President

Dr Thomas Hokulea           cthomas

  • Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Education: University of Washington School of Medicine

Dr. Thomas joined HEPA in 1983 and became President in 1998. He is responsible for managing 110 medical providers, contracting with eight hospitals on four islands, and overseeing coding, billing and collections operations. He currently serves as a board member of the Aloha Medical Mission, Medical Director of Hawaii Life Flight, physician crewmember of the Hokulea voyaging canoe, and as clinical faculty at the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Thomas is co-author of three medical books addressing environmental injuries in Hawaii.