kukuna-o-ka-la Radiation
Oncology Conference

Feb 21 – Feb 24, 2023

Waikoloa Beach Marriott

Resort & Spa

Join Us On the Big Island of Hawaii!

We hope you will join us on Hawaii’s Big Island for the annual kukuna-o-ka-la Radiation Oncology Conference. You will learn all the latest information that Radiation Oncologists need to stay at the top of their game and stay informed so that you can continue to offer your patients the latest and best available care.

CME and SAMs credits

Earn up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM as well as SAMs Credits.

Network with physicians in your specialty

Meet other professionals in radiation oncology. Spend four days (or more!) together and make connections for a lifetime.

“This is an incredible meeting, with top notch speakers presenting useful and up to date practical treatment information and exciting future paradigms. All with large amounts of SAM’s and CME in a peaceful setting of Ohana”
— Mohamed Khan, MD

Don't miss this important educational opportunity! It only comes around once a year.

We have been overwhelmed with the response to our 2023 conference. Make sure to register today and book your hotel soon to ensure your spot at Kukuna O Ka La 2023.

Enrich your knowledge with a wide-ranging selection of sessions on key topics that are relevant to your practice including:

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas
  • Myeloma
  • Brain Metastases
  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas
  • Breast Cancer
  • Postmastectomy Radiation
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung Cancer and Oligometastatic Disease
  • Non-Melanomatous Skin Cancers
  • Coding, Compliance and Alternative Payment Models
  • Past conference session topics

    2019 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii
    • Radiation Oncology history: Marus Randall & R. Heath Foxlee
    • Particle therapy: James Welsh
    • Brain metastases, Cutaneous malignancies, & lymphomas: Parag Sanghvi
    • Breast Cancers: Gary Freedman
    • Partial Breast irradiation: Catherine Yashar
    • GYN cancers: William Small
    • GU cancers: Anthony Zietman
    2018 Kaua’i Marriott Resort, Kauai
    • GI cancers, Lisa Kachnic
    • Lung cancers, Brian Lally
    • Brain tumors, B. Dino Stea
    • Head and neck cancer, Robert Amdur
    • Coding and documnentation, Ron DiGiaimo
    • Benign tumors re-treatment methods, James Welsh
    2017 Marriott Waikoloa Beach Resort & Spa, Hawaii
    • Head & Neck and Skin cancers, Sue Yom
    • Prostate Cancer, Michael Zelefsky
    • CNS malignancies and metastases, Jing Li
    • Hodgkins and Non-Hodgkins lymphomas, Parag Sanghvi
    • Radiation and cancer immunotherapy, James Welsh
    • Breast cancer, Beryl McCormick
    • GYN malignancies, Catherine Yashar
    • GYN malignancies, Marcus Randall
    2016 Sheraton Maui Resort, Maui
    • Coding-Compliance, Ron DiGiaimo
    • Liver and Pancreas SBRT, Karyn Goodman
    • Lung CA, Ron McGarry
    • Breast CA, Carol Marquez
    • Supportive care, Gastric & Biliary duct CA, James Martenson
    • Spinal SBRT, Yoshiya Yamada
    • Prostate CA, Michael Zelefsky
    2015 St. Regis Princeville Resort, Kauai
    • Sarcomas, Kaled Alektiar
    • Head & Neck, Robert Amdur
    • GI and Pancreas CA, William Blackstock
    • Coding-Compliance, Ron DiGiaimo
    • Head & Neck, Paul Harari
    • GYN, Wui-Jin Koh
    • Prostate, W. Robert Lee
    • Gliomas, Jay Loeffler
    • Rad Onc Safety and Lung CA, Lawrence Marks
    • Breast CA, Eric Strom
    • Pediatric CNS, Nancy Tarbell
    • Lymphomas, Joachim Yahalom
    2014 The Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii
    • Billing/compliance, Ron DiGiaimo
    • H&N; + skin cancers, Paul Harari
    • Pancreas/esophagus & lymphomas, Robert Miller
    • CNS: cognition & pseudoresponse, Lynne Taylor
    • GYN & APBI, Catheryn Yashar
    2013 Wailea Beach Resort & Spa, Maui
    • Billing/compliance, Ron DiGiaimo
    • Prostate, Peter Grimm
    • Lung/Chest, Mitchell Machtay
    • Non-Prostate GU, Howard Sandler
    2012 The Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, Hawaii
    • Sarcomas, Kaled Alektiar
    • Billing/compliance, Ron DiGiaimo
    • Breast, Francine Halberg
    • CNS, Iris Gibbs
    • GI, Tracey Schefter
    2011 The Grand Hyatt, Kauai
    • Billing/compliance, Ron DiGiaimo
    • H&N;, Adam Garden
    • Lung, Laurie Gaspar
    • Viral therapy, Aladar Szalay
    • Prostate, Richard Valicenti
    • Tobacco, Graham Warren
    2010 The Sheraton Maui Resort, Maui
    • GI, Edgar Ben-Josef
    • Breast, Francine Halberg
    • Body radiosurgery, Brian Kavanagh
    • GYN, Wui-Jin Koh
    2009 The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii
    • H&N; IMRT, Robert Amdur
    • Lung Cancer, Lawrence Marks
    • Lymphomas, Joachim Yahalom
    • Prostate CA, Michael Zelefsky
    2008 Sheraton Kauai Resort, Poipu Beach, Kauai
    • GI, Pancreas, NSCLC, William Blackstock
    • Prostate, W. Robert Lee
    • Breast, Carol Marquez
    • GYN, Marcus Randall
    2007 Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui
    • H&N; IMRT, Robert Amdur
    • Lung, Walter Curran
    • Radioimmunotherapy & NHL, Susan Knox
    • CNS, John Suh
    2006 Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa, Hawaii
    • H&N;, Nancy Lee
    • Breast, Beryl McCormick
    • GU, Howard Sandler
    • Photodynamic therapy, Marcus Randall
    2005 The Princeville Resort, Kauai
    • GYN, Marcus Randall
    • GYN, Higinia Cardenes
    • GI, Chris Crane
    • Lymphoma, Joachim Yaholom
    • HBO2, Heath Foxlee
    • Adaptive Radiotherapy, Ajit Singh
    • Anatomy-nodes, E. Brian Butler
    2004 Sheraton Maui Kaanapali Beach Resort, Maui
    • Breast, Lori Pierce
    • Breast, Eric Strom
    • Prostate-tomotherapy-genes, E. Brian Butler
    • H&N;, Louis Harrison
    2003 Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu
    • IMRT/3D Conformal XRT
    • Avraham Eisbruch
    • Mark Langer
    • Bruce Minsky
    • Arno J. Mundt
    • Paul Jursinic
    2002 Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel-Mauna Kea Resort, Hawaii
    • Prostate
    • Alvaro Martinez
    • Jeff Michalski
    • Howard Sandler
    • John Sylvester
    2001 The Sheraton Kauai Resort, Kauai
    • Lung CA, Jim Bonner
    • Lymphoma/Hodgkins & Bladder, Mary Gospodarowicz
    • H&N;, Jim Marks
    • H&N;, Higinia Cardenes
    • H&N;, William Rate
    2000 The Westin Maui, Maui
    • Breast, Jay Harris
    • Benign CNS, Jay Loeffler
    • Pediatrics, Nancy Tarbell
    • Colo-rectal & Esopageal, Bruce Minsky
    • Protons, Allan Thornton
    1999 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii
    • Prostate, Deborah Kuban
    • Soft tissue sarcoma, Timothy Kinsella
    • Lung, William Sause
    • Seminoma, Robert Timmerman
    1998 The Princeville Resort, Kauai
    • Esophagus/Pancreas, Larry Coia
    • CNS, Ed Shaw
    • GYN, Patricia Eifel
    1997 the Maui Prince Hotel, Maui
    • Lymphoma/Hodgkins, Nancy Mendenhall
    • GI & H&N;, William Mendenhall
    • Bladder/Prostate, William Shipley
    • 1996 Ritz-Carlton Mauna Lani, Hawaii
    • H&N;, Andy Trotti
    • Metastases, William Powers
    • Breast & 3D, Allen Lichter

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