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December 02, 2016

Making Hale Makua Home

Alvin Keohohina does not look like the typical resident you find at Hale Makua mainly because he is not elderly. Alvin is 32 years old and has made Hale Makua his home for the past ten years. At 22...

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Tags: Compassionate Caring, Homelike Environment, Person-Centered Care, Human Companionship, Resident Story, testimonial


November 11, 2016

Home Health: Quality Care at Home

Sheldon Rabanes has been a client of Home Health by Hale Makua for 12 years, and says the consistent quality care and friendly nurses are the reasons he has been a client for so...

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Tags: Compassionate Caring, In-Home Care, Home Health, success stories, testimonial


March 04, 2016

Mahalo Social Services Team

The theme of Social Work Month 2016 is “Forging Solutions out of Challenges”. Social workers contribute at all levels of society, working with individuals, families, and other community...

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Tags: Compassionate Caring, Employees


February 29, 2016

Rehab Gives Confidence and Independence

Our residents' healthcare needs are as different as they are, so we offer an array of services to meet all of those needs at every level. The Rehab by Hale Makua program is designed to help ind...

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Tags: Well Being, Compassionate Caring, rehab, Physical Therapy, testimonial, success stories, client story


January 15, 2016

Certified Feeding Assistant Training

We are pleased to offer Certified Feeding Assistant Training to community members at no charge.  The two day training will be on Monday, February 29 and Tuesday, March 1 fr...

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Tags: Compassionate Caring, Antidote to Loneliness, Dining, Eating


November 16, 2015

Celebrating Our Home Health Heroes

November is National Home Care month. Throughout the month, Hale Makua Health Services recognizes the skilled nurses, therapists, social workers, and aides of Home Health as some of our e...

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Tags: Compassionate Caring, Human Companionship, In-Home Care, Care Partners, Home Health


September 15, 2015

Remembering Our Residents

During the time that our residents are here in our nursing homes, friendships are created and cultivated and they become like family. When one of our residents passes away the loss is felt by every...

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Tags: Compassionate Caring, Meaningful Activity, honoring elders, Genuine Human Caring, Well Being


August 19, 2015

Rehab at Hale Makua Offers a Place of Healing

At 76 years old, Joey Durante has always been independent and active.  For instance, on Memorial Day, he can be seen waving the American flag in honor of our fallen heroes.  This suddenly...

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Tags: Compassionate Caring, person centered care, rehab, Physical Therapy, Well Being, testimonial, success stories, client story


July 14, 2015

Learning from Adopted Elders

With a desire to help others, Maria Restrepo brightens the day for the residents that she visits regularly. Maria is part of our Adopt a Kupuna volunteer program, which pairs a volunteer with a res...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Compassionate Caring, Principle 3, Antidote to Loneliness, Eden in action, Volunteers


July 06, 2015

Molding More Than Clay

A potter holds a block of clay in his hands imagining the possibilities of what it could become.  Full of patience, the potter begins to knead and mold the clay. Slowly it begins to take shape...

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Tags: Compassionate Caring, Antidote to Boredom, Meaningful Activity, engaging activities, Kokua for Kupuna, Fundraiser, Care Partners