To reach the police, fire department, or an ambulance in an emergency, dial 911.

A doctor, laboratory-radiology technician, and nurses are always on duty at Doctors on Call. Appointments are not necessary. Dozens of medical insurance plans are accepted, including Medicare, Medicaid, and most kinds of travel insurance.

Kuhio Pharmacy is Waikiki's only pharmacy and handles prescriptions Monday through Saturday until 7 pm (it's closed on Sunday). Longs Drugs is open evenings at its Ala Moana location and 24 hours at its South King Street location (a 15-minute drive from Waikiki). Pillbox Pharmacy, located in Kaimuki, will deliver prescription medications for a small fee.

Doctors and Dentists

Doctors on Call (Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel, 120 Kaiulani Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, HI, 96815. 808/971–6000.)

General Emergency Contacts

Coast Guard Rescue Center (808/842–2600.)

Hospitals and Clinics

Castle Medical Center (640 Ulukahiki St, Kailua, HI, 96734. 808/263–5500.

Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children (1319 Punahou St., Makiki Heights, Honolulu, HI, 96826. 808/983–6000.)

Queen's Medical Center (1301 Punchbowl St., Downtown, Honolulu, HI, 96813. 808/538–9011.)

Straub Clinic (888 S. King St., Downtown, Honolulu, HI, 96813. 808/522–4000.)


Longs Drugs (Ala Moana Shopping Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., 2nd level, near the Ewa wing expansion, Ala Moana, Honolulu, HI, 96814. 808/949–4010. 2470 S. King St., Moiliili, 96826. 808/947–2651.)

Kuhio Pharmacy (1922 Kalakaua Ave., between McCully Street and Niu Street, Waikiki, Honolulu, HI. 808/942–1922 Kalakaua location. Ohana Waikiki West Hotel, 2330 Kuhio Ave., 96815. 808/923–4466.)

Pillbox Pharmacy (1133 11th Ave., Kaimuki, Honolulu, HI, 96816. 808/737–1777.)