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


August 01, 2015

Welcoming Pets Into Our Homes

When Christine Coen became a resident at Hale Makua Kahului, it was important to her to have the things that meant the most to her close by. One of those things just happened to be her yellow parak...

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Tags: Eden Principles, Home Environment, Principle 2, Eden in action, pets


April 10, 2015

Baldwin High "Senior Prom"

Baldwin High School students put together a “Senior Prom” for our Wailuku residents. They provided decorations, centerpieces, snacks & prizes. They danced, played bingo and even cro...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, Principle 2, Eden in action, Human Habitat


October 31, 2014

Trick-or-Treating at Hale Makua

This Halloween, costumed kids of all ages (and adults too) descended on Hale Makua Kahului for some trick-or-treating on the neighborhoods. Thanks to our Activities team, kids were greeted in the A...

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Tags: Principle 4, Principle 6, Meaningful Activity, Principle 2, giving care, Eden in action, Children


July 25, 2014

Rasing the Woof

Both campuses for Hale Makua have furry and feathered visitors, with volunteers from several animal rescue and pet therapy groups. Lately there have been more animals around than usual, thanks to M...

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Tags: Principle 2, animal companionship, Community Giving


December 10, 2013

It's Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Christmas

Thanks to a very generous donation from Tri Star Landscaping and Ruth & Joe Fukushima of over one hundred poinsettia plants that were installed in the East Neighborhood courtyard. The plants re...

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Tags: Principle 2, Eden Principle 2, Human Habitat, Eden Alternative Principle 2, Eden Alternative in Action, Community Giving

May 17, 2013

Hunting for Fun

On Saturday March 23, North Neighborhood at Hale Makua Kahului held an Easter Egg Hunt. Residents, staff, family, and children gathered in the central courtyard of North Neighborhood to celebrate t...

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Tags: Children, Easter, Eden Alternative Principle 2, elder-centered, Human Habitat, Principle 2

May 17, 2013

Furry Feline has Taken Residence in Wailuku

Keoki, also known as George or Jorge, is a recent addition to Hale Makua Wailuku’s community. He is a large white cat who chose to adopt the nursing office as his home. Staff and residents ha...

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Tags: Eden Alternative Principle 2, Human Habitat, loving companionship, Keoki cat, pets, Principle 2


February 19, 2010

The Joy of Gardening

Ella Rosetes from the West Neighborhood shared that since Kaiser Permanente’s Martin Luther King Day of Service on January 18, 2010, several residents have been tending their herb and vegetab...

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Tags: Meaningful Activity, Principle 6, Antidote to Helplessness, Principle 4, Principle 2, Principle 8