Helping Pets Live Their Best Lives

Alii Animal Hospital & Resort in Honolulu was founded by Dr. Joanna Cook and Matt Malta on the value of imi ola, which means “to seek life’s highest form.” This vision translates to providing unparalleled veterinary care to dogs and cats of Honolulu, helping them to live their best lives.

Alii Animal Hospital & Resort’s highly trained, compassionate veterinarians and staff extend the love and care you provide to your pet with a superior veterinary experience rooted in a whole health approach. Our leaders are not only trained with the highest level of veterinary and administrative knowledge but are deeply caring and compassionate.

Hospital & Resort Hours

Monday – Saturday: 6:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday: 6:00 am – 4:00 pm

Leadership Team

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Dr. Joanna Cook, Owner & Medical Director, smiling.
Dr. Joanna Cook

Owner & Medical Director

Matt Malta

Owner & Resort Director

Dr. Judy Yasunaga, Veterinarian. Smiling at camera.
Dr. Judy Yasunaga


Shawna Lee

Patient SErvices Manager

Medical Staff

Veterinarian technician Joe-Lynn smiling.
Joe-Lynn Carter


Veterinarian technician Kollin smiling.
Kollin Johnson