Aloha island mamas! (or those who hope to soon be :) I am a midwife in Hawaii. as well as the mama of my 5 and 3 year old. I was surfing the internet last night, googled hawaii midwife and came across this forum. After reading quite a few posts I see that many of you have discovered that there isn't much information out there about midwifery in Hawaii. I had the same experience when I was looking to move here from Idaho. I couldn't find anything about midwifery in Hawaii! Anything I did find was completely outdated. Now that I live here I know why.... no one is on the computer much, the weather is too beautiful!
Anyway, I did end up moving here and currently have a home birth midwifery practice on the Big Island in North Kohala (islandmamasmidwifery.com). I also created a website for the Midwives Alliance of Hawaii (www.midwiveshawaii.com), and wanted to open this thread so that I can answer any questions you might have about birth in Hawaii.
-Dani Kennedy, CPM, LM