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October 01, 2021

Welcome Our New Activities Manager, Julia Young

Julia Young is the new Activities Director at Wailuku, and she comes to us from the Ritz-Carlton in Kapalua where she worked as the Meetings and Special Events Manager. There she was responsible ...

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Tags: Activities, Employees

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September 27, 2021

Special Guests at the Kahului Barrio Fiesta 

Hale Makua Kahului held an outdoor Barrio Fiesta, which has been a long time tradition at Hale Makua for over a decade. For many of the residents, the highlight of the event was a special visit f...

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Tags: Activities

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May 17, 2021

2021 Ohana Week Celebrations

May 9th - 15th was National Nursing Home Week!  This year, we wanted to celebrate a little differently by honoring all the people that make Hale Makua exceptional, so we turned Nursing Home ...

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Tags: Activities, Employees

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January 25, 2021

Activities Professional Week 2021

We are so fortunate to have such amazing Activities staff that keep our residents happy and engaged, especially during this pandemic when residents are forced to be apart from their loved ones. N...

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Tags: Activities, staff recognition

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July 02, 2020

A Fourth of July to Remember

On July 2nd, residents at the Kahului campus enjoyed a special Fourth of July parade celebration with drive-through visits from family members (see more photos here). The driveway was decked out ...

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Tags: Activities, Meaningful Activity

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June 08, 2020

Wailuku Parade Reconnects Families After Nearly Three Months

It was a day filled with emotion and excitement during a parade event held at the Wailuku campus on June 5th (click here to watch a video of the parade).  Residents were lined around the drive...

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Tags: Activities, Meaningful Activitiy, engaging activities

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May 12, 2020

Nursing Home and Nurses Week Celebrations

We had a blast celebrating National Skilled Nursing Home Week and Nurses Week this month.  For Nursing Home Week in Kahului, the theme was “Healthcare Heroes” and awards were given...

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Tags: Activities, National Nursing Home Week, Our Team, Employees

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May 05, 2020

Cinco De Mayo Parade Gives Residents a Chance to See Loved Ones

Hale Makua Kahului Residents were given a rare opportunity to safely reconnect with loved ones during a Cinco de Mayo celebration parade (click here to view a video of the event).  A hundred H...

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Tags: Activities, Meaningful Activity, engaging activities, love, Hale Makua, Human Companionship, Celebration, Employees

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March 16, 2020

Residents Enjoy an Afternoon of Art and Cooking

Hale Makua offers many activities for our residents, including ones facilitated by dedicated volunteers and guests.  One such individual is artist, Marie Calagna, who has conducted art therapy...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Activities, Meaningful Activity, engaging activities, Food

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September 22, 2015

Celebrating Our Filipino Heritage

To outsiders we may just be a nursing home filled with elderly people. But for those that take a closer look, you will find that Hale Makua is a community similar to other communities found through...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, Activities