October 11, 2016

Louise Provided with a Home & Care

These days it seems like a rarity to meet someone who takes a genuine interest in caregiving for a grandparent. It sounds absurd that someone fly their 100 year old grandma across the Country so th...

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Tags: Community Giving, testimonial, success stories


October 07, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Bea Chong Kee

Beatrice Chong Kee has a long history of volunteering with Hale Makua. She started in 1999 after her husband passed away and has made it a point to be here every Friday since then. Bea shares, &ldq...

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Tags: Community Giving, Volunteers


October 06, 2016

Congratulations Eden Graduates

Last week another 20 Hale Makua Care Partners underwent the 3-day training to become Certified Eden Associates, led by our Eden Alternative Educator and Kahului Administrator, Connie Miller. Care P...

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Tags: Eden Alternative, Certified Eden Associates, Care Partners


October 05, 2016

Fumanet Comes to Hale Makua

Recently an ancient Japanese exercise known to improve cognitive ability, attention and concentration, and improve memory was brought to the United States for the first time, and its debut was righ...

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Tags: Principle 6, Meaningful Activity


October 01, 2016

Gardening and Growing Together

For quite some time, a volunteer in Wailuku took on the task to care for the plants in the courtyard area at our Wailuku campus, but because of time constraints, he hasn’t been able to come a...

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Tags: Eden Principles, Principle 4, Antidote to Helplessness, Principle 2


September 28, 2016

Reese Family Shares Praise

Bill Reese and his wife of 64 years were pen pals during World War II. The two finally met after Bill's military career ended and they fell in love. Bill's military training as a mecha...

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Tags: staff recognition, testimonial, success stories


September 22, 2016

$150,000 Raised for Maui's Kupuna

Thank you to those who supported this year’s Kokua for Kupuna fundraiser, and helped make it another record-breaking year with over $150,000 raised help individuals who have no means to pay f...

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Tags: Kokua for Kupuna, Fundraiser, Community Giving


September 16, 2016

Incoming CEO Selected

After an extensive search, our Board of Directors has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer. Effective December 1, 2016, Wes Lo will take the helm of the organization, succeeding retiring CEO Ton...

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Tags: Employees


August 24, 2016

Resident Enjoys Cooking for Himself

A few years ago when Michel Poissant became a resident of Hale Makua, he was quiet, he kept to himself and rarely would you find him outside of his room. But today, you could walk into the Wailuku ...

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Tags: Meaningful Activity, Resident-Directed Care, resident decision-making, Eden in action, Eden Principle 6, Eden Alternative Principle 8


August 19, 2016

Five Star Rating Achieved

The results are in and our residents couldn't be happier! Hale Makua Health Services received an Overall rating of five-stars at both of our campus' from the Center for Medicare & Medic...

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Tags: Care Partners, Employees, Awards