Author Archives: Hamakua Health

Kapa`au Clinic Builds Community (and Parade Float)!

Happy Kamehameha Day!   The Hamakua-Kohala Health Kapa`au Clinic team built a float for the North Kohala Kamehameha Day Celebration and participated in the Parade! Thank you to all that showed up to build the float; Lydia (Thank you for the sandwiches!!!), Arlene (Thank you for the Haku!!!), Wendi and Puni (her other half who Read more …

Support Our Men – Wear Blue Friday – June 15

June is Men’s Health Month Early Detection is Key   Take action to be healthy and safe and encourage men and boys in your life to make their health a priority. Certain diseases and conditions may not have symptoms, so checkups help identify issues early or before they can become a problem.   WEAR BLUE Read more …

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

Was Your Last Check-up When you Were a Keiki?   Men make about two-thirds as many healthcare provider visits as women. June is Men’s Health Month and Hamakua-Kohala Health encourages men and boys to come in for a checkup. Many men’s health problems are preventable and early detection and treatment are more important than you Read more …

Honoka’a Clinic Wins 2nd Place in Western Week Parade

Honoka`a Western Week Parade & Block Party   May 20, 2018 – May 25, 2018   Thank you to all those that came out to support Hamakua-Kohala Health during the Western Week Parade. Special MAHALO to Cy, Cathy M., Sylvia, Lynn and Sage (Lynn’s daughter), who marched in the cold rain. Thank you!! And much Read more …

May is Women’s Health Awareness Month

         Caring for Your ‘Ohana, Caring for You Today, take ONE step for a healthier you!   Whether you’re in your 20s or your 90s, it’s never too early or late to work toward being your healthiest you! It’s easy to say you’re going to eat healthy, quit smoking or e-cigs/vaping, or start exercising, Read more …

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Addiction is a Disease – Treatment is Available – Recovery Brings Joy   Get Help       Even if You do Not Have Insurance!   Alcohol abuse and Alcohol Use Disorder can affect all aspects of a person’s life. Long-term alcohol use can cause serious health complications, can damage emotional stability, finances, career, and impact one’s Read more …

The Amazing Tooth Bus Now Open Saturdays!

Accepting New Keiki Patients Now Open Saturdays! New Hours Starting March 21, 2018 Wednesday – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Call The Amazing Tooth Bus Today for an Appointment With Dr. Joseph Coleman: 889-5453   Hamakua-Kohala Health provides dental care for Read more …

A Job Well Done!

Caring for Your ‘Ohana, Caring for You Mahalo nui loa to the folks at Summit Paint, Sherman-Williams and our own employee volunteers for giving the Hamakua-Kohala Health clinic in Kapa’au a much needed face lift! Aunti Sylvia Yadao, Head Custodian at the clinic in Hamakua, wanted to spread a little of her love up in Read more …

Now Offering New Prenatal Care Program

Expanding Women’s Services Prenatal Care Program   Hamakua-Kohala Health has been here to help our community live good, long lives for over 50 years, and wants to make sure future generations are healthy and happy too; so we are always working hard to increase the availability of quality health care in Hamakua and Kohala. Important Read more …

Hamakua-Kohala Health is Hiring!

The Hamakua-Kohala Health Team Cares About You.   Our mission is to promote health and wellness and help our community live good, long lives. So we’re working hard to expand the availability of quality health care in Hamakua and Kohala. As the national physician shortage continues, hiring qualified clinical staff is challenging, especially in rural Read more …