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Robin Wielins, Au.D.

Licensed & Certified Doctor of Audiology
Clinical Director

Dr. Wielins founded Island Audiology in Honolulu in March 2005. Located in Honolulu, she has grown the practice to four islands, and oversees audiology operations for all offices.  Dr. Wielins graduated from the University of Florida with her Doctor of Audiology degree in 2001.  She was one of the first graduates of the on-campus Au.D. program at UF, and completed her Au.D. residency at Shands Hospital. Dr. Wielins spends her free time doing yoga, bicycling, and swimming.

"I love helping people reconnect with others. Together, we can find the right solution to make hearing easy and enjoyable again."


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Kelsey Alpeter, Au.D.

Licensed & Certified Doctor of Audiology
Serving Kauai

Dr. Alpeter earned her doctorate from the University of South Alabama after fulfilling her clinical externship year at a private practice in Greenville, South Carolina. Dr. Alpeter received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Auburn University in Alabama. War Eagle!  In her free time, she enjoys snorkeling, SCUBA diving, and walking her dog, Oliver.

"I understand that every patient has unique needs and I love helping each person figure out his or her own individualized solution."


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ELIZA CIOFFI, Au.d.

Licensed & Certified Doctor of Audiology
Serving Oahu & Maui

Dr. Cioffi earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts after completing her clinical externship year at Island Audiology’s Maui office.  She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Communicative Disorders from the University of Rhode Island.  Dr. Cioffi has had the opportunity to serve patients from all of the Hawaiian islands during her time with us, and enjoys exploring each island and discovering it's uniqueness.

"I feel privileged to have the opportunity to learn from and support the people of Hawaii. I always look forward to assisting my patients in improving the quality of their lives, as well as their loved ones."


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DEREK BEAUDOIN, Au.D.

Licensed and Certified Doctor of Audiology
Serving Kona & Maui

Dr. Derek Beaudoin graduated from the Doctor of Audiology program at the University of North Texas after completing his clinical externship year at Island Audiology.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology with a Minor in Music at the University of North Texas. In his free time he enjoys going to the beach, exploring Hawaii, and playing computer games.

"It is a passion and a privilege to be able to learn from professionals and help people in need of a solution to their hearing difficulties."


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JACOB CARAVELLO, b.a.

Doctoral Intern
Serving Kona

Jacob Caravello is currently a graduate student intern completing his clinical rotation in the Doctor of Audiology Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, snorkeling, and playing sports.

"Communication is a fundamental right of human nature, and I value the opportunity to be a component in giving individuals this right back."


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shawna katkavich, B.A.

Doctoral Intern
Serving Kauai

Shawna Katkavich is a doctoral intern working out of the University of Connecticut. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Connecticut in 2016. Her hobbies include hiking, caving, and video games. She's new to Kauai and would love to hear about your favorite beach, park, or event!

"Hearing is so much more than a biological function, it's part of how we build and maintain relationships. I'm happy to be a part of helping people regain communication with the people around them."