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We are Kapaau Veterinary Center,
a veterinary practice serving North Kohala and the Big Island of Hawai’i since 1998.
We practice small animal medicine - routine and preventative care, routine surgery, dental care, laser treatments, micro-chipping, vaccinations, diagnostics, parasite prevention, nutritional counseling, health certificates for domestic travel, and senior care. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are also available.
We are accepting new clients and look forward to helping you care for your pet family.
Our entire staff is committed to treating your pet like we treat our pets. We will communicate clearly, answer your questions, and will provide you with treatment costs.
- Melisa Hicks, DVM
Physical: 54-3876 Akoni Pule Hwy
Kapa'au, HI 96755
Mailing: PO Box 790
Kapa'au, HI 96755
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
(Closed 1:00 - 2:00 pm for lunch)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Select Saturdays (June 27, July 11 & 18)
CLOSED ON WEDNESDAYS AND SELECT SATURDAYS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE (Due to COVID-19)
Closed Sunday and Major Holidays
New Year's Day Memorial Day
Kamehameha Day Independence Day
Labor Day Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day List subject to change
Please note that the primary communication with the clinic is by phone. Any questions regarding treatment or medical advice by email may take approximately a week for a reply.
If you have an emergency, diagnostic question or concerns, or require a refill on prescription medications, please call the clinic at 889-5488.
From Kona: Head north to Kawaihae. Follow the signs to Hawi (Rt 270)
From Waimea, Honoka'a, Hilo: Take the mountain road towards Hawi and Kapa'au.
Follow the signs to Kapa'au. Turn right at the bottom of Kynnersley Road.
We are located about 0.8 miles from the Kynnersley intersection in a two-story, orange and green building. Turn right, just past the Kohala Dental Center and just after our red-trim sign.
If you see the King Kamehameha statue, you have passed us
Distance from Kona is about 55 miles.
Distance from Waimea is about 22 miles