Oahu Hawaii Military Hospital to Serve Civilians

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Real Estate Agent with Hawaii Military Realty, Inc.

Tripler Army Medical Center on the island of Oahu in Hawaii will soon service civilian trauma patients in approximately the next 6 months.  Currently, Tripler Army Medical Center is only used to service Military and Department of Defense (DOD) employees.  The new plan will have Tripler Army Medical Center stabilize trauma patients from Waianae to Aiea until they can be transported to Queens Hospital in Honolulu.  This new service at Tripler Army Medical Center will be a great help after the closing of Hawaii Medical Center West in Ewa Beach in Dec 2011.

A lot of the doctors, nurses and support staff from Tripler have experience in combat from Iraq and Afghanistan and will be a great asset to serving the civilians on Oahu who require life or death emergency treatment.

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Mickey Hayward
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David - sounds like a great use of resources and one huge benefit for the community.

Jan 14, 2012 02:30 PM #1
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James A. Browning
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Thank you for sharing your blog; we need Real estate Professionals to share their comments and information regarding their markets and experiences. Thanks again from beautiful Colorado

Jun 01, 2012 08:00 AM #2
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Pat Wilson

Hi~ my husband is retired AF, 100% VA disabled, cannot stand or walk.  We will be visiting a daugter/husband, living in Hawaii.  We will be bringing his electric Go-Go scooter.  However, somtimes a manual wheelchair works better in some places.  Do you know if any of the hospitals or VA centers have one available for our use while there?  Or perhaps thru any of the veteran organizations?  We will be there Feb. 17 thru March 8.  Thank you for any info you can provide. 

Pat

Feb 06, 2013 11:16 AM #3
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1SG (Ret.) David Kucic
Hawaii Military Realty, Inc. - Ewa Beach, HI
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Aloha Pat.  I suggest you call the Spark Matsunaga VA Medical Center which is adjacent to the Tripler Army Medical Center.  They might be able to help.  If not, please let me know if you werent able to get one and I will try to help you find one.  You can either call or email me.  Good luck and I hope you enjoy your trip!

Feb 10, 2013 06:49 AM #4
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enjoy kat
LOOK INTO HANDIVAN HAWAII YOU CAN GET TEMPORARY TRANSPORT FOR YOU and your scooter for $2 a ride once you qualify. excellent service . check out access surf hawaii while your there too . grist group off barbers point helping vets and disabled people get into the ocean safely
May 10, 2014 02:39 PM #5
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Wayne Johnson
Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper REALTORS® - San Antonio, TX
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David, Has the VA hospital issue affected service in Hawaii? Long wait times on mainland so I wonder if that same situation is experienced in your state.

Jun 06, 2014 03:41 PM #6
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david

No idea Wayne. I use the hospital over at Tripler and very rarely go the VA clinic myself.

Jun 06, 2014 08:14 PM #7
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