Ola Pono Ike Gala Dinner: Saturday, October 14, 2023, Hilton Hawaiian Village

This year’s Ola Pono Ike Gala Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, October 14, 2023 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. It’s a night when we celebrate the medical profession, and we take a moment to honor colleagues for their exceptional work. This year, we recognize two stalwarts in our community:

Dr. S. Kalani Brady, Recipient of the HMA Physician of the Year Award

Dr. Jerris Hedges, Recipient of the HMA President’s Award

For the first time, we are also honoring a non-physician at Ola Pono Ike. We will present Representative Mark Nakashima with the inaugural Manawale’a Award, which is given to a non-HMA member for outstanding community service.

Ola Pono Ike
Saturday, October 14, 2023
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tapa Ballroom
5:00 p.m. – Cocktails, Silent Auction, Vendors
6:30 p.m. – Dinner and Program
$200 per person – HMA members and their families
$250 per person – all other guests
Registration Deadline: October 2, 2023

Register Here

We’re also accepting any last-minute donations to our Silent Auction and our Wall of Wine! Items like gift certificates, restaurant cards, golf, hotel stays, and services are all popular at silent auctions. Your favorite wines or spirits (valued at $25.00 or more each) will go on the Wall of Wine, and all proceeds from the raffle will go directly to Maui recovery efforts. Proceeds from the silent auction will go to three deserving Hawaii medical nonprofits:

  • Ohana Medical Mission- bringing underserved communities medical care in the Philippines;
  • HOME Project – a JABSOM student-led free clinic that caters to Hawaii’s homeless population;
  • Street Medicine Training Program – a JABSOM program training healthcare providers and developing innovative methods of delivering care to our homeless communities.

Please join us at this important fundraising event. Our registration deadline is fast approaching, so get your tickets today! To register, click here


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