About Us

We Believe All Children Can Reach Their Potential to Grow and Thrive

Milestones was founded in 2018 by a team of physicians and therapists who saw an opportunity and unmet need for a unified effort to improve care for children with neurodevelopmental and behavioral conditions in Hawaii.

Our Mission

Milestones will apply our diverse professional expertise, and community relationships to improve care for people with neurologic disorders, realizing value in all children and families. We will embrace the journey of transformation with our patients and their families, and in an ever-changing health care environment that presents new challenges and opportunities.

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  • Develop clinical programs to enrich the lives of individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Enhance our system of care for at-risk, underserved children through early, comprehensive evaluation and treatment to improve behavioral health
  • Foster growth of community members in the pursuit of their personal and professional goals related to neurodevelopmental disability care
  • Participate with community organizations in their efforts to make Hawaii a better place for people with disabilities
  • Seek out the best partners to complement our capabilities in pursuit of our Vision

We Fulfill our Mission by Providing

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High-quality medical assessments & treatments for children with disabilities.
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Interisland and rural care with clinics, medical centers, & community providers.
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Child-centered and family-focused therapy for children on the autism spectrum.
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Comprehensive, transdisciplinary care for children ages 0 - 5 with behavioral conditions.

Our Vision

Milestones will be a Center of Excellence in Neurodevelopmental Disorders for Hawaii and the Pacific Rim by providing the best clinical care, professional development and research, to be at the forefront of the community effort to make Hawaii a better place.

Our Values

Aloha – Compassion
Pono – Integrity
Lokahi – Togetherness
Ka Pule Kahea - Innovation


Our Mission Builds On

Four Pillars of Excellence

To help focus our goals and maintain a high standard of quality care, we have developed four Pillars of Excellence.

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Clinical Care

Our patients – and their families – come first. Our team-centered clinical approach combines accurate diagnoses with individualized treatment plans to help each child achieve his or her own milestones.

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Research is an essential part of patient care. Our highly trained team seeks opportunities for research that advances care and expands the approaches and tools that improve children’s lives.

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We know most of your child’s care comes from outside of a doctor’s office. We aim to work with parent groups, primary care providers, community partners, schools, and government agencies to strive toward gold standard coordinated care.

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We are dedicated to building the next generation of healthcare workers trained in neurological and behavioral health fields.

About Us

Our History

We began as a center within the Shriners Hospital for Children – Honolulu in 2013. Their support helped more than 2,000 children with disabilities or developmental delays access high quality care. Our steady growth prompted us to open our doors in 2018 as a standalone, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving children and their families in the state of Hawai‘i. Individual donors and foundations make our work possible. Generous support from the Hawai‘i Community Foundation and generous donors including Agne Family Fund, Gwenfread Elaine Allen Fund, Omidyar ‘Ohana Fund, The NME Fund, Stupski Foundation, and Victoria S. & Bradley L. Geist Foundation made our launch possible. We thank them for their support.

Contributions of individuals and organization sustains our work.

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