VCA Kaneohe Animal Hospital

Maryn Nakasone, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Western University of Health Sciences


Dr. Maryn Nakasone was born and raised on Oahu where she started rescuing wounded or abandoned wild birds as a child. Her passion for animals led to pursuing work as a stable hand at Camp Smith Stables, as well as working at various veterinary hospitals prior to attending veterinary medical school.

She obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Science, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Cellular Molecular Biology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo. She then attended veterinary medical school at Western University of Health Sciences. She has also completed an internship at VCA Veterinary Emergency Animal Hospital and Referral Center in San Diego, California.

Dr. Nakasone is a General Practitioner with special interest including internal medicine, cardiology, and preventative medicine and has been with VCA Kaneohe Animal Hospital since 2013. She is currently a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

She enjoys indulging in a good book or movie, playing with Michi (the sweetest min-pin/chihuahua/terrier poi dog ever), hiking, traveling, photography, horse-back riding, and participating in Okinawan festivals.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.