The Kauai DHO serves the community with proficiencies in emergency preparedness, family health services, public health nursing, services for the developmentally delayed, environmental health services (vector control, clean air, clean water, and sanitation programs), vital statistics (births, marriages, and deaths), communicable disease control, and mental health services.

3040 Umi Street
Lihue, HI 96766
(808) 241-3495



Tropic Care 2024
The Kauaʻi District Health Office and the County of Kauaʻi are honored to host a medical Innovative Readiness Training Mission, Tropic Care in June 2024.

Services provided (at no cost to you) will include:

• Physical exams
• Dermatology (Kapaa Site only)
• Eye exams & Eyeglass fabrication
• Dental exams, fillings, & extractions
• Veterinary services–for the first time, Tropic Care is also partnering with the Kauai Humane Society to provide additional spay/neuter services 6/12-6/15 and 6/17-6/21.  Pet owners can sign up their pets at https://khsappointments.squarespace.com/snclinic-1 or here https://kauaihumane.org/services/veterinary-services/


Main Clinic:
Kapa’a Middle School June 13 – 20
Satellite Clinics:
Waimea Canyon Middle School June 13 – 15
Kilauea Elementary School June 18-20

Times: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. All clinics will close at 12:00 pm on June 20th.

First come, first served – be prepared to wait!
Please bring: water, snacks, eyeglasses, and a list of current prescriptions.
Kaua’i Bus services island-wide will be free of charge June 13 – 20

If you have additional questions about Tropic Care, please call (808) 241-3555.  If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please call (808) 241-3555 at least seven days in advance. Requests made as early as possible will allow adequate time to fulfill your request.  If you need the services of an interpreter, please call (808) 241-3564.

Tropic Care 2024 Flyer

Hanapepe Health Center
The Hanapepe Health Center (HHC) will be undergoing renovations, for the rest of 2024! We anticipate reopening sometime early next year. To find out where services are being rerouted to, please contact the appropriate Section below.

Many folks are still getting sick with COVID-19. To protect our island, don’t forget to wear a mask and test if you feel sick or have recently been exposed. For the most up to date COVID 19 data, visit Latest COVID-19 Data.


The Kauai District Health Office (KDHO) is headed by the District Health Officer, Janet Berreman, MD, MPH (She/Her). In coordination with the State Director of Health and DOH leadership, the District Health Officer oversees the operations of all KDHO programs. Dr. Berreman participates in local community initiatives and partners with health care, education, and other agencies in the County. Dr. Berreman provides consultation on issues of public health concern in the community.


The Administration section serves as the central headquarters for the KDHO and provides direct support to the Kauai District Health Officer. The KDHO includes nine program Sections: Administration, Family Health Services (FHS), Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDPHP), Communicable Disease and Public Health Nursing Services (CDPHN), Disease Investigation, Laboratory, Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health, and Developmental Disabilities programs.

As the front line to customers of the Kauai District Health Office, the administrative staff is made up of employees who exemplify excellent customer service skills as they are frequently called upon to assist with both external and internal customer needs.

Looking for a birth, death or marriage certificate? Visit Vital Records.

Looking for a Tuberculosis (TB) test? Visit Public Health Nursing

Looking for a job? View job opportunities at the Department of Health

KDHO Sections (Click each, for more info):

Child and Adolescent Mental Health 274-3883
Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion 241-3564
Communicable Disease and Public Health Nursing 241-3387
Community Mental Health Center 274-3190
Developmental Disabilities 241-3406
Disease Investigation 241-3563
Environmental Health Services 241-3323
Environmental Health Services — Clean Water 241-3322
Environmental Health Services — Food Safety 241-3323
Environmental Health Services — Vector Control 241-3306
Environmental Health Services — Wastewater 241-3321
Family Health Services 241-3428
Laboratory 241-3353
Public Health Emergency Preparedness 241-3555
TB Skin Test Clinic 241-3387
Vital Records 241-3498

Select a language to request an interpreter for help in another language:

廣東話/广东话: Chinese: Cantonese
國語/普通话: Chinese: Mandarin
Kapasen Chuuk: Chuukese
ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi: Hawaiian
Ilokano: Ilocano
日本語: Japanese
한국어: Korean
Kajin Majôl: Marshallese
Gagana Samoa: Samoan
Español: Spanish
Tagalog: Tagalog
Tiếng Việt: Vietnamese



The Hawai‘i Department of Health is committed to maintaining an environment free from discrimination, retaliation, or harassment on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, or disability, or any other class as protected under federal or state law, with respect to any program or activity.

For more information, including language accessibility and filing a complaint, please contact Acting Non-Discrimination Coordinator Valerie Kato at (808) 586-4400, [email protected], or visit HDOH’s website at http://health.hawaii.gov and https://health.hawaii.gov/news/submenu/doh-non-discrimination-policy-procedures/