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October 08, 2019

Making Memories, Sharing Moments at the Maui Fair

Lifetime, long-time and even recent Maui residents know that the Maui Fair is one of the biggest events on the island. In it's 97th year, the Maui Fair did not disappoint. Our residents look fo...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Antidote to Boredom, Meaningful Activity, engaging activities

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February 15, 2019

Valentine's Day Pageant Brings Tears of Joy

On Valentine’s Day, Hale Makua holds an annual Miss Hale Makua Sweetheart pageant. This year seven contestants were selected to represent the town they grew up in and compete for the crown an...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Meaningful Activity, Eden Principle 6, variety and spontaneity, Valentine's, Eden Alternative Principle 5

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February 13, 2019

Vintage Quilts Spread Warmth and Happiness

The weather has been unusually cold on Maui and thanks to a generous donation from our friends at Vintage Kantha Maui through a Montessori School of Maui donation drive, some of our residents have ...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Antidote to Boredom, Eden Alternative Principle 5, Community Giving

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December 21, 2018

Residents Enjoy the Sweet Sounds of Willie K. and Amy Hanaiali'i

Mahalo to Uncle Willie K. and Amy Hanaiali`i  for taking the time to perform for residents at Hale Makua Kahului on December 14th. Residents were thrilled to hear the Duo perform live just for...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, variety and spontaneity, Eden Alternative Principle 5, Community Giving

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May 30, 2018

Residents Share Their Aloha in the Community

Hale Makua residents, like Melissa Miyamoto pictured left with care partner Edna Capa, participated in the 6th annual Blossoms for the Brave event on May 25th. They helped string lei for the annual...

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Tags: Community Giving, Antidote to Boredom, variety and spontaneity, Eden Alternative Principle 5

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October 12, 2017

Residents Get Festive for Fall

October kicks off a particularly festive time at Hale Makua. The decorations get bigger and spread throughout our entire campus. Residents and employees prepare to welcome children into our home fo...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Meaningful Activity, Eden Principle 6

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December 20, 2016

Making the Holidays Merry and Bright

Hale Makua Health Services has received so many gifts of goods and time during this season of giving. Community members of all ages, shapes and sizes can be frequently found spreading holiday cheer...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Antidote to Boredom, Meaningful Activity, Homelike Environment, Community Giving

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May 16, 2016

Celebrating Nursing Home Week

The American Health Care Association (AHCA), which established National Nursing Home Week in 1967, has chosen this year’s theme to be “It’s a Small World, with a Big Heart” ...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, Principle 4, Principle 6, Meaningful Activity, Antidote to Helplessness, Eden in action, variety and spontaneity, opportunities to give and receive care, National Nursing Home Week

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February 09, 2016

Lion Rings in the New Year

2016 has started with a boom of excitement as we celebrate the Chinese New Year! A traditional Chinese lion dance was held on February 9, 2016. The boom of the drums set a steady rhythm as the lion...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, Eden in action, variety and spontaneity

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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