James K. Okamoto, MD

Family Medicine located in Waipahu, HI

Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic provides comprehensive preventive and medical care to people of all ages living in and around Waipahu, Hawaii. With more than 20 years of experience as a family practitioner, Dr. James K. Okamoto honors this community by caring for their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Dr. Okamoto offers a variety of services at his practice including physical exams, MMA physicals, weight management, pediatrics, senior care, and more. Most recently, Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic is excited to offer patients aesthetic services with SculpSure body contouring.

Dr. Okamoto has been Board Certified in Family Medicine since 1995. He worked at Evergreen Medical Group in Redmond, Washington for 14 years, serving as chair of the Family Medicine Department at Evergreen Hospital for 9 of those years. After relocating to Waikele, he began seeing patients at Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic.  

With a medical practice grounded in personalized care, Dr. Okamoto takes time to connect with patients and to follow families, providing preventive and medical services from newborn babies to senior adults. He uses the latest technology to increase accessibility and reduce overhead, which allows him to spend 30-60 minutes with each patient.

Dr. Okamoto’s dedication to health and wellness in the community extends globally to include volunteer work. He taught medical students and doctors in Uzbekistan, Morocco, and Afghanistan. He also participated in disaster relief, leading teams in refugee camps in Rwanda and Kosovo, and delivering post-tsunami relief in Sri Lanka. Dr. Okamoto served on Mercy Ships, providing life-saving medical attention to people in Guinea, West Africa, and the Dominican Republic.

He sits on the Board of Directors for Health Teams International, serving Cameroon, Tibet, and Myanmar, and on the Board of Medical Teams Worldwide, serving Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, and Kenya. Dr. Okamoto received commendations for his work including:

  • Special Recognition for Outstanding Commitment to Medical Staff Excellence at Evergreen Healthcare
  • United States President’s Volunteer Service Award for volunteer work with Medical Teams International

In addition to his community work, Dr. Okamoto is involved with mixed martial arts (MMA) and and is a Certified Ringside Physician through the Association of Ringside Physicians. He has worked for the UFC, King of the Cage, and many local promotions. He welcomes patients seeking MMA physicals any time.

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Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic

Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic provides comprehensive preventive and medical care to people of all ages living in and around Waipahu, Hawaii. With more than 20 years of experience as a family practitioner, Dr. James K. Okamoto honors this community by caring for their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Dr. Okamoto offers a variety of services at his practice including physical exams, MMA physicals, weight management, pediatrics, senior care, and more. Most recently, Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic is excited to offer patients aesthetic services with SculpSure body contouring.

Dr. Okamoto has been Board Certified in Family Medicine since 1995. He worked at Evergreen Medical Group in Redmond, Washington for 14 years, serving as chair of the Family Medicine Department at Evergreen Hospital for 9 of those years. After relocating to Waikele, he began seeing patients at Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic.  

With a medical practice grounded in personalized care, Dr. Okamoto takes time to connect with patients and to follow families, providing preventive and medical services from newborn babies to senior adults. He uses the latest technology to increase accessibility and reduce overhead, which allows him to spend 30-60 minutes with each patient.

Dr. Okamoto’s dedication to health and wellness in the community extends globally to include volunteer work. He taught medical students and doctors in Uzbekistan, Morocco, and Afghanistan. He also participated in disaster relief, leading teams in refugee camps in Rwanda and Kosovo, and delivering post-tsunami relief in Sri Lanka. Dr. Okamoto served on Mercy Ships, providing life-saving medical attention to people in Guinea, West Africa, and the Dominican Republic.

He sits on the Board of Directors for Health Teams International, serving Cameroon, Tibet, and Myanmar, and on the Board of Medical Teams Worldwide, serving Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, and Kenya. Dr. Okamoto received commendations for his work including:

In addition to his community work, Dr. Okamoto is involved with mixed martial arts (MMA) and and is a Certified Ringside Physician through the Association of Ringside Physicians. He has worked for the UFC, King of the Cage, and many local promotions. He welcomes patients seeking MMA physicals any time.


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What we offer

Services

Now Offering Sculpsure


SculpSure is a non-invasive laser treatment for the reduction of stubborn fat in areas like the abdomen and flanks.  The procedure takes 25 minutes, is minimally painful, and requires no downtime.  Clinical trials show an average of 24% reduction in fat volume after a single treatment.

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Meet Our Team

Amy Jenkins, FNP-BC is a dual Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner credentialed through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her Bachelors of Science at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa and her Masters of Science in Nursing at University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her nursing experience is in emergency/trauma, flight, and labor and delivery. She began her nursing career in the United States Navy and has been deployed to Africa and Afghanistan. While working as a registered nurse, she decided to become a family nurse practitioner, with the goal to help prevent disease and promote health. Through her experience in multiple nursing settings, Amy has clinically responded to the effects of under-managed chronic diseases. In the outpatient setting, she focuses on disease prevention and strives to emphasize the benefits that healthy choices and an active lifestyle have in optimizing health. She actively listens and educates her patients and families to help them achieve their healthcare goals.

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Marie is our Medical Office Manager and is a Nationally Registered Medical Assistant. She has a passion for medical missions and helping others. Marie was our first and only full time employee when we opened Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic in 2009. She has great people skills and expertise as an RMA, and she also has the initiative to work independently. She continues to increase her knowledge of the medical field and has been vital to our hiring and training of new medical assistants now that the office has grown. Her recommendations have helped to make our clinic run smoother and provide better care for our patients. She is loyal, conscientious and an invaluable member of the Ka Wai Ola ohana.

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Dr. Okamoto performs MMA physicals and is a Certified Ringside Physician.

Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Vitals

    "I saw Dr. Okamoto online on a Sunday for a health concern immediately, and he seemed to be the most knowledgeable and competent doctor I have seen in a while"

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "I never felt rushed... I didn't have to wait... they put me right in a room"

    Verified Patient
  • Yelp

    "But he's great, kind and warm. He takes the time to explain everything to you and the options that are available... Everybody loves him - you will too!"

    Dorje T.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Okamoto is great! He is always pleasant and very informative!... Thanks Dr. Okamoto!"

    Tes G.

Insurance Accepted

Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic accepts most insurance providers. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed. We do not accept 3rd party claims. Body contouring treatments are cash only.

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Location
Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic
94-849 Lumiaina Street, Suite 207
Waipahu, HI 96797
Phone: 808-464-6089
Fax: (808) 677-8333
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808-464-6089

James Okamoto, MD
94-849 Lumiaina Street
Suite 207
Waipahu, HI 96797