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.

Kakaako Hours & Location

(808) 234-3441

Monday – Saturday: 6:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 6:00 am – 4:00 pm

942 Kawaiahao Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 
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Kailua Hours & Location

(808) 840-0505

Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

201 Hamakua Drive #104, Kailua, Hawaii 96734
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Our Hospital Team

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Dr. Whitney Pressler

Medical Director

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


Alii Animal Veterinarian Dr. Dinstell Smiling
Dr. Jenna Dinstell


Alii Animal's Dr. Maureen Rankin smiling and holding her small white dog
Dr. Maureen Rankin


Our Owners

Alii animal veterinarian and owner joanna cook smiling
Dr. Joanna Cook

Veterinarian & Owner

Alii animal resort director and owner matt malta smiling
Matt Malta

Resort Director & Owner