COVID-19 Vaccine: Get the Facts

Booster Doses

Omicron Boosters: The FDA recently authorized COVID-19 bivalent boosters for everyone 6 months and older. For information on where the bivalent booster is available on Kauai, please visit

Vaccination remains the safest strategy for protecting against COVID-19.  For more guidance on who should get booster doses and when, please visit:



The Novavax COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized for emergency use and is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as another option for COVID-19 vaccination.

Novavax is a two-dose vaccine available to individuals 18 and older who have not previously received a COVID-19 vaccine of any kind. The second dose is given three to eight weeks after the first dose.

Kaiser Permanente in Līhu‘e is offering Novavax to members and non-members Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Walk-ins accepted for schedule an appointment by calling 808-432-2000.

Children under 5 years old


The new Pfizer vaccine is specially made for children six-months through four years of age and will be administered in a three-shot series. There should be three weeks between the first and second shots. The third shot is to be given at least two months after the second shot. Each dose is one-tenth the dose of the Pfizer vaccine given to adults.

The new Moderna vaccine is for children six-months through five years of age and will be administered in a two-shot series. The second shot is to be given at least four weeks after the first shot. Each dose is a quarter of the Moderna dose given to adults.


Wilcox (Kauai Medical Clinic - Pediatrics) (Pfizer)

Saturday, August 27th  8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Appointments are required:


Kaiser Permanente Lihue Clinic

Walk-ins are accepted, or make an appointment at If you are having trouble making an appointment online, please call 808-432-2000, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Membership NOT required


Hoola Lahui (Moderna)

For an appointment call (808) 938-0938. No walk-ins are accepted.

Wednesdays (Waimea), 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Thursdays (Kapaa),  1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Vaccine clinics for ages 5 and up

Vaccination protects you and your child and reduces the likelihood of transmitting the virus to family members, friends, and others.

Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

Kupuna in need of assistance with the online appointment systems can call the Agency on Elderly Affairs at (808) 241-4470 and they can help.

Kaiser Permanente Lihue Clinic:

NOVAVAX – Beginning 10/19/2022, Novavax will be available Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.  Walk-ins accepted or schedule an appointment. This is available as a primary series only (not authorized as a booster at this time).

Pfizer Bivalent boosters:  Pfizer bivalent boosters are now available for ages 12+.  Pediatric Pfizer bivalent boosters for ages 5-11 will be available starting Monday 10/24/2022. 

Moderna Bivalent boosters:  Moderna bivalent boosters are now available for ages 18+.  Pediatric Moderna bivalent boosters for ages 6-17 will be available starting Monday 10/24/2022. 

Membership NOT required.

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments are recommended at

If you're having trouble making an appointment online, call 808-432-2000 (TTY 711)


Walmart Pharmacy Lihue

Open to ages 5 and older, Book an appointment:


Longs Lihue Kukui Grove

Open to everyone ages 5 and older Appointments are required:


Longs Koloa, Kapaa, and Eleele 

Ages 18+, Appointments are required:


Safeway Lihue and Kapaa 

No pediatric doses at this location 


Costco Lihue 

Ages 18+ only Make an appointment:


Lihue Pharmacy 

Ages 18+ Clinic open Tuesdays and Fridays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To make an appointment, call (808) 246-6900. Walk-ins are welcome. For more info:

Ho'ola Lahui Hawaii/Kauai Community Health Center

Vaccines are offered in their Waimea and Kapaa clinics and at pop-up events.

Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information and to make an appointment, call (808) 938-0938. Walk-ins are not accepted.