Kuakini Medical Center


Patients that would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Kuakini Medical Center is a medical facility located in Honolulu, HI. This hospital has been recognized for Joint Replacement Excellence Award™.


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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

5 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
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Hospital Quality

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Kuakini Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well


Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well


Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients


Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home


Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital


Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff


Kuakini Medical Center

National Average


Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night



Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean



Provider Reviews

Staff was prompt and courteous. Dr. Mori reviews Xray image with me, pointing out what he looks for to ensure surgery is still successful.

Lawrence Foster Nov 21 2020

Review for Dr. Mori

Have been going to doctor Jao for three years. I am very comfortable with him being my doctor.

Yenlinh tran Oct 28 2020

Review for Dr. Jao

Very frustrating experience

Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kaneshige

Al Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Marutani

It's been awhile since I saw Dr Acoba but he's very informative and excellent bedside manner. He treated my colorectal cancer and have been cancer free for over 5 years.

Susan S Lee Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. Acoba


Kuakini Medical Center

347 N Kuakini St, Honolulu, HI 96817

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