Oral Health Department
Aloha Ohana, due to staffing shortages, the Oral Health department is currently not accepting new patients. Mahalo.
All patients and accompanying support individuals entering the clinic are required to show proof of full vaccination (at least 14 days have passed since the last dose of their initial vaccinations) and booster, if eligible. (Eligibility is at least 5 months after the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and at least 2 months after a Johnson & Johnson vaccine.) Alternatively, patients can provide proof of a negative Covid test taken within 24 hours of their appointment.
Masks are required upon entry and exit of the clinic. Children age 5 and under are exempt from the mask requirement.
Please call to reschedule your appointment if you are experiencing any unexplained, COVID-19 related symptoms or if you have had a recent close contact with an individual who is confirmed as having COVID-19.
These policies are subject to change based on the discretion of Hui No Ke Ola Pono’s medical and dental directors.
The Oral Health Program accomplishes all phases of general dentistry by utilizing a combination of portable and fixed operations. Oral health screenings and hands on educational sessions are provided through our school based outreach program to second and sixth graders at designated schools. Students participating in school screenings are eligible for treatment and or referrals by the Oral Health Program.
The Oral Health Program of Hui No Ke Ola Pono was created to improve access to dental care, provide education, and evaluate and treat the under served residents in remote areas on the island of Maui. Our services are limited to clients living in the areas from Ke‘anae to Häna, Kahakuloa and active clients of Hui No Ke Ola Pono upon interdepartmental referral.
Dr. Emi Eno Orikasa
Dr. Emi Eno Orikasa was born in Southern California, raised on Maui, and a graduate of Baldwin High School. From a young age, dentistry had always been her career goal. She obtained both her Bachelors of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees from the University of the Pacific. Upon graduating from dental school, she returned home to practice with her uncle in Upcountry Maui. After almost 10 years in private practice, Emi joined Hui No Ke Ola Pono as the oral health director. She values the whole health concept that Hui No Ke Ola Pono fosters, which allows clients to not only address their oral health, but also their overall health concerns in one place. In her free time, Emi enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, and traveling.
Dominique was born and raised on Maui. She graduated from Maui High, then began her studies in Las Vegas and returned to the island to complete her education at UHMC while working as a dental assistant. As a member of the Hui No Ke Ola Pono team, she enjoys giving back to the community by supporting the health and well-being of the island’s residents. In her free time, Dominique loves to exercise, write in a journal, or make new memories with family and friends.
Alyson was born and raised on Maui. She graduated from King Kekaulike High School and has been working in the dental field for almost 2 years. She started off working as a Dental Assistant, but now is a Virtual Dental Home Care Coordinator at Hui No Ke Ola Pono. In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her friends and family.
Melanie was born and raised on the island of Maui, and a graduate of Baldwin High School. After high school, she joined the team at Pedodontics where she found he passion for dentistry. She also worked with Hui No Ke Ola Pono as a dental assistant for a year until she transferred to another office as an Endodontic Specialist which she worked for 11 years. She has returned back to Hui No Ke Ola Pono as an oral health front desk receptionist and loves what our services has to offer to our community. In her free time, Melanie enjoys spending time with her family and friends and going to the beach.
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