Who we are

Why choose HPN?

Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience is one of Hawaii's leading provider of neuroscience care and a global leader in research and advancing innovations in neuroscience.

Every year for over a decade, more than 15,000 patient visits from all Hawaii islands and all regions of the pacific sought the most advance neuroscience care and research in the Pacific provided by a multidisciplinary team of world class specialists and researchers.  

HPN is made up of a more than 20 different disease-specific, “one stop shop” centers of excellence provided by interdisciplinary collaborative team in neurology, neurosurgery, neurorehabiliation, physical medicine & rehabilitation, geriatrics, sleep medicine and others where the patient is the center and focus of our care path. HPN’s specialists are consistently voted by peers as “Best Doctors” in Hawaii and HPN recognized nationally for its neuroscience care and research.

Our Mission is to partner and work with international and local institutions to advance the care and research of neurological conditions in Hawaii like Alzheimer's and others.
Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience's Mission is to serve our community through outreach especially to those who need medical care the most

About HPN

Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience’s unique, fully integrated care model allows our specialists to provide evidenced based care, closely measure quality and outcomes on a continual basis on our more than 20,000 unique patient database and enhance our ability to conduct research.  It also allow our patients to better access the care they need through specialized multidisciplinary, disease specific centers that integrate the expertise of different specialists into the comprehensive and holistic care of an individual patient.

Multidisciplinary Neuroscience Centers of Excellence



Give back, mentor, guide, nurture others in the Hawaii community.
HPN’s 10-member faculty devoted their time and resources to mentoring nearly 100 residents, medical students, post-doc, grad and undergraduate students in 2017.


Innovate, embrace change, monitor outcome and efficiency; continue to attract groundbreaking neuroscience research to Hawaii 
HPN Clinical Research Center team for being awarded 12 research projects in 2017 so our island residents no longer have to travel to the mainland for the latest neuroscience research options.


Values are what HPN strives to incorporate into the community and individual lives that HPN has the privilege to care for, regardless of the ability to pay.
HPN has cared for more than 25,000 patient visits in 2016


Excellence and integrity are embraced and lived out every day and is reflected in HPN’s words, actions and attitude!

Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience is recognized nationally for our work in neuroscience conducted at the Clinical Research Center (link) and BRITL (Brain Research, Innovation & Translation Labs).  HPN’s robust clinical and academic research programs fosters a culture of innovation and collaboration.  Physicians and scientists work closely within and across centers, institutes and schools to collaborate whether they are basic laboratory based scientists, bio statisticians or clinicians to encourage cross disciplinary translation bench to bedside research. 
Our doctors and researchers strive to bring the latest and most innovative research developments and clinical therapeutic trials to patients in Hawaii with neurological problems so they do not have to travel to far away places to seek these ground breaking research treatment options.  Every year, over 50 active research projects are underway at our Clinical Research Center or BRITL conducted by world class physicians, scientists, fellows, residents, medical, graduate and other students with the goal to improve patient care in Hawaii.  HPN patients benefit from not just the latest treatment modalities at the various neuroscience centers of excellence but also clinicians and researchers working together to bring advance innovations and novel therapeutic options to them. 

Our Ten Reminders

Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience is the largest neuroscience teaching program in the state with over 50 residents, medical students, graduate and undergraduate students from local institutions like University of Hawaii, Tripler Army Medical Center and students from overseas institutions like Yale, Duke, Stanford, Columbia, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, University of Adelaide School of Medicine.