Kaiser opens new Kona facility


Physicians, staff and patients celebrated the opening of the Kaiser Permanente Kona Medical Office Tuesday. The state-of-the-art, 40,000-square-foot facility in North Kona offers a full-service pharmacy and vision center, the latest in diagnostic imaging with digital mammography and digital general radiology, lab services, pediatrics, family medicine and 25 other specialties.

The three-building campus is situated on a 9-acre lot at 74-517 Honokohau St. The two-story medical office includes 37 exam and procedure rooms for enhanced patient comfort, convenience and increased privacy,officials said. To ensure easy member access, ample free parking with five electric vehicle charging stations is available, and a Hele-On bus stop fronts the facility entrance. Other features include free member Wi-Fi and energy-efficient infrastructure.