Patient Stories

May 26, 2017

Matthew’s Story

KMC Resident Matthew Kaopio Shares His Aloha, Art, & Love of Hawai‘i Daily View the amazing short film produced by Flux Magazine about Matt: When I speak with KMC Long term care resident Matthew Kaopio I […]
February 5, 2017

Amy’s Story

Dr. Namea Sells is this Family’s Favorite Doctor Jacob and Elijah are two beaming, beautiful, and well-loved boys. Aged 5 and 8, both were born with the same, rare disability called ATRX. (Only 168 individuals have […]
February 5, 2017

Elvis’ Story

Football Mom So Grateful for Dr. Hughes’ Thoughtful Approach Elvis is a senior at Kahuku High School and a running back with Red Raiders Football team. He is the fourth of six childen in the Vakapuna […]
February 5, 2017

Francis’ Story

Three Generations Treasure Family Time Together Francis Gonzales’ spirit shines bright. At 87, you can see her vivaciousness and sense her joy and generosity. She is Kahuku Medical Center’s first hospice patient. Iris Kahaulelio, Francis’ daughter, teaches science at […]
January 6, 2017

David’s Story

Long Term Care Patient & Artist A resident of Kahuku Medical Center’s (KMC) Long Term Care unit for 22 years, David has a special relationship with KMC. Though paralyzed from the neck down, he is full […]
January 6, 2017

Jen’s Story

Kahuku Medical Center for the Whole Family This busy eight member household has been in and out of Kahuku Medical Center with great frequency! Mother Jen counts KMC as a godsend because of its off hours […]
January 6, 2017

Josh Kerr’s Story

Surfers Choose Kahuku Medical Center Professional surfer Josh Kerr emerged from a wipeout at Pipeline with immediate pins and needles through his neck and shoulders followed by a loss of movement down the left side of […]
January 6, 2017

Kelly’s Story

Courage and Determination to Walk Again   While only one month pregnant, 27 year old Kelly was hit by a car while walking to work. She suffered from intense pain in her left leg and foot […]