The Adult and Family Medicine Clinic (AFMC) proudly offers primary care physician services. Your primary care physician is your personal health advocate and helps you manage your health care. Establishing a long-term relationship with your primary care physician gives your doctor the opportunity to become familiar with your medical history, which can be invaluable during a health crisis.
Not only do we specialize in diagnosing and managing a wide range of health issues, we also help keep you informed about health prevention and wellness.
Adult and Family Medicine offers the following services:
- Primary care (ages 13 and up)
- General health issues
- Routine check-ups or physicals
- Arranging referrals to specialists
- Patient Education
- Psychosocial Support
- Behavioral Change Promotion and Maintenance
- Marriage and Family Therapy
- Preventive Medicine and Education
- Women's Health
- Family Planning
- Sports and Work Physicals
The Adult and Family Medicine Clinic's mission is in harmony with North Hawaii Community Hospital's mission: "to improve the health staus of North Hawaii by improving access to care and providing appropriate high-quality services at a reasonable cost."
ADULT AND FAMILY MEDICINE TEAM
Leina'ala Crawford, M.D., Medical Director and Primary Care Physician, joined the North Hawaii Medcial Group's Adult and Family Medicine and Kaheleaulani, a Native Hawaiian Health Program in 2013 as Medical Director and Primary Medical Physician.
Dr. Crawford received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA, medical degree from Creighton Medical School in Omaha, NE, and completed residency in Family Medicine at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Crawford, an experienced physician specializing in family medicine, most recently served as Urgent Care and Family Practice Physician at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, WA. In addition, Dr. Crawford has experience with obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, sports medicine, as well as managing hospitalized patients with chronic or complicated issues.
As Medical Director of Adult and Family Medicine and Kaheleaulani, Dr. Crawford is the lead clinician who provides medical and administrative guidance, leadership, oversight and quality assurance. Dr. Crawford is also the primary medical physician seeing Adult and Family Medicine and Kaheleaulani patients.
Lokenani Kealoha Souza FNP-C, APRN-Rx, CWOCN, CFCN, Family Nurse Practitioner; joined the North Hawaii Medical Group (NHMG) in 2012 as Nurse Practitioner with the Adult and Family Medicine Clinic and Kaheleaulani, a Native Hawaiian Health Program.
Loke was born in Hilo and raised in Honoka’a, Hawaii. She graduated from Hawaii Community College, Hilo with a certificate in Nursing in 2001, and Loke practiced as an Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for 5 years. In 2006 she graduated with a Bachelor of Science and practiced as a Registered Nurse (RN) at Queens Medical Center. In 2008 Lokenani attended Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia to become a Certified wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse (CWOCN) and Certified Foot and Nail Care Nurse (CFCN) specialist. She returned home to the Big Island in 2009, and became a CWOCN and CFCN for West Hawaii Home Health. It was then that she realized a desire to continue her education and become a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) to serve the community in which she was raised. In 2011, Loke graduated with a Master of Science degree from the University of Hawaii, Manoa’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program.
Loke is an active member and treasurer in the Hawaii State Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society, a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, a scholar in the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program, and a supporter of the Big Island Ostomy Group.
In her spare time Loke enjoys spending time with her husband, Manny D. Souza of Honoka’a, and their dog Sydney. She enjoys the Hawaiian Ranch life and will be found spending time with her family up at Kealoha Ranch, a 300-acre cattle ranch up in the Hawaiian Homes area.
AFMC accepts all major insurances, including Medicare and Medicaid. If you have any questions, please contact us directly.
The Adult and Family Medicine Clinic is located in
North Hawaii Community Hospital
67-1125 Mamalahoa Hwy.,
Kamuela, HI 96743.
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
For non-emergencies, please leave a message.
For emergencies, please contact our Emergency Department directly at 808.881.4730