The purpose of the Hawaii Orthopaedic Association is to offer an excellent forum of information on the latest developments in orthopaedics through symposiums, meetings, and publications.


Providing quality medical education for orthopaedic surgeons throughout the State of Hawaii

Guest Speakers

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 John M. Flynn, MD | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 James Ficke, M.D. 

Robert A. Robinson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and

Director of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

John Flynn, M.D. 

Chief of the Division of Orthopaedics and

Richard M. Armstrong, Jr. Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery,

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, 

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

        Wayne Johnson MD - Comanche County Memorial Hospital

 Dr. Michael McKee, MD - Phoenix, AZ - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery, Shoulder and Elbow Orthopedic Surgery - Book Appointment

 Wayne Johnson, M.D. 

Orthopaedic Surgeon, 

MMG Orthopaedics

Immediate Past-Chair, 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Councilors

Chair Elect, 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Orthopaedic 

Political Action Committee

 Michael McKee, M.D. 

Orthopaedic Surgeon,

Banner University Medical Center

Physician Executive Director, 

Banner Health Orthopaedic and Spine Institute

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Professor and Chairman,

University of Arizona College of Medicine

Introducing the 2022-2023 Board of Directors

Kevin Krul, MD - President

Andrew Richardson, MD - Vice President

Edward Chan, MD - Treasurer/Secretary

Kyle Mitsunaga, MD - Immediate Past President

Craig Ono, MD - Board of Councilors

Hawaii Orthopaedic Association

Annual Dinner Meeting

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
5:30 PM

Pacific Club

Free for Members

The Board of Directors (Dr. Kyle Mitsunaga-President, Dr. Kevin Krul-Vice President, Dr. Andrew Richardson-Treasurer and Dr. Craig Ono-Board of Councilors) will discuss the current membership status, financial state of the association, and upcoming plans.  We will introduce the new board and vote for a new Treasurer for 2022-2023.

There will be a special presentation by Dr. Stefanie Park, VP & Chief Medical Officer, HMSA.



Annual Member Meeting

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

Virtual via ZOOM

 3rd Annual Pediatric and Adult Spine Course.

Registration will be covered for UH and Tripler ortho residents.

The program will include 2.5 days of didactics and a one-day cadaver course.  We are honored to have Lawrence Lenke, MD, Dan Riew, MD, and Amer Samdani, MD as our keynote speakers. 



Save the Date! 35th Annual Combined Orthopaedic Spring Symposium -

April 16-17, 2021

In Loving Memory of Cathy Iwai
HOA Executive Director from 1985 to 2019

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