Dr. Kamalu was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. After spending his childhood and teen years in Hawaii, Arizona and Germany, he served an LDS mission to Munich, Germany and graduated from Brigham Young University in Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Kamalu attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed a residency in Family Practice at Scott Medical Center, Scott AFB in Illinois. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice.