Hawaii Trauma Advisory Council

The Hawaii Trauma Advisory Council (HTAC) holds regular meetings inclusive of a broad and representative array of multidisciplinary trauma stakeholders to disseminate information and advise the State of Hawaii Department of Health on all matters related to the comprehensive statewide trauma system. The Hawaii Trauma System mission is to reduce the burden of trauma in Hawaii through collaborative programs of injury prevention, optimal treatment, research and education. The vision is to ensure all trauma patients within the State of Hawaii receive quality comprehensive trauma care aligned with national trauma standards.

Letter from HTAC Chair

Hawaii Trauma Advisory Council

Devin Puapong, MD

Chair, Hawaii Trauma Advisory Council

Hawaii Trauma Advisory Council

Matt Wells, RN,

Vice Chair, Hawaii Trauma Advisory Council

Honolulu County

Korey Chock, EMT-P

EMSAC Rep – Oahu

Maui County

vacant,

EMSAC Rep – Maui

Hawaii County

Chris Honda, EMT-P

EMSAC Rep – Hawaii County

Tito Villanueva, EMT

EMSAC Rep – Kauai

Hawaiian Islands Chain

Libby Char, MD, FACEP

EMSAC Chair

Wilcox Medical Center

Marty Collins, RN

Wilcox Medical Center

Hilo Medical Center

Louise Fincher, RN

Hilo Medical Center

Queens Medical Center

Michael Hayashi, MD, FACS

Queens Medical Center

Maui Memorial Medical Center

Jeffery Later, RN

Maui Memorial Medical Center

Tripler Army Medical Center

Dwight Kellicut, MD, FACS

Tripler Army Medical Center

Kapiolani Medical Center

Devin Puapong, MD, FACS

Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children

Kona Community Hospital

Wendi Wagner, RN

Kona Community Hospital

Pali Momi Medical Center

Matt Wells, RN

Pali Momi Medical Center

North Hawaii Community Hospital

Howard Wong, MD, FACS

North Hawaii Community Hospital