• Medical Clinics:
  • Kaneohe
  • Honolulu
  • Kailua-Kona

Meet Kaohimanu Dang-Akiona, MD

Physician at Premier Medical Group Hawaii

Kaohimanu Dang-Akiona, MD

Medical doctor specializing in Family and Street Medicine at Premier Medical Group Hawaii (Hilo and Kona clinics).

Dr. Kaʻohimanu Dang-Akiona is an extremely accomplished, highly skilled, and compassionate family medicine physician who has done extensive work serving the most marginalized populations and vulnerable communities throughout her medical career. Dr. Dang-Akiona earned two undergraduate degrees in Cell & Molecular Biology and Hawaiian Studies at the University of Hawai’i, Mānoa, earned a medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and finished her residency at the Hawai’i Island Family Medicine Residency in Hilo, Hawai’i where she was honored as First Chief Resident. Before joining our team, Dr. Dang-Akiona was the Medical Director for Hui Mālama Ola Nā ʻŌiwi Native Hawaiian Health System.

She also participated in NIH research promoting diversity in health-related studies, earned multiple excellence awards for her resident teaching and mentorship, contributed an array of publications in peer-reviewed medical journals on Native Hawaiian health issues, and was a regular presenter at medical conferences throughout the United States. Currently, she is the Medical Director of PMG, managing our Hilo and Kona clinics in Hawai’i Island, and is a Preceptor for APRN & MPH students at the University of Hawai’i, Hilo, and Grand Canyon University, Arizona.

He is an active member of the American Academy of PM&R, the International Spine Interventional Society, the North American Spine Society, and the American College of Sports Medicine. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, surfing and traditional Japanese karate.

Family Medicine

98%

Street Medicine

98%

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