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Whether you are a seasoned Kama’aina (long term resident), new to our beautiful islands, a veterinarian, veterinary support staff or a pet owner, we can connect you with the information you need.

Veterinarians Moving to Hawaii

Find out what you need to do to get your license and start practicing.

Moving Pets to Hawaii?

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HVMA Members, Hawaii Veterinarians, and Visitors

Latest News from HVMA

  • Mahalo for Attending the 2016 HVMA Conference November 14, 2016
    We hope you enjoyed your time with our excellent guest speakers, packed exhibit hall, and your friends and colleagues. We would appreciate your feedback on the event. Please take our post-conference survey here. Mahalo for being a part of the HVMA!
  • AVMA 2015 Annual Report July 1, 2016
    Please log in to view the AVMA 2015 Annual Report. This report contains information that may be of interest to HVMA members, including AVMA member statistics, valuation of the veterinary degree and other veterinary economics information, an overview of AVMA’s advocacy efforts in legislation and regulation, and the AVMA’s 2015 financial report.
  • Passing of Allen Y. Miyahara, DVM April 25, 2016
    We are sorry to report that Dr. Allen Yasuki Miyahara, 88, a doctor of veterinary medicine for the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and an Army veteran, died at home on April 2, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sue K. Memorial Service will … Continue reading "Passing of Allen Y. Miyahara, DVM" […]
  • Thank You for a Great Year! January 31, 2016
    We would like to extend a warm mahalo to our manufacturers and distributors for their support in 2015, and especially for helping us make the 62nd Annual Meeting a success! More than 300 attendees, including veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other veterinary professionals, enjoyed top notch continuing education, camaraderie, great food, and exhibits. […]
  • Welcome to the New HVMA January 29, 2016
    The HVMA site has been revamped with your needs in mind! New features include information for veterinarians moving to Hawaii, resources for technicians and assistants, and expanded information for pet owners. We hope to add job announcements and classifieds in the near future. This site is for you, and we want your feedback on what … Continue reading "W […]

Legislative Alerts

  • Vet Techs and Controlled Drug Reporting March 11, 2016
    The Veterinary Technician bill SB2671 is up for another hearing on Monday 3/14 at 2 pm in House conference room 325. We ask that you would again submit your testimony to support recognizing our vet techs by Sunday 3/13. If you have questions about this bill, please contact Eric Ako (akoe002@hawaii.rr.com). Link to bill for … Continue reading "Vet Techs […]

From Hawaii State Legislature: Measures of Interest to Veterinary Professionals

SB2671 and HB 1955 Relating to Veterinary Technicians