LIST: Here’s where you can get your coronavirus vaccine in Hawaii

Coronavirus

Courtesy: Hawaii Department of Health / State of Hawaii

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The state has expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to qualified individuals in phase 1C, with kupuna age 60 and older being eligible for the vaccine as of March 29. Here is everything you need to know about how and where to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Vaccines are currently being distributed in tiers. The distribution layout is as follows:

  • Phase 1A: Frontline essential healthcare workers and long‐term care facility residents.
  • Phase 1B: Frontline essential workers and adults 75 years of age and older.
  • Phase 1C: Adults between the age of 60 and 74 years old, Persons aged 16 and older with high-risk medical conditions and essential workers who were not recommended for vaccination in Phase 1B.
  • Phase 2: All persons over the age of 16 who were not previously recommended for vaccination.

The state is set to expand to Phase 1C of the vaccine distribution plan.

At this time, Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has FDA approval for use in people 16 years old and older and the Moderna vaccine has FDA approval for use in people 18 years old and older.

Current qualifications for a COVID-19 vaccine:

  • Be between the ages of 60 and 74 years old.
  • Be a person aged 16 or older with a high-risk medical condition.*
  • Be an essential worker.**
  • Adults who qualify under phase 1A and 1B may still be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, but priority will be given to individuals in phase 1C.
  • Certain healthcare facilities may require proof of insurance. Contact your healthcare provider for more information.

*Under DOH guidelines, high-risk medical conditions include, but are not limited to:

  • End stage renal disease that requires dialysis.
  • Lung or heart disease that is severe enough to require current oxygen treatment.
  • People who receive IV medication infusions for cancer or other conditions.

**Essential workers are people in industries and occupations important to the functioning of society and have an increased risk of exposure due to their jobs.

The following Phase 1C essential workers are currently qualified for the vaccine:

  • Hotel and hospitality workers
  • Food service workers
  • Bar workers
  • Essential workers already qualified under phase 1A and phase 1B: First responders, corrections officers and staff, emergency services dispatchers, individuals essential for federal, state and local government operations, critical transportation infrastructure workers (harbor, dock workers, public transportation, etc.), critical utilities workers (energy, water, etc.), teachers, childcare and educational support staff (preschool, K-12, post-secondary, etc.), US Postal Service employees and grocery store workers.

Other essential workers not mentioned above are currently not eligible to book their appointment and are being asked by the Department of Health to wait until called upon.

Facilities administering COVID-19 vaccines may be unable to register new/certain applicants due to limited supply or lack of appointment availability. Please contact the participating facility or check their website for the most up-to-date information.

The following facilities will be expanding vaccine administrations to individuals in phase 1C. For a list of participating facilities providing doses to individuals in phase 1A and 1B, click here.

This list below is subject to change and may be updated regularly.

City and County of Honolulu

Hawaii Pacific Health

  • Expanding eligibility to all individuals in phase 1C and those 60 years old and older.
  • To register, click here.

Adventist Health Castle

  • Vaccine eligibility available to kupuna 60 and older.
  • To register, click here.

Queenʻs Health Systems/ Queen’s Medical Center

  • For phase 1C, Queen’s is only expanding vaccine eligibility to those 60 and older, adults with high risk medical conditions, hotel, restaurant and bar employees. At this time, all other industries in the 1C category are not eligible to book their appointment and must wait until they are called on.
  • Call to register 808-691-2222 Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. or click here.

Kaiser Permanente

  • Vaccine eligibility available to kupuna 60 and older.
  • Visit KP.org/covidvaccine for the most up-to-date information about obtaining a COVID-19 vaccine.

Safeway

  • Expanding eligibility to all individuals in phase 1C and those 65 years old and older.
  • Vaccine eligibility available to agricultural/food workers as well as construction workers.
  • To register, click here.

Longs Drugs/CVS

  • Vaccine eligibility available to kupuna 65 and older and individuals 16 and older on dialysis, chemotherapy or other infusion therapy with severe oxygen dependent lung disease.
  • Teachers and staff in Pre K-12 Schools, childcare centers, licensed home visitors and those already eligible under phase 1A and phase 1B are also eligible for COVID-19 vaccine.
  • To register, click here.

Maui County

Minit Medical

  • Administering vaccines to people 65 years old and older, those with pre-existing conditions and Hawaii hospitality industry workers only.
  • Vaccines administered at War Memorial Gymnasium (700 Halia Nakoa Street).
  • Appointment is required.
  • To register, click here.

Longs Drugs/CVS

  • Vaccine eligibility available to kupuna 65 and older and individuals 16 and older on dialysis, chemotherapy or other infusion therapy with severe oxygen dependent lung disease.
  • Teachers and staff in Pre K-12 Schools, childcare centers, licensed home visitors and those already eligible under phase 1A and phase 1B are also eligible for COVID-19 vaccine.
  • To register, click here.

Maui Health

  • Expanding eligibility to all individuals in phase 1C and those 65 years old and older.
  • To register, click here.

Safeway

  • Expanding eligibility to all individuals in phase 1C and those 65 years old and older.
  • Vaccine eligibility available to agricultural/food workers as well as construction workers.
  • To register, click here.

Hawaii County (Big Island)

Beginning Monday, April 5, those in Phase 2 of the Hawaii State Department of Health’s vaccination plan will be eligible.

Phase 2 includes the following groups:

  • 16 years and older (Pfizer)
  • 18 years and older (Moderna and Johnson & Johnson)
  • Phase 1A, 1B, and 1C will also continue to be vaccinated.

Click here to review the pre-vaccination checklist and visit Hawaii County’s COVID-19 website for the latest information. Vaccine types will vary based on provider and location. See details below.

Bay Clinic, Inc.

  • Bay Clinic is now scheduling vaccinations for Phases 1A, 1B, 1C and 2.
  • Call (808) 934-3278 or email covidteam@bayclinic.org to make an appointment.

CVS/Longs Drugs

  • Residents in Phase 1A, 1B, and 1C can make appointments for the required doses via the CVS/Pharmacy app or by visiting the CVS COVID-19 website.

HILO LOCATIONS

  • 555 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo HI 96720
    (808) 935-9075
  • 670 Ponahawai Street – Suite 213, Hilo HI 96720
    (808) 933-8555
  • Prince Kuhio Plaza
    111 E. Puainako Street, Hilo HI 96720
    (808) 959-4508
  • Target
    391 E. Makaala Street, Hilo HI 96720
    (808) 920-8606
KAILUA-KONA LOCATIONS
  • 75-5995 Kuakini Highway – Suite 513b, Kailua-Kona HI 96740
    (808) 329-9012
  • 75-5595 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona HI 96740
    (808) 9329-1632
  • Keauhou Shopping Center
    78-6831 Ali’i Drive – Suite 300, Kailua-Kona HI 96740
    (808) 322-6627
  • Target
    74-5455 Makala Boulevard, Kailua-Kona HI 96740
    (808) 329-7905
PAHALA LOCATION
  • 96-3163 Pikaka Street, Pahala HI 96777
    (808) 928-6252
PAHOA LOCATION
  • 15-1454 Kahakai Boulevard, Pahoa HI 96775
    (808) 965-3144

Department of Health

  • Beginning April 5, the Hawaii District Health Office is vaccinating residents 18 years and older (Moderna and Johnson & Johnson), as well as those in Phase 1A, 1B, 1C, and 2.
  • Residents may register by completing an online survey here or by calling (808) 300-1120, Monday to Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hamakua Kohala Health

  • Beginning April 5, Hamakua Kohala Health is vaccinating residents 16 years and older (Pfizer) and 18 years and older (Moderna and Johnson & Johnson).
  • To make an appointment in Honokaa, call (808) 775-7204.
    To make an appointment in Kapa’au, call (808) 889-6236.
  • Click here for more information.

Hilo Medical Center

  • Beginning April 5, residents 16 years and older (Pfizer) may register here.
  • Each person needs their own email address to start the process. Caregivers and family members are encouraged to help their kupuna schedule an appointment at any one of the hubs on island.
  • For those who need additional computer assistance, Hilo Medical Center’s helpline is available at (808) 932-3000 — press 8 for help.
  • Click here for more information.

Kaiser Permanente

  • Beginning April 5, Kaiser Permanente is vaccinating residents in Phase 1A, 1B, 1C, and 2. This includes individuals 18 years and older (Moderna).
  • Kaiser is open to non-members. Click here to generate a membership number before scheduling an appointment online.

Kona Community Hospital

  • Beginning April 5, KCH Vaccine Clinic is vaccinating residents 16 years and older (Pfizer).
  • Call (808) 322-4451 to make an appointment. The clinic is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Do not leave voicemails — they will not be returned.
  • Click here for more information.

KTA Super Stores

  • Beginning April 5, KTA is vaccinating residents 18 years and older (Moderna), including those in Phases 1A, 1B, and 1C.
  • Due to the high demand, there is a waiting list. Those on the list will be contacted to schedule an appointment when the vaccine is available.
  • You can sign up for the COVID-19 Vaccination Waiting List by pharmacy location.

Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital

  • Beginning April 5, Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital is vaccinating residents 16 years and older (Pfizer), including those in Phases 1A, 1B, and 1C.
  • Call QNHCN at (808) 881-4668 to make an appointment or email QNHCHVaccine@queens.org.
  • Click here for more information.

Safeway

  • Safeway Stores are now open to the public for COVID vaccines to residents in Phase 1A, 1B, and 1C.
  • Click here to make in-store appointments.

HILO LOCATION

  • 381 E. Makaala Street
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 399-3800

KAILUA-KONA LOCATION

  • 75-971 Henry Street
    Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    (808) 327-6778

Kauai County

Kauai Residents Age 16-17

All Kauai residents age 16 and older are now eligible for Pfizer vaccine appointments. The vaccines manufactured by Moderna and Johnson & Johnson have FDA emergency use authorization for people only age 18 or older at this time.

To sign up to receive your Pfizer vaccine at a hospital clinic, visit:

DOH Clinic at the War Memorial Convention Hall

  • All residents age 18 or older can make an appointment now for the vaccine clinic at the War Memorial Convention Hall.
  • To sign up, complete the Kauai District Health Office COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Survey. After completing the survey, you will receive an email with instructions on how to register your account and schedule your appointment.
  • The Department of Health added an additional clinic date for the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine on April 5 at the War Memorial Convention Hall from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. If additional Johnson & Johnson vaccine is received, the clinic hours will be extended to 1 p.m. Clinic dates for the two-dose Moderna vaccine continue to operate on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Hospital Clinics

Vaccinations are by appointment only.

To make an appointment at a hospital clinic, visit:

If you are a kupuna in need of assistance with the online appointment system for hospitals, please see if a friend or family member can help you. If not, please call the Agency on Elderly Affairs at (808) 241-4470 and they can help you to schedule your appointment at the hospital of your choice.

Kaiser Permanente Clinic

  • Appointments are available at the Kaiser Permanente Lihue Clinic. You do NOT have to be a Kaiser member to make an appointment there. 
  • Appointments at the Kaiser Permanente Lihue Clinic are currently limited to residents age 60 or older, essential workers, and individuals with high-risk medical conditions.
  • Both members and non-members can sign up for a vaccine appointment here.
  • The clinic will be open by appointment Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Longs Clinics

  • Appointments at CVS/Longs are currently limited to residents age 60 or older, essential workers, and individuals with high-risk medical conditions.
  • Appointments can be made at Longs Drugs locations in Lihue, Eleele, Koloa, and Kapaa.
  • Telephone assistance is available at 1-800-746-7287, option 1.

Safeway Clinics

  • Appointments at Safeway are currently limited to residents age 60 or older, essential workers, and individuals with high-risk medical conditions.
  • Appointments can be made at Safeway locations in Lihue and Kapaa.
  • Telephone assistance for the visually impaired available by calling 1-877-723-3929
  • Click here to make an appointment at Safeway.

Walmart Clinic

  • Appointments at Walmart are currently limited to residents age 60 or older, essential workers, and individuals with high-risk medical conditions.
  • Appointments can now be made at Walmart in Lihue.
  • Click here to make an appointment at Walmart.

Hoola Lahui Clinics

  • Kauai residents who are established patients at Hoola Lahui can also schedule vaccine appointments at their locations. Click here more information.

Veterans

  • The VA Pacific Islands Health Care System is vaccinating all veterans enrolled in VA healthcare.
  • Veterans call 1-800-214-1306 to schedule an appointment.
  • Click here for more information.

What to bring with you to your COVID-19 vaccine appointment:

  • Government-issued picture I.D.
  • Insurance Card.
  • Mask/Face Covering. This must be worn at all times.
  • Copy of your appointment confirmation.
  • If you require assistance, you may bring one person with you to escort you for your vaccination appointment. This person must be 18 years or older.

For all other questions related to the COVID-19 vaccine, call the state’s COVID-19 vaccine call center at 586-8332.

If you are a healthcare facility administering COVID-19 vacccines to phase 1C and would like to be added to this list, please email news@khon2.com.

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