Eye Care Hawaii

The eye is the jewel of the body.

- Henry David Thoreau

Aloha kakou!

Welcome to Eye Care Hawaii. With highly trained eye care specialists and a focus on Hilo, we view your eyes as windows not just to your health, but also to your culture, your environment, and how you experience the world.

With this in mind, we treat you and your eyes with uncompromising care and compassion. Our facilities feature state-of-the-art vision technology and procedures, while our doctors and staff ensure that every office visit, treatment, and follow-up is a positive experience for every patient.

Visit Eye Care Hawaii today and see how we can give you a clearer, brighter outlook on life.




Welcoming Dr. Ian Kawamoto

Originally from Hilo and a graduate of Waiakea High School, Dr. Ian Kawamoto’s philosophy is to provide each patient with optimal vision solutions and personal service. His areas of interest include diabetic dietary management, vision therapy, and myopia prevention. He is a certified orthokeratologist for Bausch & Lomb’s Vision Shaping Treatment. At Eye Care Hawaii, Dr. Kawamoto provides multiple high quality services including: comprehensive eye examinations, pediatric eye exams, glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, macular degeneration diagnosis and treatment, eye injuries – adults and children, contact lens services and specialty fittings, and co-management of laser and cataract surgeries

Dr. Kawamoto received a Bachelor of Science degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and earned an Optometry degree at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. After practicing for 13 years in Nevada and California, he is excited to reconnect with his hometown community in Hilo. In his spare time, Dr. Kawamoto enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf or tennis. If you'd like to learn more about Dr. Kawamoto or meet him, please contact the office at info@eyecarehi.com or 808-935-8887.