Benefits of HVMA Membership

  • Continuing education. Keep up to date with scientific developments and take advantage of networking opportunities at our annual conference or monthly webinars. Membership in HVMA supports our ability to host the conference and offers discounted registration. Additionally, all current members will receive digital access to conference proceedings as well as webinar recordings (available to view on-demand for 30 days).
  • Advocacy and legislative representation both at the state and national levels. The HVMA advocates on behalf of the veterinary profession in Hawaii. In 2020 at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, HVMA immediately pushed for designation of veterinarians in Hawaii as essential workers.
  • Quarterly newsletter and email updates report on current events and concerns of the HVMA membership.
  • Complaint resolution through our Ethics and Peer Review Committee to help facilitate communication between veterinarians or clients and member veterinarians.
  • Membership directory
  • List of relief veterinarians and other classified ads
  • Emergency response coordination of animal care during disaster relief efforts
  • Networking and leadership opportunities
  • Access to the Members Resources section of the hawaiivetmed.org website, including important links and resources for Hawaii’s veterinarians
  • Working relationship with the Hawaii Board of Veterinary Medicine
  • Support veterinary students from Hawaii through scholarships