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April 25, 2017

Resident Finds Fulfillment in Volunteering

Melissa Miyamura has been a resident for a few years now, and while we see her smiling and saying aloha to everyone who passes by, she missed some parts of her life before living here. She worked a...

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Tags: Principle 4, Principle 6, Meaningful Activity, Eden in action, Volunteers

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January 03, 2017

The Simple Pleasure of Playing Piano

Ione Rennacker can most often be found in front of her room, sitting at a small wooden table that holds her beloved Casio keyboard. She serenades her fellow residents and care partners all througho...

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Tags: Principle 4, Antidote to Helplessness, giving care, Eden in action, simple pleasures

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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

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August 11, 2016

Sewing for a Good Cause

Every year in preparation for our annual fundraiser, Kokua for Kupuna, Hale Makua residents assist with a variety of projects from table decorations to lei making and more. This year is no differen...

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Tags: antidote to helplesness, Principle 4, Eden in action, Kokua for Kupuna

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June 02, 2016

Honoring the Brave

Hale Makua residents have taken part in Maui County's annual Blossoms for the Brave event for the past four years. The event, sponsored by Kaunoa Senior Services, is held on the Friday before M...

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Tags: Principle 4, Antidote to Helplessness, giving care, Eden in action, 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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October 01, 2015

Maui Fair Fun & Prizes

The 93rd annual Maui Fair came to town and twenty-five of our residents from Wailuku and Kahului got to join in on the fun during the Special Fair Day on Friday, September 25th. Resident Bill ...

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Tags: Principle 4, Principle 6, Meaningful Activity, Antidote to Helplessness, Eden in action

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July 25, 2015

Fired Up for Annual Fundraiser

Hale Makua residents have been firing up the kiln for a special art project in support of our signature fundraiser, Kokua for Kupuna, making vibrantly colored ceramic pots to decorate guest tables....

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Tags: Principle 4, Antidote to Helplessness, residents give care, Eden in action, Kokua for Kupuna, Fundraiser

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June 12, 2015

Resident Gives Care by Volunteering

For months resident Beverly Brown was asking for different ways she could help out and give back to Hale Makua. So, a time was scheduled for Beverly to go through volunteer orientation. From there ...

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Tags: Principle 4, Principle 6, Meaningful Activity, Antidote to Helplessness, Eden in action, Volunteers

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May 25, 2015

Lei for Honored Fallen Heros

Maui County's annual "Blossoms for the Brave" event was held on Friday, May 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the lawn of the Kalana O Maui County Building. Hale Makua Health Serv...

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Tags: Principle 4, Principle 6, Meaningful Activity, residents give care, Eden in action, Community Giving