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September 22, 2017

Josh Ooka Meets History Day Hero at Hale Makua

This summer we were fortunate to have students from Baldwin High School’s SCHWA Media Club produce a short video about our programs, and interview a few individuals who've used our servic...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Eden in action, Eden Principle 2, honoring elders

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September 21, 2017

Helping the Lives of Families

After having three joints fused in his leg, Arza Brown of Lahaina recently underwent physical and occupational therapy at Rehab by Hale Makua. Originally Arza was sent home after his surgery on Oah...

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

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September 21, 2017

We Love Our Volunteers

Moonlight, a lovable six year old Corgi, and her owners Maria and Hilton Unemori have been spreading tail wags and happiness at Hale Makua Kahului. Maria says what she loves most about bring to Moo...

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Tags: Antidote to Loneliness, pets, animal companionship, loving companionship, Community Giving, Board of Directors, Volunteers, Human Habitat

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September 14, 2017

Kokua for Kupuna Raises Over $175,000

Hale Makua Health Services’ annual fundraiser, Kokua for Kupuna, raised a record-breaking $175,963 to help provide healthcare services for the frail and elderly on Maui. On September 9, 2017 ...

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Tags: Kokua for Kupuna, Fundraiser, Community Giving

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September 12, 2017

Local Farm's Donation Provides Meals

Hoku Nui Farms recently made a generous donation of 130 pounds of local, grass fed ground beef to Hale Makua. The donation was able to provide two meals, spaghetti with meat sauce and teriyaki burg...

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Tags: Food, Community Giving

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September 10, 2017

Trisha Akahi, LPN, Head of Household

"I started working at Hale Makua 16 years ago as a CNA. While working I continued my education and soon became an LPN. I realized during my schooling that my passion was in nursing, but more important was my passion for connecting with elders. They’re really one of a kind, and the work I get to do with them is completely rewarding. If you are looking for a career in a fast paced, family oriented environment, then I would definitely encourage you to come work with us.”

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Tags: Employees, featuredcareer

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September 06, 2017

Lorie Mendoza, Registered Nurse

"I decided to take a job at Hale Makua after doing my clinicals for nursing here. The staff was friendly and great to work with. If you want to challenge yourself and gain perspective about a part of life that people don't really talk too much about, then come work with us! It's a really fulfilling job. A smile from a resident after a long, hard day is the best feeling and all the 'thank you' I need!

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September 05, 2017

A Time Honored Tradition Continues

Since 1982 Hale Makua Health Services has honored the Japanese Obon festival by holding an annual Bon Dance. It began as a small dance held at our Wailuku campus and has since expanded to both camp...

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Tags: Meaningful Activity, Community Giving, Volunteers