Whole Healthcare for Pets

We are a state-of-the-art hospital in Honolulu with four exam rooms, digital full-body X-ray, ultrasound, treatment rooms, a surgery suite, a dental surgery room with a hand-held dental X-ray machine, and an on-site laboratory for expedient return of blood test results.

Our comprehensive approach to medicine also includes acupuncture and advanced laser therapies. We also have an in-house pharmacy that stocks an extensive range of medications, parasite preventatives, supplements, prescription diets, and more.

We provide the best healthcare and highest level of client service to help your pet live their best life.

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Alii Animal Hospital Services

Wellness Care

Preventive care covers your pet’s physical health, parasite prevention, nutrition, vaccinations, oral hygiene, and more to keep your pet healthy at every age and maximizing their quality of life.

Emergency & Urgent Care

When your pet is having an emergency, Alii Animal Hospital has you covered. During our regular hours, you can count on us.

Pet Dermatology

Dermatology services are primarily used in the treatment of pet allergies. We help to treat your pet’s itch so they can get back to enjoying all the things they love best.

Complete Dental Care

We offer superior pet dental care services for cats and dogs, including digital dental X-rays, dental cleanings, and dental extractions.

Surgical Care

Whether preventative or corrective, surgery can have a deep impact on your pet’s quality of life. We perform soft tissue and work with trusted specialists for orthopedic surgeries.

Acupuncture & Laser Therapy

For alternative therapy options, we offer both laser therapy and acupuncture. These are primarily useful for easing the severity of chronic conditions.

Our Hospital Team

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Alii Animal Dr. Joanna Cook, Veterinarian & Owner
Dr. Joanna Cook


Dr. Whitney Pressler

Medical Director

Alii Animal Veterinarian Dr. Maryn Nakasone
Dr. Maryn Nakasone


Dr. Maureen Rankin


Dr. Judy Yasunaga


Shawna Lee

Patient Services Manager

Veterinarian technician Kollin smiling.
Kollin Johnson

Veterinary Assistant

Joe-Lynn Oshiro

Veterinarian Assistant

Mia Cordes

Veterinary Assistant

Alii-Animal-Christine-Ly_Veterinary Assistant
Christine Ly

Veterinary Assistant

Taz Ahlo

Veterinary Assistant

Britny Newstrom

Veterinary Assistant

Marina Ofray

Veterinary Assistant

Our Referral Specialist

Alii Animal, Dr. Courtney Watkins, Board Certified Surgeon
Dr. Courtney Watkins, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS (Surgery)

Veterinary Surgery of Hawaii, LLC

Alii Animal, Dr. Satoko Nishumura, Cardiologist
Dr. Satoko Nishimura, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Cardiology)

Hawaii Veterinary Cardiac Care