Records Online

  Hamakua-Kohala Health Open House, Patient Portal Sign-up Aug 14, As Part of National Health Center Week, Hamakua-Kohala Health brings you High-Tech Health Care through our New Patient Portal by Medfusion. Come talk story with our Care Coordinators and sign-up today. Hamakua-Kohala Health can help! We provide comprehensive primary and preventative healthcare regardless of your Read more …

Make sure that your children are up-to-date on vaccines before sending them back to school

School-age children, from preschoolers to college students, need vaccines. Making sure that children receive all their vaccinations on time is one of the most important things you can do as a parent to ensure your children’s long-term health—as well as the health of friends, classmates, and others in your community. July/August Back to School: Ready Read more …

FREE Diabetes Prevention Prevent T2 Classes Start August 8

Does someone in your family have Diabetes? Then you may too. You may have it and not even know, greatly increasing your health risks. New Prevent T2 – Diabetes Prevention Program starting soon – Classes begin at the Honoka’a Clinic on Aug 8 at 10:00-11:00 a.m. or 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. and in Kohala Aug Read more …

FREE SCHOOL SUPPLY GIVE AWAY AND HEALTH FAIR THIS SATURDAY AT THE KOHALA VILLAGE HUB

Come on down this Saturday to the FREE Back to School Wellness Bash, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm! The Kohala Village HUB is hosting the fun this Saturday at our FREE Back to School Wellness Bash – School Supply Give-Away & Health Fair. Come on down and see beautiful Hula by Hula Halau Kalaniumi A Liloa and Read more …

Opioid overdose deaths doubled over past 16 years

Opioid overdose deaths doubled over past 16 years by Chris Sugidono Maui District Health Officer Dr. Lorrin Pang sees firsthand how bad the opioid pain reliever epidemic has become. “Some of my students are asking me for prescriptions,” Pang said Friday. “It’s so normative they’re not shame in asking me.” Opioid overdose deaths have more Read more …

Back to School Wellness Bash Planned on July 29