A dedicated husband and father of three daughters, Makaliʻi, Lawakua, and ʻIolana. Dr. Punzal is very active outside of the office as well. Physical fitness, family, and church are very important to him as well as his work within the community.
Dr. Punzal was a Major in the United States Army Reserve, and aided his fellow soldiers with their vision and eye care needs.
Dr. Punzal was born & raised on Kaua’i. In his spare time he enjoys surfing, swimming, biking, and running. He has also competed in body building competitions such as The Kaua’i Cup and is an active participant in many local events, competitions and races.
The Punzal ‘Ohana participates together in various community events like the Kaua’i Marathon, Koloa Plantation Days Family Run, Old Sugar Mill Run, and the Kaua’i Cup.
At Punzal Vision we are inspired to bring our passion for health and health care to our community and to the children of Kaua'i, through our Health Fairs and School Career Days. During our career day talks we walk children through the basics of the science behind our vision, the process of an eye examination, and what it takes to become a Doctor of Optometry. We hope to encourage the next generation to become involved in and leaders of the health care field!
Wayne Watanabe- known as a proud Kapa’a High School principle and legendary football coach across the island of Kaua’i. Not only was he a significant part of the department of education, but a loving husband, father, and grandfather above all. Uncle Wayne (as we called him) was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2008. He has been …Read More →
Another year, another Kaua’i Half Marathon! Not only did our entire Punzal Vision staff do 13.1 miles, we had a few new team members to represent us this year as well- Pua’s son Dylan, Tianne’s significant other Justyn, and Shaylyn’s significant other Chasen. Although this was our third annual Kaua’i Half Marathon as Team Punzal …Read More →
This past Wednesday, Team Punzal Vision visited our neighbors at Puakea to give a presentation on the health of your eyes. At all ages, an overall healthy diet is what we aim for. Did you know that foods such as green leafy vegetables, nuts, oranges, and salmon promote eye health? That’s just one of the …Read More →