Women's Center


The Women's Center, part of North Hawai'i Health & Wellness at North Hawaii Community Hospital, offers a full spectrum of services for women through every stage of life.

Our Women's Center offers a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and certified nurse midwives to provide obstetric and gynecologic care for women of all ages with an emphasis on education and the combination of traditional and alternative medicine.

Our providers are committed to providing their time, knowledge and support during each visit because we believe in the importance of each interaction in the healing process. Your provider will take the time to listen and assist you with your questions and concerns and is committed to helping you achieve your health goals.

Below is a list of services offered at the Women’s Center for women of all ages.

  • Annual exams
  • Pap smears
  • Pelvic pain
  • Maternal health services and Family Birthing Unit
  • Vaginal and urinary tract infections
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Sexually transmitted infections - screening and treatment
  • Breast examinations
  • Birth control counseling
  • Prenatal care including CenteringPregnancy®
  • Ultrasounds
  • Menopause management
  • Hormone replacement therapy - natural andtraditional
  • Urinary incontinence management
  • Cancer screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Sterilization - tubal ligation and non-surgical Essure


Dorothy Dolhanty, MD


Dr. Dorothy Dolhanty is an ob-gyn with 20 years of experience in the US and Canada including Georgia, Alabama, and Nova Scotia.  She graduated from McMaster Medical School in Ontario, Canada, and completed her residency at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Dr. Dolhanty has a particular interest in educating patients, especially during menopausal years.



Eric Reinertson, MD


Dr. Eric Reinertson is board-certified in ob-gyn and graduated from the University of North Dakota Medical School.  He completed his residency at Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. His focus is the care of women for pregnancy and gynecologic conditions including delivery and surgery, with a special interest in abnormal bleeding and minimally invasive surgery including same-day hysterectomy. 



Robin Ramsay, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

Robin brings years of prenatal care, delivery, postpartum care, family planning and well-woman gynecology to the Women's Center. Prior to joining the Women's Center in 2003, Robin worked as a labor and delivery nurse at The Queen’s Medical Center and the Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.






Jackie Meister, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

Jackie Meister holds a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of New Mexico as well as a Master’s degree in nurse midwifery, from Frontier Nursing University.  Her interests include serving culturally diverse populations as well as adolescent health care, especially education and well-woman care for teenagers.



The Women's Center at North Hawaii Community Hospital accepts maternity care patients from the entire island. This short video, shared by the American College of Nurse-Midwives, explains how certified nurse midwives work in hospitals in collaboration with OB/GYN physicians. 




North Hawaii Health & Wellness Women's Center 
North Hawaii Community Hospital
Lucy Henriques Medical Center building

67-1123 Mamalahoa Hwy, Suites 110 and 120
Kamuela, HI 96743


Monday through Friday  8:00 am to 4:30 pm.


Phone:   808-885-9606
Fax:   808-885-9506