Survey: Hawaii loses 51 doctors as shortage continues

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Fourth-year UH-Hilo pharmacy student Tyler Millar talks with resident Dr. Alain Takane in an exam room Friday at Hawaii Island Family Health Center in Hilo Medical Center.

HONOLULU — Hawaii lost 51 full-time doctors over the last year, continuing a physician shortage across the state, according to a workforce survey.