May 18, 2017

Celebrating National Nursing Home Week

“Spirit of America” is the theme for this year’s National Nursing Home Week. The theme was chosen by the American Health Care Association as a way of bringing together staff, visi...

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Tags: National Nursing Home Week, NNHW


May 15, 2017

FREE Nurse Aide Training at Hale Makua

We are excited to announce the launch of our Nurse Aide Training Program, which offers individuals the opportunity to become trained as a Nurse Aide and preparation to take the Certified Nurse Aide...

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May 13, 2017

Mahalo for Helping us Raise $81,000

Thank you to all those who participated in team fundraising events, walked the 3 mile route, raised individual pledges, supported a team fundraiser by buying food, and/or made a donation. Beca...

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Tags: Community Giving, Charity Walk, Employees


May 11, 2017

Comforting Care Aides in Victor's Recovery

Victor Balisco is someone who immediately puts a smile on your face. His warm and welcoming demeanor makes him a pleasure to be around, and his positivity hasn’t been hindered by his most rec...

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Tags: rehab, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, testimonial, success stories


May 04, 2017

May the 4th be with You

Your support is needed to help us raise $70,000 to continue our 71 year legacy of providing a home and healthcare services for Maui’s frail elderly and disabled individuals in need. As a b...

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Tags: Fundraiser, Community Giving, Charity Walk


April 27, 2017

Mahalo Board Volunteers

This National Volunteer Week, we'd like to take a moment to recognize our hard-working Board of Directors. We are so grateful for their dedication, generosity and support. They volunteer their ...

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Tags: Community Giving, Board of Directors, Volunteers


April 25, 2017

Resident Finds Fulfillment in Volunteering

Melissa Miyamura has been a resident for a few years now, and while we see her smiling and saying aloha to everyone who passes by, she missed some parts of her life before living here. She worked a...

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Tags: Principle 4, Principle 6, Meaningful Activity, Eden in action, Volunteers


April 20, 2017

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

Occupational Therapists play a vital role for our residents and clients here at Hale Makua. Through therapeutic use of daily activities, they help individuals gain back the ability to do daily task...

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Tags: rehab, Occupational Therapy


April 19, 2017

Much Mahalo New, Returning and Outgoing Board Directors

We would like to welcome our three newly elected Board Directors: returning to the Board is Michael Munekiyo (left), President of Munekiyo Hiraga. New to the Board is sports broadcaster Kanoa Leahe...

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Tags: Community Giving, Board of Directors, Volunteers


April 12, 2017

Remarkable recovery and home in nine days

After falling at home and fracturing her pelvic bone, Dora Olsen spent nine days at the hospital before being admitted to Rehab at Hale Makua for physical therapy. She admits that when she found ou...

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Tags: rehab, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, testimonial, success stories