Lt. Cmdr. Joe Kaleiohi, deputy senior medical officer at Naval Special Warfare Group, poses for a photo inside an emergency room. Kaleiohi was selected as the 2021 Navy Medicine’s Physician Assistant of the Year for his contributions at NSWG-1 in Coronado, Calif.
ANAHOLA — Two weeks ago, U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Joe Kaleiohi was back on Kaua‘i watching the sunset, feeling that trade wind breeze.