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Transitions Program

This program supports your transition to a healthier lifestyle by using one of our medically supervised options:

  • Option 1: Replace  2-3  meals each day with Optifast® products made by Nestle, which provide proper nutrition when replacing meals
  • Option 2: Anti-Obesity Medication

Whether you choose meal replacements or the medication option, your weight loss journey will be managed by our board certified doctors who specialize in obesity medicine.

You’ll also take part in 14 group classes that will give you the support and knowledge to help you succeed. These 90-minute classes will teach you diet, exercise, and life-changing skills including:

  • Making healthy choices while eating out
  • Recognizing what triggers you to eat
  • Squeezing exercise into your busy life
  • Making sense of food labels
  • Understanding how thoughts impact your weight


$100 for program supplies and materials, plus:

  • If using anti-obesity medication:
    $10-$30 each month for prescriptions covered by health insurance, or $200 to $1000 each month for prescriptions not covered by insurance
  • If replacing meals:
    about $275 per month (depending on the number of meals replacement) 

Best for:

Kaiser Permanente members who need to lose 20 pounds or more.


  • OAHU: Moanalua Medical Center
  • MAUI: Maui Lani Medical Office
  • HAWAII ISLAND: Kona Medical Office and Hilo Clinic


Weight Management Information Session

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