Hula calls medical student to serve in Hawaiʻi

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Anthony Lim, third from the right, dances with his hālau on the Merrie Monarch stage. (Photo courtesy of Lim)

Not many first-year medical students know exactly where they want to spend the rest of their lives as a doctor, but San Francisco Bay Area native Anthony Lim already has his mind made up: He wants to practice as a physician in Hawaiʻi and he owes it all to his love of hula.

The lights dim. The arena turns quiet. Beads of sweat form on Lim’s palms and his heart begins to pound, while standing in front of thousands at the renowned Merrie Monarch Festival.

Anthony Lim

Anthony Lim

His journey to the stage

Flashback to a year ago when Lim was in the crowd watching wide-eyed as his friend performed onstage at…

Original published: 2019-06-25 21:42:22 Read the full Hawaii News here

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