Medical Emergencies on Maui

• Maui Memorial Medical Center is the island’s main 24 hour acute care facility, providing a wide range of general and specialty medical, surgical and psychiatric services for adults and children, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic care in almost every specialty of medicine with the exception of heart surgery and organ transplants.

• Maui Dialysis offers its services to visitors several times weekly. High demand means reservations must be made far in advance (six months is not too early). Call Maui Dialysis’ visitor coordinator at 808-547-6524 or visit and click on “services” for an application.

• Most accommodations offer specific instructions related to medical emergencies in their in room compendium.

• A number of clinics and medical offices throughout the island can assist with a variety of medical situations including minor injuries, dentistry, optometry needs and illnesses, seven days a week. A partial listing:

Aloha Lahaina Dentists, 808-661-4005

Doctors on Call: 808-667-7676

Hawai’i Family Dental Center, 808-877-5328

Kaiser Permanente: Kihei Clinic, 808-891-6800; Lahaina Clinic, 808-662-6900; Wailuku Clinic, 243-6000

Kihei Dental Center, 874-8401

Maui Medical Group, 808-249-8080

Sears Optical, 808-877-2262

Urgent Care Maui: 808-879-7781

Wal-Mart Vision Center, 808-872-9181

West Maui Healthcare Center: 808-667-9721

• Special Medical Needs

• Transportation: Wheelchair Getaways (1-800-638-1912).  Vehicles are available on Maui, Moloka’i and Lana’i.

• Medical Supplies & Equipment: Several companies on Maui can provide medical equipment and supplies, including oxygen, wheelchairs, walkers and more. A partial listing includes:

Aloha Medical Supplies & Services: 808-249-2455

Gammie Home Care: 808-877-4032.  Provides hospital supplies, beds, etc.

Maui Home Care: 808-871-4663

• Accessibility

Virtually all of Maui’s accommodations, businesses, services and restaurants offer easy access for persons with special physical needs. Call in advance to inquire. Certain activities may inherently not be suitable choices.

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