Areas of Specialty

Gastroenterology, every other Tuesday 

James Panetta, D.O.

Dr. Panetta is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, and is a diplomat of The American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Panetta brings over 13 yrs of training and private practice in the Phoenix Metropolitan area to found the Windward Digestive Health Center.


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Patrick Kenny, D.O.

Dr. Kenny is one of only a handful of gastroenterologists in Hawai‘i, who performs endoscopicultrasound (EUS), a study used to stage and diagnose pancreatic cancers and diseases, and esophageal/stomach/rectal cancers and tumors.




Integrated Behavioral Health,

Wednesday 9am – 5pm, Thursday 8am – 12pm

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Mahana Chang, PsyD

Dr. Chang is a graduate of Argosy University Hawaii’s Clinical Psychology Program and Kamehameha Schools. In addition to working for I Ola Lahui, she also has a private practice in Honolulu. She specializes in rural and community health, as well as domestic violence and trauma.



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Michelle Kawasaki,PhD

Dr. Kawasaki is a licensed clinical psychologist and received her degree from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. She practices primary care psychology including tobacco cessation, weight management & chronic disease management.




Podiatry, third Saturday 

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Gary Pitt, DPM

Dr. Pitt attended BYU Hawai‘i and the California College of Podiatric Medicine. He started his private practice in Kahuku in 1998 and now resides in Pupukea. Dr. Pitt has a deep affinity for his North Shore and Ko‘olauloa neighbors who have been friends and family for over 33 years.


 Pulmonology, once monthly 

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Phillip R. Foti, MD

Dr Foti is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He served a 3 year naval Medical Officer tour with the Kaneohe Marine Corps Air Station, and has been in active practice in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease in all Hawaiian Islands since 1965.


Ultrasound Services, Thursday and Saturday 

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Davelynn Ku’uleinani DeFries, RDMS, RVT

Davelynn is a Registered Ultrasound Technologist with a degree from Seattle University. Originally from Anahola, Kauai, she has been a sonographer at Kahuku Medical Center for the past four years.