NHCH expands threefold: Projects scheduled for completion in 2019, 2020

  • A new parking area is paved at North Hawaii Community Hospital in early October as step one in the ER expansion project. (COURTESY PHOTO/NHCH)

  • The Primary Care facility is scheduled to open in January in the space where Longs Drugs was originally on Kawaihae Road. (COURTESY PHOTO/NHCH)

  • Construction on the Specialty Clinic is well underway at Parker Ranch Center. (COURTESY PHOTO/NHCH)

WAIMEA — Work is well underway on the expansion of three North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) facilities in Waimea that will largely increase their health care scope for patients both on and off campus: a Primary Care Clinic, a Specialty Clinic and an expanded emergency room.