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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


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


October 24, 2014

National Food Day Celebrated

On October 24th we celebrated National Food Day with a recipe contest coordinated by our Nutrition Services team. Recipes included ingredients that are locally grown, utilizing unprocessed ingredie...

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Tags: Food, Nutrition Services


November 24, 2013

No Substitute for Genuine Caring

Care partners Karen Seguritan and Leo Morales usually see resident Rose Ah Sam outside enjoying the sunlight on the West Neighborhood. When they didn’t see her for a few days, they became con...

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Tags: Food, Eden in action, medical treatment the servant, Principle 7, Genuine Human Caring

March 06, 2013

Residents Make Their Own Menu Choices

Resident Ron Irimata likes to eat and he knows exactly what foods he likes. Ron has an individualized menu, so every week he works with carepartner and Resident Relations Coordinator  Edna Hedani ...

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Tags: choices, Eden in action, elder-centered, Food, menu, Principle 8, resident-centered decision making

October 04, 2010

Eden Alternative Tip of the Week: The Culinary Caregivers at Rolling Fields want to share a story about choices and the happiness that comes with having them

We have had a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables from our very own gardens this year. The Elders bring these treats into our restaurant (aka Kallimos Café) and ask us to do different things with...

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Tags: Eating, Eden Tips, Food