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VA Pacific Islands Announces New Partnership on Molokai

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2022 HONOLULU –VA Pacific Islands Announces New Partnership on Molokai

VA Pacific Islands Health Care System is proud to announce a new partnership to provide outpatient clinical services at the Na Pu'uwai Native Hawaiian Health Care System located at 602 Maunaloa Hwy, Kaunakakai Hawaii 96748.

Effective April 11, 2022,  VA Primary Care Provider, Dr. Carlann DeFontes and VA Registered Nurse, Ms. Kawena Puhi will be located at this new facility.  The clinic is open 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, with face-to-face care on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

“Mahalo for your patience and understanding during this transition period. Thank you for your service to our nation, said Dr. Adam Robinson, Jr., director VA Pacific Islands Health Care System, “It is our honor to provide you with the safe, compassionate, and quality care you have earned.”

Please call the VA Call Center at 1-800-214-1306 for an appointment.  In addition, you can now take advantage of more than 30 new partners the VA has made with Care In The Community (CITC) on the island.

The VAPIHCS Centralized Call Center is staffed with Advanced Medical Support Assistants, Registered Nurses, and Pharmacists at 1-800-214-1306, and accessible 24 hours every day. They can schedule appointments, assist you with questions about your health care, and more.


For More Information: Amy Rohlfs, public affairs officer, VAPIHCS (808) 208-5544

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