Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make All Eyes the leading provider of vision care products and services in Kealakekua.
Timothy E. Kale, O.D.
Dr. Kale first landed in Hawaii in 1978 where he served in the United States Air Force. Before returning to Hawaii as an Optometrist in 1989, he attended Palm Beach Junior College and Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Kale graduated from Southern College of Optometry in 1989. He has received academic recognition as an “Outstanding Young Man of America” in 1988. For both academic and extra-curricular achievements, he was recognized by “Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges” for the 1988 to 1989 academic year. In 1989, Dr Kale held the position of Treasurer for the Gold Key Optometric Honor Society. He also served on the Board of Directors at Southern College of Optometry as the student representative in 1989. In May 2014, Dr. Kale became board-certified by the American Board of Optometry. He has joined the small percentage of the nation’s optometrists as a Diplomate, demonstrating his commitment to lifetime learning and patient care.
Dr. Kale has volunteered with SVOSH which provides Optometric care and eyeglasses to impoverished individuals in emerging Countries. He currently assists the Lions Club in providing retinal screenings for individuals in our community. Dr. Kale also volunteers with the Rotary Club to provide vision screenings for local elementary school students. He is a Captain in the Kona Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol which is a volunteer organization that does tsunami warning flights and introduces youth to aviation.
In his free time, Dr. Kale can be found participating in most 5 and 10K runs on the Big Island. He also enjoys surfing, sailing, hiking and cooking gourmet meals. As a pilot, Dr. Kale will use almost any excuse to fly to another island or just go up to chase clouds.
Having been raised on the Big Island, Modesto Bala III, OD was a 2006 graduate of Kealakehe High School. He attended University of Hawaii at Manoa with a double, BA major in Biology and Philippine Language and Literature. Soon thereafter, he was accepted to the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of Optometry. There, true to his family legacy, he followed his passion as an eye care professional. From 2014-2015, Dr. Bala took on the leadership position as President of the Orientation Committee as well as the Vice President of Sports Vision, a subdivision of optometry that helps athletes improve their visual performance. Dr. Bala started at All Eyes in 2016 as an intern and has since joined Dr. Kale as a fellow colleague. At this time, he is now welcoming new patients to our practice in not only English, but Filipino and intermediate Spanish as well.
Judy is the nucleus of our practice. With her wealth of knowledge and wisdom, she has mastered each department, making her the perfect office manager. Judy graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and has since obtained credentialing as a CNMT, Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist. This education and experience has created a strong foundation for exemplary medical care.Her empathetic disposition, coupled with her love of the community, compels her to go above and beyond for our patients.
Athena is Dr. Kale’s primary optometric assistant. She is trained to run a variety of eye tests prior to your visit with the doctor. Her efficient work ethic and calm demeanor will help you remain at ease during your appointment at All Eyes. As a team player, you can also find Athena at the front desk, making sure your phones calls, faxes, and orders are proficiently tended to.
Jessica is 1 of 2 opticians here at All Eyes. She will guide you through selecting from our state of the art lens enhancements in order to meet your specific eye-wear needs. Jessica is passionate about educating people on the importance of blue light filters for all our patients, especially your keiki. Her initiative and desire to learn has made her an invaluable member of the team.
Lindsay is the smiling face you see when you walk in our office. With pride, she has hand-picked our eye-wear collection so that you have the best selection of both classic and stylish glasses.Her great taste for fashion will help you choose the perfect pair of glasses. She wants you to leave feeling as confident as possible. We’ve nicknamed her “your best friend” because her goal is to help you see well and look great!
Michaela is a CCMA-AC, California Certified Medical Assistant of 5 years. As a CMA, she is trained in patient rooming and preliminary testing. At All Eyes, she serves primarily in accounting. She is your medical billing advocate. She will be happy to answer any insurance related questions. Although Michaela primarily works behind the scenes, her wide variety of experience enables her to assist in each department.
Meet Garçon – our designated office dog. She was born on a hot, summer day in the year of 2012 in Ocean View, HI. She found herself as a double pound reject before landing her forever home at All Eyes. She enjoys long walks on the beach, sailing the Kona coast, and chasing mongoose. She can also be found at Kailua pier semiweekly for her 1.2 mile swims and is a regular participant of the Volcano Rain Forest 10K Run. Garçon also freelances as an emotional support animal for patients visiting our office. She loves nothing more than treats offered to her by patients and our UPS driver alike.