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Waipahu – 808-678-0622


Our Doctors

To our patients on the Big Island:

Hawaiian Eye Center no longer has a location in Hilo, Hawaii. Our former Hilo location is now Hawaii Eye Care, and is under new management. We have confidence in the doctors of Hawaii Eye Care  and we encourage our former Hilo office patients to continue their care with them.  Hawaii Eye Care can be reached at 808-969-1419.

Hawaiian Eye News

Share the fun of crazy trick-or-treat kids as Dr. Tortora discusses safety tips for Halloween on KGMB TV: How to have an eye-safe halloween. Halloween safety tips

Watch Dr. Rhee on the KITV4 morning news as he discusses how the eyes change with age and how you can keep your eyes healthy: The aging eye

See Dr.Tortora discuss glaucoma awareness on Hawaii News Now. Learn how glaucoma can be diagnosed early and treated. Glaucoma Awareness

 Watch Dr. Tortora on The KHON2 morning program, Living 808, as he discusses cataracts and their treatment: Cataracts- Causes, Symptoms, and solutions.

Latest From The Blog


  • Hawaiian Eye Center was great!  I had never been to an eye doctor before, as I never had any issues with my vision. (more…)Evan T.

  • Yesterday I went to Hawaiian Eye Center in Wahiawa to have laser assisted cataract surgery done on my left eye by Dr. Christopher Tortora. I must say Dr. Tortora, his cataract team and his staff are very exceptional people that you do not find much of in this field of work.   (more…)

  • Highly recommend this place!!!  I was not feeling well yesterday.  My eye's were getting red, itchy & I suspected early conjuctivitis.  Walked in this morning around 8:04 am without an appointment.  The receptionist was very sweet & asked me to fill out papers (I have been there before) & confirm information. (more…)

Hawaiian Eye Show

  • Hawaiian Eye Center proudly sponsors the weekly Hawaiian Eye Show every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. HST. Tune in to get the latest on eye care, surgery, and global health news. Listen to the most recent show and subscribe below.

  • radioSubscribe to our weekly podcast or listen to a prior show with Dr. Tortora or Dr. Rhee here.